The strategies for implementing multilevel self-management in schools

Wing Ming Francis CHEUNG, Yin Cheong CHENG

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School-based management programmes have been launched in various regions of the world to enhance education quality in schools. Presents a multilevel self-management framework necessary for effective implementation of school-based management. Proposes strategies for minimizing restraining forces and developing plans for effective multilevel self-management in schools. Suggests three stages of implementation: unfreezing stage, changing stage and reinforcing stage. The time frame is critical for implementing the three levels of self-management and, therefore, its management is discussed. Proposes seven types of skill required to work more effectively through the above stages, reduce resistance and gain support from school members. Copyright © 1997 Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-169
JournalInternational Journal of Educational Management
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1997


Cheung, W. M., & Cheng, Y. C. (1997). The strategies for implementing multilevel self-management in schools. International Journal of Educational Management, 11(4), 159-169.


  • Education
  • Implementation
  • Improvement
  • Management
  • Performance
  • Quality
  • Schools


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