Symbolic Tools for School Administration

Chin-Ti Huang, Hsuan-fu Ho


Symbols are powerful tools, but since their precise functions are not readily apparent, they are often underused by school administrators. This paper thus investigates the major symbolic tools principals may use to enhance the efficiency with which they undertake their administrative responsibilities; calculates the relative degree of importance of these symbols; and explores how principals might use these tools to tackle administrative problems. Suggestions were given for school administrators to use symbols in a timely and effective manner to benefit their schools.

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