ERIC Number: EJ629956
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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A Director's Lot Is Not a Happy One--Using Peer Support To Deal with Role Ambiguity and Conflict.
Morgan, Henry M.
Child Care Information Exchange, n137 p8-10 Jan-Feb 2001
Discusses using peer support to deal with role ambiguity and role conflict for early care and education directors. Examines causes of role conflict development. Suggests developing a support system with other incumbents of boundary jobs that provides for sharing, communicating, listening, letting off steam, and joining together to initiate changes. (DLH)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Administrator Behavior, Administrator Role, Administrators, Ambiguity, Caregiver Role, Child Caregivers, Cooperation, Coping, Day Care Centers, Interpersonal Relationship, Peer Relationship, Role Conflict, Sharing Behavior, Social Networks, Social Support Groups, Stress Management, Stress Variables
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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