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Chieffo, Anna Mejia – Community College Review, 1991
Describes a study of job satisfaction and organizational commitment among top administrators (excluding the president) at New Mexico's 16 2-year colleges, and the effect of presidential leadership behaviors and job, personal, and organizational characteristics on satisfaction/commitment. Reports a fair degree of job satisfaction and college…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Characteristics, Administrators, College Administration
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Williams, Dana Nicole; Colby, Anita Y. – Community College Review, 1991
Traces the history of the private junior college in the United States, examines its strengths as distinctive educational alternative, discusses the threats to its continued survival, and reviews strategies proposed by private junior college advocates to ensure the continuation of this institution into the twenty-first century. (DMM)
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Administration, Enrollment Trends, Futures (of Society)
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Garrett, Rick L. – Community College Review, 1993
Profiles state community college systems in terms of type of governing board, percentage of state versus local funding, number of institutions, and years in existence. Examines relationship of these traits to degree of centralization of governance structures. Finds systems with more than 50% state funding tending toward centralized governance…
Descriptors: Centralization, College Administration, Community Colleges, Correlation
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Kopecek, Robert J.; Clarke, Robert G. – Community College Review, 1982
Reviews a study of the formal organizational charts of 104 community colleges conducted to determine if a preferred organization structure exists in medium-sized community colleges and if organizational patterns are related to any definable characteristics or operating dynamics. (DMM)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrators, Collective Bargaining, College Administration
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Wattenbarger, James L.; And Others – Community College Review, 1982
Proposes a decision-making model for organizing and structuring academic and occupational programs and choosing the most efficient management style. Recommends a comprehensive community needs assessment, completion of the Environmental Assessment Scale (EAS), determination of educational philosophy, and selection of appropriate college structure.…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, College Administration, College Environment, Community Colleges
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Richardson, Richard C., Jr.; Riccio, Elaine – Community College Review, 1980
Examines a study of patterns of faculty involvement in decision-making altered by the advent of collective bargaining. Characterizes the colleges involved in the study, and identifies the changes perceived by administrators and faculty union leaders with regard to faculty involvement in decision making in personnel, academic, and administrative…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Collective Bargaining, College Administration, College Faculty