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The purpose of the study was to describe teachers’ readiness for change and teachers’ perceptions of innovation management in their schools as well as to analyze the relationship between them. The study adopted survey model of the descriptive research design. The participants were composed of 104 primary school teachers who were selected using convenient sampling method in Zeytinburnu district of Istanbul in 2019-2020 school year. The data were collected via ‘Readiness for Change Scale’ developed by Kondakçı, Zayim and Çalışkan (2013), and ‘Scale for Innovation Management at School’ developed by Bülbül (2012). In the analysis of the obtained data, quantitative data analysis techniques were utilized. The results revealed that the participant teachers’ perceptions of readiness for innovation in terms of the functioning of change and innovation process were positive, and these perceptions of readiness were depended on school administrators’ abilities of innovation management. As a consequence, it was recommended that school administrators develop themselves in terms of those matters.
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