The challenges of ethical decision making in an Australian school

Cranston, Neil, Ehrich, Lisa C., & Kimber, Megan (2011) The challenges of ethical decision making in an Australian school. In Mueller, J. & Warrick, D.D. (Eds.) Learning from Real World Cases: Lessons in Leadership. RossiSmith Academic Publishing Ltd, Oxford, pp. 71-75.

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The focus of this case study concerns Peter Davies, one of three Assistant Principals in a large Australian secondary school, who faces an ethical dilemma regarding a student discipline issue. It is an important case because it underscores the point that ethical decision-making for leaders is fraught with complexity and whatever decision is made, there will be implications for all parties concerned.

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ID Code: 48789
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: ethical dilemmas, ethics, secondary schools, case study
ISBN: 9780986459733
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Administration Management and Leadership (130304)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 RossiSmith Academic Publishing Ltd
Deposited On: 21 Feb 2012 22:32
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2013 09:42

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