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    Bridge over troubled water: Phenomenologizing Filipino College Deans' Ethical Dilemmas in Academic Administration
    with Allan de Guzman
    Educational Management Administration and Leadership. 2015.
    This phenomenological study intends to capture and describe Filipino college deans’ lived experiences of ethical dilemmas as they carry out their work as administrators. Using semistructured in-depth interviews and following Collaizzi’s method, data was collected and subjected to cool and warm analyses yielding a set of themes and sub-themes that typify what these deans consider to be ethical dilemmas. The resulting ‘Wheel’ of School Leaders’ Ethical Dilemmas depicts the nature of the dilemmas f…Read more
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    Ethical decision-making in academic administration: A qualitative inquiry of Filipino college deans' ethical frameworks
    with Allan de Guzman
    Australian Educational Researcher 42 (4): 483-514. 2015.
    Ethical decision-making in school administration has received considerable attention in educational leadership literature. However, most research has focused on principals working in secondary school settings while studies that explore ethical reasoning processes of academic deans have been significantly few. This qualitative study aims to describe the ethical decision-making processes employed by a select group of Filipino college deans in solving ethical dilemmas using the ethical paradigms pr…Read more
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    Moral Sensitivity Practice in Academic Deanship: Does it really matter?
    with Allan de Guzman
    In Ismail Hussein Amzat & Byabazaire Yusuf (eds.), Fast Forwarding Higher Education Institutions for Global Challenges, Springer. pp. 173-184. 2016.
    The chapter reports on the findings of a grounded theory study on the moral sensitivity practice of Filipino college deans. It centers on the exposition of a conceptual model which expands the construct of moral sensitivity beyond the initial stage of moral problem recognition and depicts three processes of knowing facts, understanding people, and understanding oneself as fundamental processes to moral sensitivity. A set of seven distinct practices were also identified as subcomponents of moral …Read more