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ERIC Number: ED018729
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 1
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MEASUREMENT OF POSITIONAL INVOLVEMENT OF STATE HOME ECONOMICS LEADER IN ADMINISTRATIVE DECISIONS IN COOPERATIVE EXTENSION.
REGAN, MARY C.
IN THIS STUDY OF THE INVOLVEMENT OF STATE HOME ECONOMICS LEADERS IN ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION MAKING, THE GUIDING PURPOSE WAS TO DEVELOP DIMENSIONS FOR MEASURING SUCH INVOLVEMENT AND TO ASSESS HOW WELL THE ITEMS CONSTITUTING THE DIMENSIONS MEASURED CERTAIN RELATIONSHIPS AND VARIABLES. A QUESTIONNAIRE WAS DEVELOPED AROUND FOUR DIMENSIONS--PARTICIPATION, COMMUNICATION, CONTRIBUTION, AND IDEAL INVOLVEMENT--AND A FIVE INTERVAL RATING SCALE WAS DEVISED. RESPONDENTS WERE 251 COOPERATIVE EXTENSION ADMINISTRATORS IN 48 STATES AND PUERTO RICO. MAJOR CONCLUSIONS INCLUDED THE FOLLOWING--DEGREES OF INVOLVEMENT ARE A FUNCTION OF THE TYPES OF INVOLVEMENT MEASURED, VIEWS OF INVOLVEMENT VARY WIDELY BY POSITIONS (DIRECTOR, LEADER, OTHER ADMINISTRATOR) AND BY REGION, MEASURES OF STATE LEADER INVOLVEMENT TEND TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH PERSONAL BACKGROUND, AND DIRECTORS VIEW INVOLVEMENT FAR DIFFERENTLY FROM PERSONS IN OTHER POSITIONS. (THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES APPENDIXES, 40 TABLES, AND 72 REFERENCES.) IT IS AVAILABLE FROM UNIVERSITY MICROFILMS, 313 NORTH FIRST STREET, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN. MICROFILM $2.95. XEROX $10.35. 227 PAGES. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison.
Identifiers: COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE