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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Polczynski, James J. – Journal of Business Education, 1983
In the process of developing the decision-making skills of their students, business educators should be concerned with the way in which business students internalize and react to information needed when making decisions. They must consider student open- and closed-mindedness as a variable in decision making. (JOW)
Descriptors: Business Education, Decision Making Skills, Dogmatism, Skill Development
Polczynski, James J.; Thompson, A. Gray – International Journal of Institutional Management in Higher Education, 1980
A study testing four hypotheses that investigated various relationships existing between satisfaction obtained from interpersonal relationships, disposition toward superordinate/subordinate interpersonal participation and opinion about literature defined participative processes of management by objectives (MBO) is discussed. Subjects were 85 deans…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, College Administration, College Faculty, Data Analysis
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Kaiser, Jeffrey S.; Polczynski, James J. – NASSP Bulletin, 1979
The expectancy theory model, a system using appropriate rewards for appropriate behavior, may be helpful to principals in motivating personnel. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Models, Principals
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Polczynski, James J.; Shirland, L. E. – Journal of Educational Research, 1977
Results of this study involving 280 college business students showed that student effort increased significantly using the contract grading method. (MM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Business Education, College Students, Expectation
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Kaiser, Jeffrey S.; Polczynski, James J. – Peabody Journal of Education, 1982
Effects of stress on educators and efforts to understand and cope with stress are discussed. Sources of stress, common reactions to stress, the effects of stress on educator performance, and suggested preventive methods are examined. (JN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Administrative Organization, Bureaucracy, Career Development