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Eldridge, Kaye; Cranston, Neil – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2009
This article reports on an exploratory study which employed Hodgkinson's values paradigm as an analytical tool for explaining how administrators of transnational education programmes understand national cultural values to affect their work and working environment. In particular, interviews with managers responsible for Australia's provision of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Higher Education, Models
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Bartholomew, Hannah; Darragh, Lisa; Ell, Fiona; Saunders, Jeanette – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2011
Drawing on in-depth interviews with the third year students at a New Zealand university, we explore the ways in which students speak about studying mathematics, their relationship with the subject and how this has developed over time. These interviews were conducted as part of a project looking at undergraduate mathematics from the perspective of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Figurative Language, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Toymentseva, Irina A.; Karpova, Natalya P.; Toymentseva, Angelina A.; Chichkina, Vera D.; Efanov, Andrey V. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The urgency of the analyzed issue is due to lack of attention of heads of service companies to the theory and methodology of strategic management, methods and models of management decision-making in times of economic instability. The purpose of the article is to develop theoretical positions and methodical recommendations on the formation of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Service Occupations, Strategic Planning, Mathematical Models
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Pearce, Janice – Journal of School Health, 1979
This paper presents J. P. Shaver's model of rational decision making based on moral values and makes specific suggestions for implementing the model in health education instruction. (MM)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Decision Making, Decision Making Skills, Educational Philosophy
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Baker, Diane F. – Journal of Management Education, 2014
The traditional case-based method used to teach ethics in business classrooms gives students valuable practice identifying and applying key moral principles. This approach builds on a rational model of decision making and emphasizes moral awareness and moral judgment, encouraging students to describe moral dilemmas and assess the consequences of…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Social Influences, Ethics, Business Administration Education
Chaffee, Ellen Earle – CAUSE/EFFECT, 1982
When a rational decision process is desired, information specialists can contribute information and also contribute to the process in which that information is used, thereby promoting rational decision-making. The contribution of Stanford's information specialists to rational decision-making is described. (MLW)
Descriptors: College Administration, Decision Making, Higher Education, Information Scientists
Cathcart, Stephen Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This mixed method study examines HRD professionals' decision-making processes when making an organizational purchase of training. The study uses a case approach with a degrees of freedom analysis. The data to analyze will examine how HRD professionals in manufacturing select outside vendors human resource development programs for training,…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Professional Personnel, Decision Making
Milstein, Sloane – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this research was to gain insight into the decision-making factors, priorities and process used when adding sports to NCAA Division I institutions. The media often focuses on gender equity and financial parameters when discussing athletic decision-making, but this study seeks to go beyond speculation and add to intercollegiate…
Descriptors: Intercollegiate Cooperation, College Athletics, Decision Making, Prediction
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Krumboltz, John D.; And Others – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1986
Rational, intuitive, fatalistic, and dependent decision makers were compared on how much they learned from a rational decision-making training intervention. Individuals who had been highly impulsive, dependent, or fatalistic in prior course selections and those who exhibited dependency in prior job choices appeared to learn most from the rational…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Students, Conceptual Tempo, Decision Making
Bullis, Robert V. – School Business Affairs, 1977
The four phases in rational decision-making are (1) diagnosis, (2) discovering alternative solutions, (3) analyzing and comparing alternatives, and (4) selecting the proper alternative or plan to follow. (Author)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrators, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education
Fortney, Nancy D.; Glover, Kathy H. – Indiana Social Studies Quarterly, 1979
Suggests that social studies classroom teachers should use the process of rational decision making to teach students how to think at higher intellectual levels, become more creative, clarify values, and increase moral development. Learning activities are described. (DB)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities
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Nikolaidis, A. C. – Philosophical Studies in Education, 2018
An important and yet unresolved question has concerned the educational community for generations: what is the role of student agency and how do educators take it into account? Traditionalists claim that students are incapable of true agency, not knowing where their interests lie yet, while progressivists argue that the students are the most…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Student Interests, Educational Philosophy, Guidelines
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Karjala, Jeanette A. – Business Education Forum, 1989
Business educators have an opportunity to help students develop skills and acquire knowledge necessary to become rational consumers. Involving students is more effective than using lectures--it encourages the practice of rational decision making. (JOW)
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Consumer Economics, Higher Education, Student Participation
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Cohn, Roy E. – Planning for Higher Education, 1979
Reasons for the budget cut vulnerability of instructional support agencies and the haphazard, capricious criteria often used to judge their effectiveness are discussed. An evaluation strategy for rational decision-making is proposed. (Author/PHR)
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Budgeting, Decision Making, Educational Technology
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Dutt, Ashok K.; Costa, Frank J. – Journal of Geography, 1977
Describes plans for future urban development which take into account energy needs, mass transportation, technological innovations, high density settlement along the rapid transit spine, and rational decision making. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Futures (of Society), Geographic Distribution, Geography
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