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Edwards, Ron; Crosling, Glenda; Lim, Ngat-Chin – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2014
One significant form of transnational higher education is the International Branch Campus (IBC), in effect an "outpost" of the parent institution located in another country. Its organizational structure is alignable with offshore subsidiaries of multinational corporations (MNCs). The implications of organizational structure for academic…
Descriptors: Institutional Autonomy, Academic Freedom, Collegiality, Institutional Cooperation
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Klein, Joseph – International Journal of Educational Management, 2012
Purpose: Little has been written about the contribution of organizational transparency to reduction of conflict between principals and teachers, especially when clarification justifies seemingly unreasonable demands by the administration. The purpose of this paper is to fill this gap. Design/methodology/approach: In total, 294 teachers from 59…
Descriptors: School Administration, Teacher Attitudes, Conflict, Principals
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Douglass, Anne; Gittell, Jody Hoffer – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2012
Dramatic shifts in early childhood policy in the US are increasing the bureaucratic nature of early childhood programs and influencing the field's definition of professionalism. Despite the many benefits of professionalizing the child care field, the current trend toward formalization and standardization may have unintended negative consequences…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Parent Teacher Cooperation
Dude, David Joseph – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Organizational commitment has been a topic of extensive interest in the organizational behavior literature since the 1950's. It has been associated with workforce stability, decreased absenteeism, organizational citizenship behaviors, and decreased turnover. This study focuses on the relationships between organizational commitment and…
Descriptors: Principals, Professional Autonomy, Labor Turnover, Persistence
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McDonald, James Russell – Journal of Peace Education, 2015
This paper reflects my experiences developing a course within the Criminal Justice Technology Associates of Science degree program at Valencia College that fuses topics unique to peace and police studies. The key challenge in developing this course was in confronting the paradox of the police as instruments of both peace and conflict. In dealing…
Descriptors: Peace, Police Education, Police Community Relationship, Conflict Resolution
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Ford, Timothy G.; Youngs, Peter A. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Emerging from concerns about "contrived collegiality" in schools is also the recognition that breaking existing patterns of collegial interaction (or lack thereof) might necessitate some level of leader-initiated (or otherwise organizational) intervention. This paper presents the case of Middleville, a high-performing Midwestern US…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Collegiality, Urban Schools, School Districts
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Chen, Ming-Huei; Agrawal, Somya – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: Based on group development theories, the purpose of this paper is to evaluate student's team behavior during different stages of team development. Design/methodology/approach: A time-lagged survey method was used to collect data over a period of 18 weeks from 40 undergraduate students enrolled in an entrepreneurship course. Hierarchical…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Student Behavior, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries
Wynn, Richard – 1977
There is no abundance of research on intra-organizational conflict, and there are no simple answers to the tricky business of managing organizational conflicts. This paper states some propositions about conflict and suggests some management stratagems that can be used in sustaining constructive organizational characteristics. The propositions are…
Descriptors: Administrators, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education
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Moore, Mary Elizabeth – Religious Education, 2015
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the role of leaders in building nonviolent organizations and the role of organizations in cultivating habits of peace, thereby preparing people as peacemakers in a violent world. Leadership literature asks how to build healthy organizations; conflict literature asks how to make global peace. Both ask how…
Descriptors: Violence, Organizations (Groups), Peace, Conflict
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Morrill, Calvin; Thomas, Cheryl King – Human Communication Research, 1992
Develops an instrument to study organizational conflict management as a disputing process involving the social escalation from grievance to conflict and dispute stages. Finds differences in dispute process according to different strengths of informal relations. (SR)
Descriptors: Communication Research, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Higher Education
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Ahi, Sibel – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative study is to understand how operating models and organizational structure impact the effectiveness of higher education institutions for students, faculty, administrators and the broader community. In this case study, the researcher uses the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Criteria (MBNQAC) to understand core…
Descriptors: Business, Higher Education, Strategic Planning, Knowledge Management
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Hladchenko, Myroslava; Westerheijden, Don F. – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This article aims to explore the academic identities under the conditions of means-ends decoupling at the nation-state level. For empirical evidence we choose Ukraine. In 2014, after the Revolution of Dignity despite the adoption of the policies aimed to construct academic identities like in the Western universities the intended outcomes were not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Change, Organizational Change
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Convertino, Christina; Graboski-Bauer, Ashley – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2018
In light of increasing emphasis on the importance of post-secondary education to personal economic security, there is growing interest to promote college readiness initiatives in high schools, particularly for low-income and minority students for whom the harmful effects of institutional inequities on college readiness is well-documented.…
Descriptors: College Readiness, High School Students, Low Income Students, Minority Group Students
Hamilton, Clovia; Schumann, David – Online Submission, 2016
With respect to university technology transfer, the purpose of this paper is to examine the literature focused on the relationship between university research faculty and technology transfer office staff. We attempt to provide greater understanding of how research faculty's personal values and research universities' organization values may differ…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Teacher Researchers, Technology Transfer
Hilgart, Erin A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to increase what is known about how professionals engage in professional identity shift as they adapt to changing roles and expectations in the workplace. Given the organizational, institutional, and regulatory changes increasing the need for finance professionals to engage in business partnering, this study explored…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Finance Occupations, Professional Personnel, Accounting
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