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ERIC Number: ED534147
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 109
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1248-4191-5
Experiences of a Merger: The Perspective of Mid-Level Administrators in Merged Kansas Community and Technical Colleges
Ohman, Jessica
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, Colorado State University
This study was conducted to better understand the phenomenology of mid-level administrators employed at Kansas community or technical colleges/schools who experienced the merger process. An interpretative phenomenological analysis was used to examine individual life experiences. Eight mid-level administrators were interviewed for this study. The findings from this research confirm merger literature stressing the importance of leadership, communication, culture, collaboration and integration and how these factors impact the mid-level administrators' throughout the merger. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Kansas