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Funk, Carole – 1986
In a field dominated almost exclusively by men, successful women administrators in public schools can provide a rich source of information concerning the advantages and disadvantages of being a "female executive." After briefly discussing well-documented internal and external barriers to women's administrative career aspirations, this…
Descriptors: Administrators, Aspiration, Career Planning, Elementary Secondary Education
Rummler, Geary A.; Brache, Alan P. – 1995
This book offers an integrated framework for achieving competitive advantage by managing organizations, processes, and jobs effectively. Chapter 1 explores the forces driving the needs to be more competitive. Chapter 2 contrasts the traditional functional view of the organization with the systems view. Chapter 3 introduces the three levels of…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrator Effectiveness, Adult Education, Efficiency
Casamayou, Maureen Hogan; Mikhalevsky, Nina – 1993
The purpose of this paper is to explore the value of experiential education in the context of Washington internships and to consider the importance of role mentoring for female students in political science. The central question for this paper is whether the presence of female leadership role models and mentors in Washington internship programs…
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Experiential Learning, Females, Government (Administrative Body)
This document contains four papers on organizational enhancement and human resource development (HRD). "Motivation to Improve Work through Learning in Human Resource Development" (Sharon S. Naquin, Elwood F. Holton III) argues that HRD's traditional conceptualization of motivation should be expanded to incorporate motivation to use…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Educational Attitudes, Employee Absenteeism, Employee Attitudes
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Feldman, Daniel C.; Turnley, William H. – Journal of Career Development, 2001
A survey of 105 nontenure-track instructors and research associates identified advantages of adjunct status (flexibility, autonomy, challenge) and disadvantages (lack of advancement, remuneration, and respect). Late-career adjuncts had more positive attitudes and work behaviors. Midcareer adjuncts had the most difficulty balancing work and family.…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Higher Education, Job Satisfaction, Nontenured Faculty
Condon, Joyce – 1976
This study was conducted to determine the status of Library Technical Assistants (LTAs) in Michigan Public Schools during 1975-76. LTAs and their supervisors responded to questionnaires on the following areas investigated: (1) contract benefits; (2) LTA work--tasks, advantages and disadvantages of position, appraisal by LTAs of their training and…
Descriptors: Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Statistics
Lundy, Katherina, L. P.; Warme, Barbara D. – 1985
Perceptions concerning part-time teaching by part-time faculty at a large metropolitan university were studied. The respondents were divided into two groups: those who wished to teach part-time (the willing) and those who were teaching part-time because of their inability to find full-time work (the reluctant). In addition to questionnaire…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Employment Level, Faculty College Relationship, Higher Education
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Bina, Michael J. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 1987
Focuses on the shortcomings and advantages of rural special education itinerant service delivery and suggests practical strategies for dealing with difficult work conditions. Includes implications for school administrators and teacher-training personnel. Emphasizes that itinerant teachers themselves must adjust to change, modify expectations, and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Coping, Elementary Secondary Education
Yang, Shu-O Wu; Zak, Michele Wender – 1981
The nature and characteristics of part-time faculty members in the state of Ohio were studied, based on a survey of 22 institutions, including four-year public and private and two-year or community colleges. Questionnaire responses were analyzed from 1,590 part-time faculty members and 335 administrators. Case studies also were conducted to obtain…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Administrator Attitudes, Case Studies, College Faculty
Friedlander, Jack – 1986
A survey was conducted of Napa Valley College (NVC) graduates who completed a degree or certificate program in the 1984-85 academic year. Surveys were sent to 320 graduates to determine what percentage achieved their educational goal by the time they left NVC; graduates' satisfaction with their NVC experience; the extent to which they took…
Descriptors: College Graduates, College Transfer Students, Educational Assessment, Employment Patterns
Paul, Krishan K. – 1975
Field-tested procedures to collect followup data on former students of vocational education programs are described in the document. The procedures presented are designed to facilitate the collection, analysis, and reporting of information on jobs obtained and their relationship to training programs, and the income, geographic mobility, and the…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Followup Studies, Guidelines, Guides
Keane, William G. – 1968
This report examines the assertion that selections for promotion to administrative and supervisory position should be made from personnel within the district and that it is economically and educationally beneficial for school districts to carry on active programs to identify leadership potential. Few research findings are available to substantiate…
Descriptors: Administrators, Faculty Promotion, Leadership Training, Personnel Policy
Jefferson, Anne L. – 1990
Because an option for early retirement in Canadian Universities has created a need to know more about the vacancies early retirement creates and the potential to fill these vacancies, a survey of 15 representative universities was conducted. The sample included institutions of faculty numbering less than 100 to institutions of faculty numbering…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Early Retirement, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices
Porter, Toni – 1991
In spring and summer of 1991, five focus groups gathered information on the child care choices of welfare mothers and helped organizations participating in the Expanded Child Care Options Demonstration program develop a child care supply that met parents' needs. Three of the focus groups were made up of African-American women, with one of the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Age Differences, Blacks
Bayer, Darryl Lee – 1991
This paper addresses delivery aspects and benefits of client-centered Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services through a review of the literature and research. EAP services are described as educational and mental health services utilized to assist employees and their families to respond constructively to job, personal, interpersonal or…
Descriptors: Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Services, Employee Assistance Programs
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