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Dwivedi, Vedvyas J.; Joshi, Yogesh C. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Good governance enhances efficiency both in public and private sector organizations. Productivity and good governance are closely associated to aid value for investment both in terms of time and money, and end-user satisfaction. Productivity Enhancement and quality improvement of higher education depend on governance-trends and productive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Leadership, Productivity
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Nkhukhu-Orlando, Esther; Brown, Byron; Wilson, Debra Rose; Forcheh, Ntonghanwah; Linn, James G.; Fako, Thabo T. – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2019
Affective commitment remains an essential factor in key outcomes such as work performance and productivity, and has been shown to have the strongest positive relation with positive work behaviours when compared with normative commitment and continuance commitment. Using a sample of 164 academic employees at the University of Botswana, this study…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Job Performance, Universities, Affective Behavior
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Gilead, Tal – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
In recent years much has been written about the declining status of the humanities and the effect this has had on teaching and the curriculum. This article begins by examining some key defenses for teaching and studying the humanities that have been offered in the literature and points to their limitations. It is argued that in a policymaking…
Descriptors: Humanities Instruction, Public Policy, Policy Formation, Economics
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Brighouse, Harry; Ladd, Helen F.; Loeb, Susanna; Swift, Adam – Theory and Research in Education, 2016
This article articulates a framework suitable for use when making decisions about education policy. Decision makers should establish what the feasible options are and evaluate them in terms of their contribution to the development, and distribution, of educational goods in children, balanced against the negative effect of policies on important…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Theories
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Penketh, Claire – Journal of Education Policy, 2016
Education policy proposals by the UK Coalition government appeared to be based on a process of consultation, participation and representation. However, policy formation seems to prioritise and confirm particular ways of knowing and being in the world. This article recognises the ontological and epistemological invalidation at work in education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Special Education, Art Education
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Woessmann, Ludger – Education Economics, 2016
The case for education can be made from many perspectives. This paper makes the case for education based on economic outcomes. Surveying the most recent empirical evidence, it shows the crucial role of education for individual and societal prosperity. Education is a leading determinant of economic growth, employment, and earnings in modern…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Evidence, Economic Impact, Economic Development
Jochim, Ashley, Ed.; Gross, Betheny, Ed. – Building State Capacity and Productivity Center, 2016
"The SEA of the Future" is an education publication series examining how state education agencies can shift from a compliance to a performance-oriented organization through strategic planning and performance management tools to meet growing demands to support education reform while improving productivity. This volume, the sixth in the…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Educational Improvement
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Abouchedid, Kamal; Abdelnour, George – International Review of Education, 2015
This article analyses the research output of a sample of higher education institutions (HEIs) in six Arab countries in order to start quantifying academic research productivity in the wider region of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). A questionnaire classifying HEIs was administered to 310 institutions in Lebanon, Qatar, the United Arab…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Arabs, Productivity, Foreign Countries
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Souto-Otero, Manuel – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2013
This article explores the initial results produced by the European Commission's "better regulation agenda", which aims to stimulate productivity and employment, on the use of evidence and its potential to enhance democratic governance. The article finds that implausible rational models of policy making dictate the ways in which the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Federal Regulation
Lopez-Varela, Asuncion, Ed. – InTech, 2012
This is a unique and groundbreaking collection of questions and answers coming from higher education institutions on diverse fields and across a wide spectrum of countries and cultures. It creates routes for further innovation, collaboration amidst the Sciences (both Natural and Social), the Humanities, and the private and public sectors of…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Knowledge Management, Research Methodology, Higher Education
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Minor, Darrell – Thought & Action, 2012
On February 1, 2012, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels signed a "right to work" (RTW) provision in the state's labor laws, making Indiana the 23rd RTW state in the nation. In addition to becoming the 23rd RTW state in the nation, Indiana is the first in more than a decade to pass a law undermining the ability of unions to organize and…
Descriptors: Public Health, Living Standards, Unions, Collective Bargaining
State Higher Education Executive Officers, 2011
The State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) report is produced annually by the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) to broaden understanding of the context and consequences of multiple decisions made every year in each of these areas. No single report can provide definitive answers to such broad and fundamental questions of public…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Taxes, Tax Effort, Income
Romano, Richard M. – Cornell Higher Education Research Institute, 2011
This study reviews the historical trend of college revenues and expenditures from a national perspective. The years 1999-2009 are examined with the most detail using primarily Delta Project/IPEDS data. Looking at trends related to state and local appropriations, college costs and prices, output, and productivity, it argues that various policy…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Paying for College, Tuition, Educational Policy
State Higher Education Executive Officers, 2010
The State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) report is produced annually by the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) to broaden understanding of the context and consequences of multiple decisions made every year in each of these areas. No single report can provide definitive answers to such broad and fundamental questions of public…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Taxes, Tax Effort, Income
Lips, Dan – Heritage Foundation, 2010
Virtual or online learning is revolutionizing American education. It has the potential to dramatically expand the educational opportunities of American students, largely overcoming the geographic and demographic restrictions. Virtual learning also has the potential to improve the quality of instruction, while increasing productivity and lowering…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Educational Change, Educational Opportunities
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