Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Education


Educational Administration

Major Professor

Orin B. Graff

Committee Members

W. W. Wyatt, Ralph B. Kimbrough, Martin Little, E. S. Christenbury


Statement of the Problem: The problem in this study was to attempt to identify patterns of behavioral characteristics of selected effective and ineffective practicing school administrators. The study in part attempts to answer the following question: Do selected effective practicing school administrators exhibit patterns of behavioral characteristics which tend to differentiate them from selected ineffective practicing school administrators? The data utilized were provided by selected school administrators through utilization of the Tennessee Rating Guide.

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