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Taggart, Gabel – Innovative Higher Education, 2021
This article speaks to the debate regarding the proper size of university administrations by presenting the results of an examination of how the relative size of administrative components within U.S. research universities affects the job stress of faculty members. Using national survey data merged with workforce data from the Integrated…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Stress Variables, College Faculty, College Administration
Grandberry, Sandi – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This dissertation is an exploratory case study of senior women who work at an unnamed State Legislature at all levels from clerical to elected legislator. The senior women explained why they remain in the workforce and how education impacts that decision. The older women in this study explain remaining in the workforce for one of two reasons:…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Age Differences, Older Adults, Females
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Forrest, Colin; Goodall, Janet; Hill, Ron; James, Chris – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
In England, further education college and sixth form college governing bodies are required to appoint a clerk to administer and advise on governing procedure and practice. In this article we report research which aimed to understand and theorise about the role and the associated responsibilities. We analysed the relevant literatures, carried out a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Adult Education, National Surveys
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Seeber, Susan – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2016
From a societal perspective, vocational education and training must enable young adults to meet the challenges of the labour market in a globalized world, reduce the mismatch of supply and demand of qualifications (e.g. youth unemployment leading to disadvantages for individuals, society and national economies) and improve social cohesion. From an…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Competence, Measurement, Job Skills
Newmann-Godful, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The use of technology at the workplace has been confirmed both in practice and in theory to be an inalienable right for many organizational employees partly because of what these employees do, or the general role of technology in the organization (Sekar, 2011). As useful as technology may be, employees sometimes misuse it. Such misuse, over time…
Descriptors: Productivity, Internet, Mass Media Role, Educational Technology
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Cole, Elaine J.; Fieselman, Laura – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to design a community-based social marketing (CBSM) campaign to foster sustainable behavior change in paper reduction, commingled recycling, and purchasing environmentally preferred products (EPP) with faculty and staff at Pacific University Oregon. Design/methodology/approach: A CBSM campaign was developed…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Responsibility, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment)
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Bayat, Abdullah – Perspectives in Education, 2012
This article discusses the work practices of the much neglected phenomenon of the work of school administrative clerks in schools. Popular accounts of school administrative clerks portray them as subjectified--assigned roles with limited power and discretion--as subordinate and expected to be compliant, passive and deferent to the principal and…
Descriptors: Clerical Workers, School Personnel, Public Schools, Elementary Schools
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Livingstone, D. W. – Journal of Education and Work, 2010
There is substantial evidence that formal educational attainments increasingly exceed the educational job requirements of the employed labour force in many advanced market economies--a phenomenon variously termed "underemployment", "underutilisation", or "overqualification". Conversely, both experiential learning and workplace case studies suggest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Underemployment, Working Class, Democracy
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Panari, Chiara; Guglielmi, Dina; Simbula, Silvia; Depolo, Marco – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2010
Purpose: This paper aims to extend the stress-buffering hypothesis of the demand-control model. In addition to the control variable, it seeks to analyse the role of an opportunity for learning and development (L&D) in the workplace as a moderator variable between increased demands and need for recovery. Design/methodology/approach: A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Resources, Educational Opportunities, Workplace Learning
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2008
The graduate of the Parts Technician Apprenticeship Program is a certified journeyperson who will be able: (1) have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the printed catalogue as well as the electronic systems and methods used in the identification, location, and supplying of parts and assemblies to repair shops and individuals; (2) know…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Relations, Auto Mechanics, Motor Vehicles
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Sassoon, David – Management in Education, 2008
Responsibilities placed on a governing body are profound--starting with governors' own performance and the achievement of the pupils. In recognition of the weight of duty placed upon them, every governing body has, by law, to appoint a clerk who is not a governor. Committees of the governing body may be clerked by governors, but the main meeting…
Descriptors: Governance, Governing Boards, Board of Education Policy, Board of Education Role
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Lien, Bella Ya-Hui – Journal of Career Development, 2005
This interpretive study examined the lived experiences of young college-educated Taiwanese women employed as clerical workers. Using hermeneutic phenomenology as the research methodology, the study explored the meanings of the participants' lived experiences. Systematic text analysis of the data revealed various experiences and expectations.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Phenomenology, Career Development
Wenger, Cheryl L., Comp. – Pennsylvania State Department of Education, 2004
This listing contains numerical/statistical data on support personnel in Pennsylvania for 2003-04 as reported by school districts, intermediate units, area vocational-technical schools, charter schools, and consortium-operated alternative high schools that employ staff (e.g., Washington County Alternative School). Support personnel are grouped…
Descriptors: Statistical Data, Teacher Aides, Clerical Workers, Library Personnel
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Boxler, Heather Nash – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2004
It can be difficult to think of teaching critically as a social responsibility within settings that do not appear closely related to larger social values, practices, and problems. The author uses an interpretive ethnographic method to study criticality in the classroom within a job reeducation program designed to prepare laid-off factory workers…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Social Values, Social Responsibility, Models
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale. – 2002
These Illinois skill standards for the accounting services cluster are intended to serve as a guide to workforce preparation program providers as they define content for their programs and to employers as they establish the skills and standards necessary for job acquisition. They could also serve as a mechanism for communication among education,…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountants, Accounting, Adult Education
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