Principal Time Management Skills: Explaining Patterns in Principals' Time Use, Job Stress, and Perceived Effectiveness
Purpose. Time demands faced by school principals make principals’ work increasingly difficult. Research outside education suggests that effective time management skills may help principals meet job demands, reduce job stress, and improve their performance. This study investigates these hypotheses. Design. We administered a time management inventory to nearly 300 principals in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth-largest school district in the U.S.