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Mirfakhrai, Mohammad H. – 1990
This literature review on job satisfaction of academic librarians is divided into two sections. The first section deals with the conceptual framework which includes two theoretical approaches to job satisfaction. These theories include Maslow's Needs Hierarchy Theory and Herzberg's Two-Factor (Motivation/Hygiene) Theory. Criticisms of these…
Descriptors: Colleges, Higher Education, Job Satisfaction, Librarian Attitudes
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Kroth, Michael – Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 2007
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is often used as an example of motivational theory in both practitioner and scholarly journals, yet considerable motivational research is being conducted that is not widely known, nor applied in practical settings. This paper summarizes several of those lines of inquiry and suggests applications for career and technical…
Descriptors: Motivation, Vocational Education, Models, Motivation Techniques
Rollings, Meda Janeen – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The study addressed the problem of campus safety and the extent to which faculty and administrators are aware of institutional security policies. Further, the research compared perceptions of administrators and faculty regarding faculty awareness of and involvement in campus safety policy initiatives. The research sought to determine if the…
Descriptors: School Security, Safety, Focus Groups, Case Studies
Williams, Nocola Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2011
A discrepancy exists on both state and local assessments between economically disadvantaged and noneconomically disadvantaged 4th grade students in the area of reading. As students enter the intermediate grades, their motivation to read begins to dwindle. This lack of motivation can ultimately put the academic career of these students in jeopardy.…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Sustained Silent Reading, Economically Disadvantaged, Motivation Techniques
Sistrunk, Walter E. – 1986
This speech explores the concept of professional self-renewal. The presenter seeks to understand why some professionals always seem fresh, energetic, and ready for new challenges, whereas others are perpetually tired, bored, and irritated with the demands of their work. Referring to McGregor's management theories, the paper infers that Theory X…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behaviorism, Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Development
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Kreuger, Linda; van Exel, Job; Nieboer, Anna – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2008
Background: A demand-oriented approach is becoming increasingly important in care provision. The purpose of this study was to identify the primary needs of clients with Severe Behavioural Disorders and Severe Intellectual Disabilities. Materials and Methods: We used the theory of Social Production Function and Maslow's hierarchy of needs to…
Descriptors: Severe Mental Retardation, Behavior Disorders, Individual Needs, Needs Assessment
Stiles, Carl G. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This research study evaluated graduate orientation programs offered at private institutions of higher education in a New England state. Matriculated master's degree candidates participated in a survey to determine if participation in graduate orientation influenced first semester satisfaction with their college choice. Supporting the…
Descriptors: School Orientation, Satisfaction, College Choice, Private Colleges
Hoffman, Edward – Training, 1988
Discusses Abraham Maslow's influential managerial ideas, his theory of enlightened management, and his Hierarchy of Needs, and clarifies his views. (JOW)
Descriptors: Administration, Motivation, Personality
Keller, Marjorie J.; May, W. Theodore – 1971
A 4-year project was conducted at the University of Tennessee College of Nursing to identify occupational health nursing content essential in baccalaureate education for professional nursing. In the process of determining content, a review of relevant literature was made, and a theoretical framework was developed which consisted of an integration…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Allied Health Occupations Education, Bachelors Degrees, Conceptual Schemes
Huang, Denise; Miyoshi, Judy; La Torre, Deborah; Marshall, Anne; Perez, Patricia; Peterson, Cynthia – National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST), 2007
This exploratory study sets out to investigate how LA's BEST, a non-profit after school organization providing services for at-risk students, leverages the organizational, social, and intellectual capitals to enhance student engagement. Six LA's BEST sites were selected to participate in this qualitative study. A grounded theory approach was…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Nonprofit Organizations, After School Programs, Urban Programs
Reed, Rodney J. – 1983
The annual Institute for School Administrators, founded on Maslow's hierarchy of needs and Knowles' theory of adult learning, was initiated in 1979 at the University of California, Berkeley. After identifying participants' needs, a panel of school administrators and university professors develop the annual program. The Institute's general goals…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Institutes (Training Programs)
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Taylor, J. Rodney – Lifelong Learning: The Adult Years, 1982
The author reviews theories of human motivation: Lewin's force field analysis, Skinner's operant reinforcement theory, and Maslow's hierarchy of needs. He then extracts the implications of these theories for adult learning. SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Force Field Analysis, Learning Motivation, Reinforcement
Chun, Jiang – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This dissertation takes Chinese advertisements as the research subjects to see in what way a quantifiable large number of advertisements with its metaphorical nature and instrumental mission can reflect social cultural change, in specifics, ideology and identity change of China in the last thirty years by combining four methods of research:…
Descriptors: Advertising, Figurative Language, Ideology, Criticism
Warren, Earle Theodore – 1968
The Maslow Hierarchy of Needs was reviewed and implications were sought for adult education theory, program planning and operation, promotional activities, and program evaluation. Maslow's work suggested self-actualization as an ultimate goal, meaning that adult education programs should be structured to foster both the acquisition of facts,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Strategies
Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul. – 1985
This module discusses the theory and practice of school improvement and outlines a nine-step systematic problem-solving process for developing an action plan addressing school improvement goals. The first section describes a general model for the study of the school as a social system, as developed by Getzels and Thelen (1960). The second section…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education, Employer Employee Relationship
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