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Wilkesmann, Uwe; Lauer, Sabine – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Based on two surveys of German university professors that were conducted in 2009 and 2016-2017, this article asks if the influence of teaching motivation on the importance attached to methods of instructional design has changed with the implementation of New Public Management. Using Self-determination Theory and the concept of transformational and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Motivation, College Administration
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Ojo, Olubukola James – Anatolian Journal of Education, 2018
The development and usability of management techniques by most organizations have made them indispensable tools in solving organizational problems. It is against this background that this study investigated principals' management techniques and students' academic performance in secondary schools in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Instructional Leadership, Management by Objectives
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Cheng, Ming – Quality in Higher Education, 2017
Interest in quality is well established within higher education. This paper will critically review the most commonly used definitions of quality: fitness for purpose and value for money. It will point out that these two definitions are important but they ignore the emancipatory power of higher education and the development needs of academics and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Definitions, Professionalism
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Matete, Rose Ephraim – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
Management by Objective through Open Performance Review and Appraisal System (OPRAS) was introduced in Tanzania for evaluation of public servants work performance in 2004. The aim of this study was to investigate how teachers perceive the implementation of OPRAS as a mechanism of assessing their work performance and making them accountable for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Implementation, Management by Objectives, Teacher Evaluation
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Stepanovich, Paul; Mueller, James; Benson, Dan – Journal of Education for Business, 2014
The AACSB accreditation process reflects basic quality principles, providing standards and a process for feedback for continuous improvement. However, implementation can lead to unintended negative consequences. The literature shows that while institutionalism and critical theory have been used as a theoretical base for evaluating accreditation,…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Business Administration Education, Quality Assurance, College Faculty
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Field, Laurie – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2015
Against a backdrop of new public management (NPM) thinking and managerialism generally applied to universities in a range of countries, this study examines one of its manifestations--performance management for academics. Drawing on in-depth interviews with 40 academics at an Australian university, this article identifies six stances regularly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, College Administration, Governance
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Piattoeva, Nelli – European Educational Research Journal, 2016
This article discusses the effects of the datafication and digitalisation of education policy in the context of the Russian Federation. It taps into the policies and practices invented as a result of rising audit cultures and the scientisation and datafication of education governance. These processes turn sites of public examinations into sites of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Data, Information Security, Video Technology
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Kallio, Kirsi-Mari; Kallio, Tomi J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
The article focuses on the effects of management-by-results from the perspective of the work motivation of university employees. The study is based on extensive survey data among employees at Finnish universities. According to the results, performance measurement is based on quantitative rather than qualitative measures, and the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Governance, Management by Objectives
Zubrzycki, Jaclyn – Education Week, 2013
A growing number of school districts--including large ones like those in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, and Hawaii--have become recent converts to new principal-evaluation systems that tie school leaders' appraisals to student test scores. As of this school year, student achievement accounts for 40 percent to 50 percent of principals' evaluations…
Descriptors: Principals, Educational Improvement, Administrator Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Thoms, Charlotte L. V.; Burton, Sharon L. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2016
Continuous learning is essential in academic and business environments for the 21st century learner as success, survival, and growth lean toward the educator answering the question, "Which educational design best facilitates educators in becoming learner-focused while producing adaptive completers in this ubiquitous learning…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Success, Learning, Training Methods
Barrett, Sharon Kebschull – Public Impact, 2012
As schools, their teachers, and outside facilitators redesign jobs and incorporate technology to extend the reach of excellent teachers to more students and develop an Opportunity Culture for all, choosing the right school models is just one part of the task. The human experience--and experience in education--says that even perfect design will not…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Elementary Secondary Education, Total Quality Management, Job Development
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Ofojebe, Wenceslaus N.; Olibie, Eyiuche Ifeoma – Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2014
This study was conducted to determine the extent to which the stipulations and visions of Management by Objectives (MBO) would be integrated in higher education institutions in South Eastern Nigeria to enhance higher education transformation in a globalised world. Four research questions and a null hypothesis guided the study. A sample of 510…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Management by Objectives, Educational Change, Higher Education
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Wilkesmann, Uwe; Schmid, Christian J. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2012
In this article we will present findings from a national survey questioning the actual impact of the new governance structures at German universities on academic teaching. To begin with, we give a theoretical underpinning to the economization of higher education institutions (HEIs) according to Principal-Agent Theory. This allows for the…
Descriptors: Merit Pay, Higher Education, Socialization, Awards
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Liu, Xihuai – International Education Studies, 2009
At first, MBO was widely applied in management of enterprises. This paper organically makes some characteristics of MBO and college management together to talk about the feasibility of MBO in college management.
Descriptors: Management by Objectives, College Administration, Motivation, College Faculty
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Lindberg, Erik; Wilson, Timothy L. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2011
Purpose: This paper seeks to explore how managing by objectives (MBO) has been adopted in Swedish schools and to reflect on some of the consequences in a longitudinal study. Results relate to whether introduction has increased student performance and whether it works as a tool for the principals to create more effective schools.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Management by Objectives, Principals
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