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Mukhlynina, Olga V.; Zhdanova, Natalia E.; Kondyurina, Irina M.; Bastrakova, Natalia S.; Kovaleva, Tatyana ?.; Mirzabalaeva, Farida I. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the research problem due to the fact that society needs people who are able to make their own decisions and take responsibility for their choices, but often there are situations when leaders are not able to delegate responsibility, and employees in turn do not want to take it. The article aims to study the differences in the…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Employees, Staff Role, Comparative Analysis
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Dalby, D.; Noyes, A. – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2018
England's Further Education (FE) sector is in permanent flux with policy interpretations and translations taking place at multiple levels within increasingly large and complex multi-site organisations. Devolved responsibility gives managers considerable influence in policy enactment processes which can lead to within-college tensions between…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Continuing Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
Blue, Andrea – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative exploratory study was to explore the strategies needed to increase student retention rates and decrease dropout rates in a higher education organization. The problem addressed in the study was the lack of strategies that managers use to increase retention rates and decrease dropout rates in a higher education…
Descriptors: Mentors, School Holding Power, College Students, Dropout Rate
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Håkansson, Jan – School Leadership & Management, 2016
Preschool managers' responsibility for and leadership of systematic quality work has come to the fore in connection with changes made to the Swedish preschool curriculum. The aim of this study is to contribute to the understanding of preschool managers' leadership and management of the systematic quality work in Swedish preschools with reference…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Administrators, Preschool Curriculum
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Berlin Hallrup, Leena; Kumlien, Christine; Carlson, Elisabeth – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: People with intellectual disabilities in staffed group homes often need lifelong support and dependency on others. Thereby, special demands are placed on staff and service managers to ensure opportunities for participation in everyday life. This study aims to explore how service managers promote participation in Swedish group homes for…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Group Homes, Adults, Participation
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Williams, Gareth – School Leadership & Management, 2017
The aim of this paper was to analyse how teachers and government may differ in their views regarding the qualities required to be an effective middle manager with responsibility for Physical Education (PE). Lines of inquiry were based upon the practices associated with a performative work culture and how this has affected teacher language. There…
Descriptors: Accountability, Content Analysis, Middle Management, Leadership Qualities
Kosten, Linda A. – Lumina Foundation, 2016
State governments serve as a key funding source for public higher education. An alternative to historically based state subsidies or enrollment-based formulas, outcomes-based funding allows states to convey goals for higher education by allocating state tax dollars based on measures of outcomes. Within higher education institutions, the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Support, State Aid, Budgets
Quirk, Robert J. – Facilities Manager, 2013
The California State University (CSU) system is the largest higher educational system in the United States. The system has physical assets valued at more than $20 billion (current replacement value) on the "State" side of the house alone. With over 1,200 buildings, and 50 million square foot of mixed-use space, the CSU facility managers…
Descriptors: Facilities Management, Facility Guidelines, Campuses, Decision Support Systems
Starr, Karen – School Business Affairs, 2013
One important effect of increasing localized autonomy, authority, responsibility, and accountability has been a growing yet understated recognition that effective business management is an essential component of educational leadership. The education business is expanding and becoming more complex and requires propitious oversight. As a result,…
Descriptors: School Business Officials, Instructional Leadership, School Administration, Governance
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2011
"The Trainee Guide for the Supervisor Training Curriculum" summarizes key points in the Curriculum and is meant as a note taking and reference tool. The Supervisor Training Curriculum instructs supervisors on ways in which they can direct and motivate staff working with people with intellectual disabilities. Based on three decades of applied…
Descriptors: Human Services, Mental Retardation, Supervisory Training, Reference Materials
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Alhabeeb, Abdullah; Rowley, Jennifer – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to offer insights into the development of eLearning systems and the perceptions of key players in the management of eLearning systems in three large universities in Saudi Arabia. It establishes the relative importance of different factors and compares these findings with studies conducted elsewhere in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Universities, Success
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Warhurst, Russell Paul; Black, Kate Emma – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2015
Purpose: This article aims to review the changing demographics of employment and it proceeds to critically examine the existing literature on later-career workers' experiences of training and development. Population ageing in developed economies has significant implications for workplace learning, given suggestions that most occupational learning…
Descriptors: Older Workers, Labor Force Development, Aging (Individuals), Informal Education
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Bohanon, Cecil E. – Journal of Education for Business, 2008
In this article, the author examines a number of issues in colleges of commerce in their formative period from 1900 to 1930. He discusses 4 areas: content of business curriculum, professional nature of business and business schools, social responsibility of corporate managers, and integration of the business curriculum. Many of the topics are…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Social Responsibility, Business Administration Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Bear, Stephen E. – Management Teaching Review, 2017
Organic Delights is an experiential exercise designed to help undergraduate business students learn about corporate social responsibility (CSR). In this exercise, students assume the role of a senior manager of a fictional restaurant and caterer. The challenge for the managers is to evaluate and choose among six proposals to promote the company's…
Descriptors: Corporations, Social Responsibility, Experiential Learning, Undergraduate Students
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Nederhoff, Dawn M.; Lenk, Kathleen M.; Horvath, Keith J.; Nelson, Toben F.; Ecklund, Alexandra M.; Erickson, Darin J.; Toomey, Traci L. – Journal of Drug Education, 2016
Excessive alcohol consumption can result from illegal sales to intoxicated patrons at bars and restaurants. We surveyed bar/restaurant managers about their practices in reducing illegal sales to intoxicated patrons. We found that managers were confident that they could refuse service to intoxicated customers but were less likely to have…
Descriptors: Drinking, Dining Facilities, Alcohol Abuse, Retailing
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