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Miron, Gary; Gulosino, Charisse; Shank, Christopher; Elgeberi, Najat; Davidson, Caryn; Hernandez De Alvarez, Fanny; Jurdzy, Brandy; Larsen, Judith; Pham, Dung; Ruder, Kelly; Urdapilleta, Laura; Urschel, Jessica – Commercialism in Education Research Unit, 2021
The past two decades have marked tremendous growth in the number of public schools that are privately operated and, in a growing number of cases, also privately owned. Known as education management organizations (EMOs), these are private companies or organizations that are rapidly expanding their market shares of the public education sector,…
Descriptors: School Administration, Public Schools, Charter Schools, Nonprofit Organizations
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Wojcik, Deborah J.; Ardoin, Nicole M.; Gould, Rachelle K. – Environmental Education Research, 2021
Environmental learning occurs through an interconnected web of opportunities. Some arise via organizations with sustainability- or environmental learning-focused missions, while others are facilitated by organizations focused on impacts and outcomes in a range of areas, such as health, social justice, or the arts. To better understand the richness…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Environmental Education, Ecology
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Gulosino, Charisse; Miron, Gary – Peabody Journal of Education, 2020
This study seeks to understand the relationship between observable characteristics of schools operated by education management organizations (EMOs) and their organizational attributes. Most of the prior research on the relationship between EMO-operated schools and neighborhood and school sociodemographic characteristics considers the effect of…
Descriptors: School Administration, Curriculum, Institutional Characteristics, Differences
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Bishop, Daniel – European Journal of Training and Development, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper asks how workplace learning environments change as firm size increases, and how employees respond to this. In doing so, it looks beyond an exclusive focus on formal training and incorporates more informal, work-based learning processes. Design/methodology/approach: The study uses a comparative, qualitative…
Descriptors: Organization Size (Groups), Workplace Learning, Food Service, Human Resources
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Kearney, Arthur; Harrington, Denis; Kelliher, Felicity – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
It is argued that strategizing provides firms with deep and sustainable sources of competitive advantage. Despite an emerging literature base on the strategic management of the micro firm, there is limited research into strategizing in context. This article investigates the nature of strategizing in the micro firm. A critical review of the…
Descriptors: Models, Strategic Planning, Entrepreneurship, Small Businesses
Levy, Santiago; López-Calva, Luis Felipe – World Bank, 2019
Over the last two decades, Mexico has experienced macroeconomic stability, an open trade regime, and substantial progress in education. Yet average workers' earnings have stagnated, and earnings of those with higher schooling have fallen, compressing the earnings distribution and lowering the returns to education. This paper argues that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Resource Allocation, Education Work Relationship
Washburn, Maureen – Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, 2018
California maintains two sets of secure juvenile facilities: a state-run youth correctional system, the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), and 112 juvenile halls, camps, and ranches operated by county probation departments. Despite sustained declines in serious juvenile arrests and a reduction in commitments to the state, DJJ has not closed a…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Correctional Institutions, Organization Size (Groups), Organizational Change
Say, Gui Deng – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation examines how firms strategically respond to failures and the role of stakeholders in these responses. I propose that learning from stakeholder cues results in substantive behavioral changes which not only exceed stakeholders' immediate expectations but also enable firms to avoid failures. Such failure-learning is contingent on…
Descriptors: Business, Corporations, Organizational Culture, Stakeholders
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Rupcic, Nataša – Learning Organization, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to highlight challenges regarding methodological approach in studying learning organizations as well as the following content related issues--knowledge harvesting in project work, role of middle managers in creating energized learning environment, structuring individual activities to promote learning, impact…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Learning, Administrative Organization, Teamwork
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Borge, Baard H.; Filstad, Cathrine; Olsen, Trude Høgvold; Skogmo, Per Øyvind – Learning Organization, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to explore whether hierarchical position and organizational size affect perceptions of a learning organization (LO) during reform implementation. Design/methodology/approach: An electronic survey was distributed in four Norwegian police districts at an early stage of reform implementation. One of the objectives of the…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Learning, Educational Change, Program Implementation
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Sassen, Remmer; Dienes, Dominik; Wedemeier, Johanna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to focus on the following research question--Which institutional characteristics are associated with sustainability reporting by UK higher education institutions? Design/methodology/approach: To answer the aforementioned research question, this study uses logistic regression. Findings: The results show that 17 per cent of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Characteristics, Higher Education, Disclosure
Gardner, Phil – Collegiate Employment Research Institute, 2018
This year approximately 3,300 employers attempted the survey with 2.560 providing enough information to be included in our analyses. Seventy-three percent (1859 respondents) are recruiters seeking full-time talent or hiring managers overseeing talent acquisition within their organizations. Other contributors include internship and co-op managers…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Recruitment, Employers, Employees
Gardner, Phil – Collegiate Employment Research Institute, 2018
This year approximately 3,300 employers attempted the survey with 2.560 providing enough information to be included in the analyses. Seventy-three percent (1859 respondents) are recruiters seeking full-time talent or hiring managers overseeing talent acquisition within their organizations. Other contributors include internship and co-op managers…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Recruitment, Employers, Employees
Jabs, Jodi Lee – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a perceived impact of sorority chapter size on the sorority member experience. The qualitative instruments provided the means to understand the member experience based on sorority chapter size. Fifteen sorority women that affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference were used in this…
Descriptors: Sororities, Females, Student Experience, Student Participation
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Bishop, Daniel – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the ways in which organisational context and individual agency interact (co-participate) to shape the workplace learning of graduate trainee accountants, and to examine the role of firm size in conditioning this interaction. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative, comparative approach was…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Accounting, Work Environment, Interaction
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