The study of school leadership has been a topic of considerable investigation. Primarily, this literature has focused on the leadership of principals and superintendents. Although school boards work hand in hand with school leaders concerning the decision making functions of district business, a literature base specifically focused on school board members and their perceptions of school superintendents' leadership behavior is lacking. This paper provides a framework for understanding school board members’ perceptions and suggests that school board members’ views of superintendents' leadership behaviors may be influenced by demographic factors including years of experience and gender of board members.
Richard, John V. and Kruse, Sharon D.
"Understanding School Board Members' Perceptions of Superintendents' Leader Behaviors,"
Mid-Western Educational Researcher: Vol. 21:
4, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/mwer/vol21/iss4/3