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Bare, Alan C. – 1984
An approach to building an effective training and development (T&D) process within postsecondary institutions is described. The process involves three distinct phases: developing an inservice skills training program, institutionalizing an on-the-job career development process, and conducting organizational development activities. The focus of the…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Inservice Education
Lash, Fredrick B. – 1988
This study investigated novice and expert problem solving behavior in management to examine the role of domain specific knowledge on problem solving processes. Forty-one middle level marketing managers in a large petrochemical organization provided think aloud protocols in response to two hypothetical management scenarios. Protocol analysis…
Descriptors: Administrators, Cognitive Style, Educational Attainment, Employment Experience
Rosenau, Fred S. – 1977
Suggestions are made for helping project managers aid educational linking agents in acquiring new skills or sharpening existing skills. These tentative suggestions are grouped into five categories: (l) skill/knowledge domains; (2) setting priorities; (3) choosing among options; (4) selecting trainers; (5) resources. Skill/knowledge priorities…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Decision Making, Educational Objectives, Guidelines
Jones, L. R. – 1982
Based in part on interviews conducted in 32 municipalities, this paper is intended to provide information to public managers, policy analysts, and others on methods for improving the management of retrenchment. A model summarizes how public organizations recognize and attempt to manage financial crises and prolonged financial stress. Some cutback…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Decision Making, Financial Problems, Marketing
Gatti, Mario; Grazia Mereu, Maria; Tagliaferro, Claudio – 2000
Changing occupational profiles in the hotel industry in France, Italy, and Spain were examined in case studies that included interviews with hotel managers, human resource managers, and individuals employed in hotel occupations identified as new or entailing new skills. The study focused on the following topics: (1) changes in the hotel industry…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Business Administration, Case Studies, Competence
Mercer, Prue – 2000
This paper explores the issues and opportunities for information providers in a digital environment where the skills of management of change and leadership are necessary to create vital and healthy organizations. The first section discusses challenges of the digital environment and skills for the information profession, including the impact of…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Administrator Role, Foreign Countries, Information Services
Doster, D. Howard; And Others – 1996
Written with the small business manager and first-time entrepreneur in mind, this book provides the adult learner, in a class or alone, with activities and questions to increase understanding. These are intended to aid decision making as plans are made for the chosen enterprise. The book is divided into five parts: Looking at Entrepreneurship,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business Administration, Business Education, Decision Making
Cook, Desmond L. – 1969
Research management is defined as the application of both management and management science to a particular field of research and development activities. Seven components of research management include theory and methodology; the planning, implementation, and evaluation of research programs; communications; utilization; and special applications.…
Descriptors: Administration, Bibliographies, Decision Making, Educational Research
Saskatchewan NewStart, Inc., Prince Albert. – 1973
Canadian Indians face the threat of a loss of their once rich resources of fish, fur, and game as undeveloped lands are filling with tourists and new populations. Public awareness of this social problem has produced governmental loans and grants for business undertaking which require some training of recipients to make productive use of the…
Descriptors: Administration, Administrator Education, Administrators, American Indians
Ross, Paul C.; And Others – 1980
Research suggests that effective organizational change must be led by line personnel rather than by outside consultants. The Performance Management Program (PMP) implemented in two Bell Telephone companies is a line-led, self-help program in which managers participate in problem-solving activities within their own jobs. Marketing and sales…
Descriptors: Administrators, Business, Change Agents, Change Strategies
Friedman, Dana E.; Johnson, Arlene A. – 1991
This document, which is intended to help individual managers and task forces committed to development of a work-family agenda, is based on recommendations of the Work and Family Research Council, which is composed of 35 advocates of work-family policies within U.S. firms. Basic strategies for promoting (marketing) work-family programs within…
Descriptors: Career Development, Change Strategies, Conflict Resolution, Corporate Education
Woods, Bill M. – 1968
Objectives of this study of the operations of Engineering Index were to: (1) determine the need for a planning capability, (2) blueprint a mechanism to accomplish planning, and (3) recommend priorities requiring planning attention. Topics considered in the study are planning, the role of the board of directors and trustees, organizational…
Descriptors: Administration, Administrative Organization, Automation, Computers
Bryan, James E. – 1975
The general purpose of the occupational analysis is to provide workable, basic information dealing with the many and varied duties performed in the real estate property manager occupation. The document opens with a brief introduction followed by a job description. The bulk of the document is presented in table form. Eleven duties are broken down…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Housing, Job Analysis, Knowledge Level
Further Education Unit, London (England). – 1990
A British project explored ways further education colleges could help meet training needs of small businesses, specifically the small plant and tool hire industry. The industry's leading organization, the Hire Association of Europe (HAE), provided a list of members; responsibility for making contact rested with the colleges. The most effective…
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Demand, Electrical Occupations, Equipment Maintenance
Ohio State Univ., Wooster. Agricultural Technical Inst. – 1996
This tech prep competency profile (TCP), which was developed by a consortium of Ohio educators and business/industry representatives, lists the competencies that have been identified as necessary for employment in the following occupations: nursery technician; golf course superintendent; landscape designer/manager; lawn care specialist; tree care…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Associate Degrees, Basic Skills, Competence
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