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Sengupta, Manisha; Ejaz, Farida K.; Harris-Kojetin, Lauren D. – Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 2012
Training and satisfaction with training were examined using data from nationally representative samples of 2,897 certified nursing assistants (CNAs) from the National Nursing Assistant Survey and 3,377 home health aides (HHAs) from the National Home Health Aide Survey conducted in 2004 and 2007, respectively. This article focuses on the…
Descriptors: Home Health Aides, Allied Health Personnel, Allied Health Occupations Education, Continuing Education
Winefield, Tony; Boyd, Carolyn; Saebel, Judith; Pignato, Silvia – Australian Universities' Review, 2008
In 2003/4, 13 Australian universities took part in a follow-up survey of occupational stress following an earlier one conducted in 2000. More than 6000 staff participated at each time, of whom 969 (stayers) participated at both times. This paper presents the cross-sectional data obtained on both occasions as well as the longitudinal data provided…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Dropouts, Psychology, Job Security
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Cinkir, Sakir; Kurum, Gul – Educational Planning, 2015
Enacting changes without considering essential educational components such as number of teachers, non-teaching staff, and classes can lead to problems in education systems. One common problem is an inadequate number of teachers. In response to this, policy makers often create out-of-field teacher employment to meet the teacher shortages. While…
Descriptors: Teacher Placement, Teacher Competencies, Public School Teachers, Foreign Countries
Evans, Dave P. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Higher education today is in the midst of massive transformation and the current landscape of change is unprecedented because of the sheer number of institution-molding forces that are at play and the pervasive impact these forces are having on reshaping the academy. These wide-ranging, seismic shifts have affected every aspect of faculty worklife…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Salgueiro, M. Fatima; Smith, Peter W. F.; McDonald, John W. – Multivariate Behavioral Research, 2010
Connections between graphical Gaussian models and classical single-factor models are obtained by parameterizing the single-factor model as a graphical Gaussian model. Models are represented by independence graphs, and associations between each manifest variable and the latent factor are measured by factor partial correlations. Power calculations…
Descriptors: Models, Graphs, Factor Analysis, Correlation
Adelman, Howard; Taylor, Linda – Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA, 2011
This brief highlights what principals say about their work, especially about how the job has changed and what factors most affect job performance and satisfaction. The data have been culled from various surveys, reports, interviews, and so forth published since 2000. Specific attention is given to the degree to which concerns about addressing…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Principals, Barriers, Administrator Effectiveness
Zedeck, Sheldon, Ed. – APA Books, 2011
APA Books® announces the "APA Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology"--the first offering in an new reference series covering core and emerging subdisciplines, the "APA Handbooks in Psychology." I/O Psychology is both a science/practice and an applied/basic research discipline. Appropriately, the "APA…
Descriptors: Industrial Psychology, Guides, Organizational Development, Staff Development
Avant, Glen R.; Miller, James O. – 1992
Findings from a study that examined the relationship between work role-expectations of public school principals and work outcomes are presented in this paper. Methodology involved completion of the Miller-Carey Work Role Inventory by 200 elementary and secondary principals in 9 Georgia school systems. Findings indicate that the principals…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Job Satisfaction
Young, Monica J. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to better understand how female mechanical engineering faculty members' career experiences in academia affect their satisfaction. Specifically, the research considered differences in satisfaction reported by female and male mechanical engineering faculty members in terms of: (a) departmental…
Descriptors: Females, Women Faculty, College Faculty, Engineering
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Kalin, Jana, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Niemczyk, Ewelina, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2017
This volume contains selected papers submitted to the 15th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in June 2017 in Borovets, Bulgaria, and papers submitted to the 5th International Partner Conference of the International Research Centre (IRC) "Scientific Cooperation," Rostov-on-Don,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conference Papers, Comparative Education, International Studies
Hurd, Danny A. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Telework is becoming one of the best options available to help organizations gain a competitive advantage. When management considers the fluctuating cost of fuel, emphasis on employee flexibility, and need to retain the most-qualified workforce, telework can be advantageous for solving problems. This quantitative comparative (non-experimental)…
Descriptors: Teleworking, Job Satisfaction, Labor Turnover, Predictor Variables
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Christensen, Kathleen; Schneider, Barbara; Butler, Donnell – Future of Children, 2011
Most working parents face a common dilemma--how to care for their children when they are not in school but the parents are at work. In this article Kathleen Christensen, Barbara Schneider, and Donnell Butler describe the predictable and unpredictable scheduling demands school-age children place on working couples and single working parents. The…
Descriptors: Working Hours, School Schedules, Employees, Job Satisfaction
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Dimitrov, Danielle – European Journal of Training and Development, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the way leadership influences an organization to become humane through its features and behaviors; as well as the organizational circumstances in which humane leadership can be nurtured. The first empirical case study, in the fields of Human Resource Development (HRD) and hospitality management, to…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Organizational Culture, Leadership Effectiveness, Altruism
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Chang, Su-Chao; Lee, Ming-Shing – Learning Organization, 2007
Purpose: The main purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship among leadership, organizational culture, the operation of learning organization and employees' job satisfaction. Design/methodology/approach: A quantitative research design was employed. A total of 1,000 questionnaires were mailed out and received 134 valid replies.…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Job Satisfaction, Leadership, Employees
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Squillace, Marie R.; Remsburg, Robin E.; Harris-Kojetin, Lauren D.; Bercovitz, Anita; Rosenoff, Emily; Han, Beth – Gerontologist, 2009
Purpose: This study introduces the first National Nursing Assistant Survey (NNAS), a major advance in the data available about certified nursing assistants (CNAs) and a rich resource for evidence-based policy, practice, and applied research initiatives. We highlight potential uses of this new survey using select population estimates as examples of…
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Job Satisfaction, Family Life, Allied Health Personnel
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