ASPIRING SCHOOL LEADERS’ OPINIONS ON LEADING SCHOOL ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES
This study explores dynamics that affect aspiring school leaders’ and their readiness to perform organizational system leadership activities in the United States. The issues of resource management and properly equipping K-12 school leaders with knowledge and skills to ensure the academic success of all students is an on-gong issue. Through effective management of organizational systems the issues begins resolve itself. A quantitative correlational research design was used to analyze how well various factors predict future school leaders’ perceived readiness to implement resource and operational management tasks. One of the most staggering outcomes of the study, the future school leaders indicated that they are perform or knowledge ready to manage organizational systems and resources for a safe, high performing learning environment. On the other hand, the significant amount of aspiring school leaders reported that they are not fully confident in their abilities to solve large complex problems to make systemic changes. Results also suggest that when nine predictor variables are included in the regression model, it is noted that only two variables, age and the future leadership plan are significantly correlated with the participants’ total organizational system leadership score.