ERIC Number: EJ913830
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: 0
9 + 1 = Fun! "Good Management Begins with Good People"
Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, n194 p26-27 Jul-Aug 2010
All organizations are different in nature, culture, programs, and services. However, every truly successful enterprise ("successful" meaning their mission statement and strategic goals are followed and achieved) that the author has encountered: (1) Employs strategic leadership; (2) Is organized in a way to promote maximum individual staff performance; (3) Promotes maximum individual growth and self-actualization; (4) Is relationship oriented; (5) Is always recruiting, always interviewing, and always prepared to hire positive people who will improve the organization; (6) Is committed to ongoing training and the promotion of individual growth; (7) Is efficient and effective; (8) Has a culture of excellent service (to parents, vendors, and each other); (9) Is nurturing, with an emphasis on making mistakes early so that eventual success is guaranteed; and (10) Is a fun place to be! In this article, the author explores what these traits can accomplish in an early care and education environment.
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Position Papers, Interviews, Educational Improvement, Educational Change, Individual Development, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Academic Achievement, Self Actualization, Cooperation
Exchange Press, Inc. P.O. Box 3249, Redmond, WA 98073-3249. Tel: 800-221-2864; Fax: 425-867-5217; e-mail: info@ChildCareExchange.com; Web site: http://www.childcareexchange.com
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: N/A