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Menlove, Ronda; Garnes, Lori; Salzberg, Charles – 2003
Utah is experiencing chronic, critical, special-educator shortages in all positions and disability areas, including speech and language pathologists and school psychologists. The Utah Attrition Study found that the most common reason for special education professionals leaving positions was "moving out of state," followed by personal…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Mobility, Job Satisfaction
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Morgan, Sandra; Dennehy, Robert F. – Journal of Management Development, 1997
Based on the premise that storytelling is a powerful tool, a model of good organizational storytelling is outlined. The use of stories in management development as a way of understanding organizations as well as ways to enhance managerial storytelling skills are addressed. (SK)
Descriptors: Imagery, Leadership, Management Development, Organizations (Groups)
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Tosti, Donald T.; Amarant, John – Performance Improvement, 2005
People vary considerably in their work performance as well as their overall approach to work. At one extreme are the outstanding performers, who approach work with enthusiasm and energy, and, at the other extreme, are those who seem to do only what is necessary to get by. Organizatins often invest a good deal of energy in trying to improve the…
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Industrial Psychology, Work Environment, Leadership Effectiveness
Shelton, Michael – Camping Magazine, 2003
Camp directors who do not seek feedback from staff, campers, and parents waste valuable resources, need to develop their leadership skills, and could obstruct camp growth. Combined with satisfaction surveys and goal setting, ongoing feedback will contribute to a more accurate camp program evaluation than one based on the camp director's memory.…
Descriptors: Administrators, Camping, Employer Employee Relationship, Feedback
Murray, Carol Garboden – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2012
The language used by adults in an early childhood setting is one of the most telling indicators of the values of a center. Each center has its own culture of language that consists of often heard phrases and scripts used when teaching and caring for young children. Listening closely to words, tones, and scripts--educators tune into what is unseen,…
Descriptors: Role Models, Institutional Mission, Transformative Learning, Reflective Teaching
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Mooney, R. L. – SRA Journal, 1996
Factors in effective research program administration are discussed, and administrators are urged to focus on understanding and supporting what's important, and subordinating all other organizational functions to that; using good managerial skills (effective planning, organization, staffing, delegation of duties, control, creativity, and positive…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Administration, Conflict Resolution, Higher Education
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Fiddler, M. B.; Alicea, Marisa – NACADA Journal, 1996
At DePaul University (Illinois), a set of advising competencies was derived through collective examination of practices among faculty/staff who provide advising services to adult learners. Using a storytelling methodology, skills, knowledge, attitudes, and values reflective of good advising were extracted and described. The methodology served as…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adult Students, Counselor Client Relationship, Faculty Development
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Gettentag, Marcia – Journal of School Psychology, 1971
The content of administrative notices, a non-reactive measure, was used to examine the impact of organizational changes in schools. Compared with control schools, the experimental school showed increases in categories of Cooperation," Participation," and Skills." The control school notices had greater emphasis on good-bad" evaluations. (Author)
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrative Policy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computers
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Caplan, Nathan – New Directions for Program Evaluation, 1980
Ethical issues; institutional characteristics and organizational arrangements; and roles and skills of the researcher must be considered if the government is to apply social science research findings more widely for the public good. (Available from: Jossey-Bass, Inc., 433 California St., San Francisco, CA 94104, single issue, $6.95.) (Author/GDC)
Descriptors: Government Role, Information Utilization, Program Evaluation, Research Needs
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Kane, Barbara – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 1979
In counseling groups, uncoupling partners learn to say their good-byes and accept the death of the marriage. They complete their unfinished business with each other. An organizational strategy is necessary. Skill in helping partners uncouple is a vital function of a marriage counselor, who must be proficient in group counseling. (Author)
Descriptors: Counselor Role, Divorce, Group Counseling, Guides
Webb, Gisela – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1988
Discusses the backgrounds and qualifications appropriate for a library personnel administrator, including (1) a master's degree in library science; (2) library work experience; (3) additional training in administration, personnel management, organizational development, and psychology; and (4) personal attributes such as good communication skills,…
Descriptors: Administrator Qualifications, Library Administration, Personnel Directors
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Monroe, Donald S. – NASSP Bulletin, 1988
Being more than managers, school leaders can advance the profession by initiating a comprehensive curriculum development process that examines the future to determine needed skills and knowledge, redefines what constitutes an educated person and good teaching, creates a mission statement, and considers the need for structural or organizational…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Guthrie, Hugh – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2008
Organisational capability is recognised as a key to organisational success. The combination of human capital (peoples' skills and knowledge), social capital (relationships between people) and organisational capital (the organisation's processes), is central to building an organisation's capability. This paper, presented at the 2008 annual…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Social Capital, Vocational Education, Organizational Development
Bengoetxea, Endika; Kallioinen, Outi; Schmidt-Jortzig, Immo; Thorn, Richard – ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education), 2011
The implementation of Lifelong Learning (LLL) in European higher education institutions is one of the most important educational and carrier development oriented initiatives of this decade. Albeit an essential path in the continuous improvement of skills, competences and knowledge throughout the life of an individual, this project is also…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Quality Control, Stakeholders, Lifelong Learning
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia). – 2003
Workplace learning, both formal and informal, is taking on an increasingly important role in the education and training of the workforce. Based on an analysis of recent research on workplace learning in Australia, in an 'ideal' workplace learning situation enterprises would have in place the elements outlined in the following key findings: (1)…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developed Nations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Indicators
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