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Stacye Fraser Thompson – ProQuest LLC, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic created a crisis all over the world challenging traditional methods of business practices, teaching, and administration in the educational sphere. International education has been particularly affected; many individuals working in different areas of the profession had to enact emergency triage to aid the more than one million…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Community Colleges, Metropolitan Areas, School Business Officials
Oliver N. Blaise Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2022
The purpose of this study is to investigate the work that school business leaders perform in four different school districts in New York State, and to find what the impact of this work is on instruction. The research is titled, "How Do the Functions That School Business Officials Perform Affect Teaching and Learning, and Do School Business…
Descriptors: School Business Officials, School Administration, Administrator Role, Administrator Responsibility
Clamser, Ronald T., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This qualitative study of a sample of 13 female school business officials in the southeastern region of New York offers evidence that female school business officials perceive the presence of gender bias and stereotyping in their profession. The study's findings align with Acker's (1990, 1992a) theoretical assertion that gender inequality is…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Bias, Stereotypes, Work Environment
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Starr, Karen – Management in Education, 2021
Fundamental widespread changes affecting education's purposes, policies and practices have had transformational repercussions for school business across the developed world. Subsequently, school business demands and accountabilities continue to escalate in scope and complexity and governments, education authorities and school communities are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Business Officials, Educational Administration, Leadership
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Marchant, Josephine – Management in Education, 2021
Drawing on data from 116 survey responses by School Business Managers, and 7 semi-structured interviews with education professionals carried out between October 2017 and February 2018, this article reports on findings from a research project focussing on the opportunities and constraints for career progression into leadership roles for School…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Administration, Leadership Role, Administrator Responsibility
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Creaby, Fiona – Management in Education, 2021
This article explores the increasing professionalisation of school business practitioners in the state school system in England. Often referred to a 'school business managers' or 'school business leaders', this cohort of the school workforce have been increasingly tasked with leading crucial site-based management functions in schools, such as…
Descriptors: School Administration, Leadership, Educational Policy, Business Administration
Hohman, James M.; Minor, Hank – Mackinac Center for Public Policy, 2020
This is the 18th edition of the Mackinac Center's annual school privatization survey. The Center asks every school district in the state if they outsource one of the three main noninstructional services -- custodial, transportation and food services. Responses from officials in all 539 public school districts between June 2 and September 24 were…
Descriptors: School Surveys, Privatization, School Districts, Educational Resources
Golding, Stephen T. – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2023
In this highly disruptive and uncertain period for higher education, while governing boards and the senior leadership of colleges and universities may be fulfilling their roles conscientiously, their efforts may not be enough to ensure the long-term viability of their institution's business model. Pre-COVID-19 market forces presented significant…
Descriptors: Small Colleges, Governing Boards, Business Administration, Risk Management
Benson, Patricia – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this research was to explore the factors that contribute to a chief financial officer's (CFO) success and demise within a higher education setting. Relatively little attention has been given to the study of leadership in educational institutions (Vroom, 1983). Leadership defines what the future should look like, aligns people with…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Educational Finance, Higher Education, College Administration
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Faubert, Brenton Cyriel – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: Public education is an important institution in any democracy, and the significant resources invested form a critical pillar in its provision. The evidence used to manage said resources is, therefore, an important issue for education leaders and a matter public interest. The purpose of this paper is to consider the role education finance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education
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Salvador, Rodrigo; Barros, Murillo Vetroni; Barreto, Bernardo; Pontes, Joseane; Yoshino, Rui Tadashi; Piekarski, Cassiano Moro; de Francisco, Antonio Carlos – Industry and Higher Education, 2023
This article aims to identify the challenges and opportunities in cross-program problem-based learning (PBL) in higher education, based on an Industry 4.0 case with undergraduate and graduate students studying for engineering degrees. The method for this research comprised a cross-program course structured to bring together undergraduate and…
Descriptors: Barriers, Industry, Educational Opportunities, Graduate Students
John Marderosian – ProQuest LLC, 2023
The purpose of this Action Research study was to investigate and improve teacher retention at Southside Public Schools, an urban public school district in Massachusetts. Participants and data collected in Cycle 1 consisted of an interview with the school district's superintendent, a focus group that included Southside's director of human…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, School Districts, Disadvantaged Schools, Action Research
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Morales, Stephen – Management in Education, 2021
In this opinion piece, the author reflects on some similarities with the National Health Service (NHS) in England, which has a long history of leadership tensions as hospital trusts have tried to wrestle administrative and operational decision-making away from clinicians and consultants.
Descriptors: Barriers, Foreign Countries, Health Services, Hospitals
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Marabesi, A. O.; Kelsey, K. D.; Ajayi, D. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2023
We conducted a case study on the implementation of an adult mentoring program designed to connect land-grant university graduate students who participated in a transdisciplinary and multi-institutional research project with industry professionals for the purpose of exposing students to industry practices. Seven mentees and six mentors participated…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Mentors, Career Development, Coping
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Oduol, Truphena – European Journal of Educational Management, 2021
This paper extends and complements previous research on unethical leader behavior by examining the social and cultural perspectives that inform the understanding of objectional conduct among secondary school leaders in Kenya. The study used a social constructivist theoretical framework, and qualitative case study, and semi-structured interviews…
Descriptors: Ethics, Case Studies, Secondary Schools, Constructivism (Learning)
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