Utilization of Emotional Intelligence in the Management of Cultural Change in the High School in China
International Journal of Secondary Education
Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2017, Pages: 30-36
Received: Apr. 21, 2017; Published: Apr. 21, 2017
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Meng Fan, School of Foreign Languages, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, China; Center for Cross-Cultural Discourse Study, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, China
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Abstract
Recent years have seen the school education and management environment become increasingly complex that require high demands for school leaders. Researchers in the field of educational leadership have suggested that emotional intelligence of school leaders will have positive influence over the school operation. The paper has made an effort in critically reflecting a high school headteacher’s practice of school cultural change through the application of emotional intelligence. The importance of the research lies in the fact that school culture strongly correlates to school improvement, and it is inevitable to change school culture when it plays the negative effects to the school. Utilization of emotional intelligence in the management of cultural change in the high school in China will be discussed in depth, and implications as well as recommendations will be provided.
Keywords
Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Change, Educational Leadership, High School, Headteacher
To cite this article
Meng Fan, Utilization of Emotional Intelligence in the Management of Cultural Change in the High School in China, International Journal of Secondary Education. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2017, pp. 30-36. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20170503.11
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