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Implementing Project Management in Schools

  • Miri Yemini
  • Izhar Oplatka
  • Netta Sagie
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Abstract

The first chapter outlines the history and definitions of projects and project management from the managerial approach (Meredith & Mantel, Project management: A managerial approach, Wiley, 2011) in diverse organizations and makes the reader familiar with major concepts used in the discipline of project management. It then goes on to discuss the particular features of schools as a distinguished form of organization that is different from for-profit firms and businesses as well as from other non-profit organizations that therefore make it necessary to propose a different modeling of project management in educational institutions. The chapter concludes with the presentation of the uniqueness of project management in the education sector and particularly in schools, discussing the specificities of schools in relation to initiation and development of projects at pedagogical, organizational, ethical, political, social, and other levels. This book implicitly focuses on public schooling, but most of the implications are suitable for use in private schooling as well.

Keywords

Information technologies Project lifecycle Non-profit Initiation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miri Yemini
    • 1
  • Izhar Oplatka
    • 1
  • Netta Sagie
    • 2
  1. 1.School of EducationTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  2. 2.School of EducationTel Aviv UniversityRamat GanIsrael

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