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Lopez, Robert H. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The problem addressed was the need to maintain data security in the field of information technology. Specifically, the breakdown of communication between business leaders and data security specialists create risks to data security. The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to determine which factors would improve communication…
Descriptors: Information Security, Information Technology, Communication (Thought Transfer), Specialists
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Thomas-Stonell, Nancy L.; Oddson, Bruce; Robertson, Bernadette; Rosenbaum, Peter L. – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2010
Aim: Our aim was to develop an outcome measure, called Focus on the Outcomes of Communication Under Six (FOCUS), that captures real-world changes in preschool children's communication. Conceptually grounded in the World Health Organization International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health framework, the FOCUS items were derived…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Outcomes of Treatment, Quality of Life, Construct Validity
Kanaga, Kim; Kossler, Michael E. – 2001
This practical guidebook is designed for managers and leaders who have responsibility for the creation and success of teams. First, a team is described as a workgroup whose members are dependent upon one another for the completion of a given task, and whose members possess different but complementary skill sets. A team manages its own work within…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Empowerment, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship
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Selvitopu, Abdullah; Kaya, Metin – Qualitative Research in Education, 2020
As strengths and weaknesses are regarded as internal features of an organization, the present study focused on strengths and weaknesses of Turkish public universities by analyzing the SWOTs (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) of twenty higher education institutions. By applying qualitative content analytical tools, we tried to make…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
Conrath, David W.; Johnson, Gordon A. – 1972
This paper outlines a research program that focuses on organizational communication as a means for both normative and descriptive models of organization. The author proposes a methodology for the measurement of organizational structure that appears relevant for both laboratory and field study research. In addition, the basis for concepts of…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Communications, Interaction Process Analysis, Interior Design
Latta, Gail F., Comp. – 1992
To gather more information on the role of the liaison in research libraries, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Office of Management Services conducted a survey in 1992 of its academic library members. Completed surveys were returned by 49 libraries. Liaisons in both technical and public services were reported by 59 percent, while 31…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Definitions, Evaluation Criteria, Guidelines
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Costello, Kristen; Del Bosque, Darcy – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2010
This case study from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries, which has one main library, three branches, and more than 110 staff, illustrates one approach to using new technologies as additional methods for internal communication. At large academic libraries, communication within the organization can be challenging. The…
Descriptors: Library Personnel, Web Sites, Academic Libraries, Library Services
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Albertson, Janelle – Journal of School Public Relations, 2009
When it comes to keeping an organization on the cutting edge, there is one thing that effective leaders cannot afford to neglect--and that is relationships. To support a quality public relations program in school districts, one of the most important relationships to cultivate is that with building principals. Talk to any seasoned school public…
Descriptors: School Districts, Public Relations, Organizational Effectiveness, Principals
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Breunig, Karl Joachim – Learning Organization, 2016
Purpose: This empirical paper aims to assess how social media can foster workplace learning within a globally dispersed project environment. In general, there are few studies on the use of social media in organizations, and many of these emphasize on issues related to knowledge transfer. Although learning traditionally has been as acquisition of…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Social Media, Case Studies, Web Sites
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Judson, Kimberly M.; Gorchels, Linda; Aurand, Timothy W. – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2006
Branding efforts have typically focused on external promotional strategies to develop brand image. Recently, the brand messages conveyed to employees of an organization have been recognized as being equally as important as the brand messages sent to external stakeholders. This study investigates the internal communication of the university brand…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Merchandising, Universities, Reputation
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Martins, Jorge Tiago – Learning Organization, 2016
Purpose: Focusing on the specific context of two European old industrial regions--South Yorkshire (UK) and North Region of Portugal--this paper aims to identify and conceptualise a set of relational capabilities that business leaders perceive to play a key role in industrial rejuvenation. Design/Methodology/Approach: A qualitative research design…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Industry, School Business Relationship
James, Anita C.; DeWine, Sue – 1982
C. Perrow's research has suggested that analyzing organizations according to technology (or process) and raw material (or outcome) can provide valuable information about organizational communication behaviors and patterns. His scheme for classifying organizations suggests a continuum that places organizations with "variable" technologies…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Comparative Analysis, Organizational Climate, Organizational Communication
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Hortovanyi, Lilla; Ferincz, Adrienn – Learning Organization, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the relationship between on-the-job learning and information and communication technology (ICT). Design/methodology/approach: Action research methodology was applied to study 62 small- and medium-sized corporations, and to interview over 200 knowledge workers and managers. The qualitative, textual…
Descriptors: Information Technology, On the Job Training, Workplace Learning, Action Research
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Gonzales, Melissa – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
A once organized, effective and, creative school teacher goes from "Teacher of the Year" candidate to an employee in need of improvement, without any notice of decline. The discouraged teacher begins to struggle with working relationships, schedules, and communication with students, parents, and colleagues. Why did the teacher never ask…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Employees, Teacher Behavior, Communication Strategies
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Keil, Virginia L.; McConnahan, Wendell R. – Connections: Journal of Principal Preparation and Development, 2006
Fifty-eight principals participated in this pilot study designed to examine the nature of school administrators' current practices in written communication. Work samples were examined against ISLLC standards that call for competency in facilitating vision, communicating culture and instruction, managing the organization, developing collaboration…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Evaluation, Vocational Evaluation
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