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Seyfried, Markus; Ansmann, Moritz; Pohlenz, Philipp – Tertiary Education and Management, 2019
This paper presents empirical evidence on the adoption, implementation and the perceived effectiveness of quality management in teaching and learning in German higher education institutions. Theoretically, the article combines two new institutionalist approaches: institutional isomorphism and institutional entrepreneurship. Empirically, the study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Entrepreneurship, Adoption (Ideas)
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Mintrop, Rick – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the role of principals in light of public management reforms taking place in the German educational system and in reference to the empirical patterns uncovered by the papers contained in the Special Issue. Policy makers have created new expectations and new technologies that seem to suggest to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Public Administration, Educational Change
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Simpson, Colin; Sommer, Daniela – Journal of Management Education, 2016
In light of the prominent role of socio-materiality in contemporary social scientific, and particularly educational research, this article uses two practice-based theories to investigate the experiences of German business management professionals on a U.K.-based DBA delivered in Germany. We specifically take concepts from cultural historical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Distance Education, Business Administration Education
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Bayer, Ingo – Higher Education Review, 2011
Declining public finances and ever increasing national and international competition force state-owned German universities to adapt to an increasingly competitive environment. In a first phase the universities have concentrated their efforts on the optimisation of budgeting processes and on the development of strategies and goals to come to a more…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Models, Foreign Countries, Administrators
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Birnhack, Michael; Perry-Hazan, Lotem; German Ben-Hayun, Shiran – Oxford Review of Education, 2018
This study explored how primary school children perceive school surveillance by Closed Circuit TV systems (CCTVs) and how their perceptions relate to their privacy consciousness. It drew on interviews with 57 children, aged 9-12, who were enrolled in three Israeli public schools that had installed CCTVs, and on information gathered from members of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Privacy, Television, Student Attitudes
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Huber, Stephan Gerhard; Hiltmann, Maren – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2011
The professional demands on school leaders have changed drastically and have become highly complex in the last few years. The professionalization of school leaders is high on the agenda. Human resource management includes different aspects of professionalization. One major domain is the preparation, induction and continuous professional…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Personnel Selection, Foreign Countries, Profiles
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Hladchenko, Myroslava – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to focus on the comparative analysis of the Balanced Scorecards of four higher education institutions and aims to define the general framework of the Balanced Scorecard for the higher education institution which concerns: the structure and elements of the Balanced Scorecard; development of the Balanced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, College Administration
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Hüther, Otto; Krücken, Georg – European Journal of Higher Education, 2013
For more than 20 years, new public management (NPM) has been the guiding governance model of university reforms in Europe. One central aspect of this governance model is to strengthen the hierarchy within the universities. Recent research shows that the formal decision-making authority of university leaders and deans has increased in almost every…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Educational Change, Educational Administration, Deans
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Serrano-Velarde, Kathia – Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy, 2010
What happens when management consultants enter the academic arena and offer their services to universities? In the following article, we examine this question by drawing on findings from a qualitative study based on a series of 30 interviews with senior management consultants and academic managers in Germany. The aim of this explorative study is,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Administration, Consultants
Cutz, German; Theuri, Emma – Julian Samora Research Institute, 2011
University of Illinois Extension, in partnership with Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Joliet, Illinois, offered a technology summer program for Hispanic youth from June 22 to July 22, 2009. The program, "Looking Back, Moving Forward," utilized self-directed learning activities during the entire program. Eight out of fourteen Hispanic…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Student Attitudes, Time Management, Teaching Methods
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Kleimann, Bernd – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
The paper claims that the organizational character of the (German) university can be comprehended best with the aid of the concept "multiple hybrid organization." To corroborate this claim, I reconstruct two lines of argument that have dominated the discourse on the organizational nature of the German university so far. This discourse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Administrative Organization, Governance
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Moosmayer, Dirk – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2011
The paper addresses the paradox of value-free science and the need for value-oriented management education. Taking the values discussion in the German management community as an example, we identify two stereotypes in management literature: an allegedly value-free scientist who limits responsibility to economic aims and a value-laden academic who…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Higher Education, Social Values, Cultural Context
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Dicke, Theresa; Parker, Philip D.; Marsh, Herbert W.; Kunter, Mareike; Schmeck, Annett; Leutner, Detlev – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
While the roles of student misbehavior and teacher self-efficacy in teacher burnout have been investigated, there is still a pressing need to determine the processes involved and the degree to which these generalize across early career teachers. The present research integrates findings on teacher self-efficacy, occupational stressors, and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Classroom Techniques, Longitudinal Studies, Teacher Burnout
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Gebhardt, Christiane – Industry and Higher Education, 2013
In the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011--2015), the Chinese Committee of Science, Technology and Education, the main body for the central government's innovation policy, highlights the strengthening of the scientific--technological base and the upgrading of domestic innovative competences, and places the industrial focus on seven new strategic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Innovation, Social Theories, Administration
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Schaur, Georg; Watts, Michael – Journal of Economic Education, 2010
Little research in economic education has dealt with MBA programs. The authors investigated student performance in a microeconomics/managerial economics course taught in a one-year MBA program at the German International School of Management and Administration in Hanover, Germany, during the 2002-5 academic years. After controlling for other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Higher Education, Economics Education
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