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Neumann, Lily; Neumann, Yoram – Journal of Educational Administration, 1983
A questionnaire administered to 150 undergraduates and 90 faculty members compared their relative levels of goal congruence with those of their university. Programs in medicine, social sciences, and engineering were studied. (JW)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Educational Objectives
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Gunne, G. Manny; Stout, W. Douglas – Journal of Educational Administration, 1980
Examines the publication pattern of faculty within departments of educational administration. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Department Heads, Educational Administration, Higher Education
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Neumann, Yoram – Journal of Educational Administration, 1979
This study examines differences in research production between tenured and nontenured faculty. The study does not unequivocally verify the hypothesis that tenured faculty members will publish more books and articles than nontenured faculty members. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Faculty, Higher Education, Nontenured Faculty
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Henkin, Alan B.; Persson, Dorothy – Journal of Educational Administration, 1992
Examines role sender (faculty) perceptions of nonacademic staff involvement in four major university governance areas, considering the possible effects of faculty rank, institutional type, and nonacademic staff type. Results suggest limited governance roles for nonacademic employees in complex organizations where faculty are primary role-senders…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Governance, Higher Education, Participative Decision Making
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Potter, Robert E. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1983
Australian and American universities contrast instructively in the degree to which faculties participate in their governance. Although faculties have long attempted to gain authority in American universities and participate substantially today in Australian universities, the former are, and the latter are becoming, dominated by external…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Educational History
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Gmelch, Walter H.; Burns, John S. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1994
Over 800 academic department chairs, stratified by discipline, were selected from research and doctorate-granting institutions and completed the Department Chair Stress Index along with demographic questions. Results indicate that, overall, stress among department chairs is monolithic. Chairs expressed high stress both in faculty and…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, College Faculty, Department Heads, Higher Education
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Bogler, Ronit – Journal of Educational Administration, 1994
Faculty at five American universities were surveyed concerning their perceptions about the rewards and costs of collaborating with commercial organizations. Findings suggest that researchers who are highly dependent on private industry support tend to indicate more rewards and fewer costs than do colleagues lacking such support. Implications are…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Attitudes, College Faculty, Costs
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Journal of Educational Administration, 1988
Highlights the career and professional accomplishments of Donald J. Willower, a professor of education at Pennsylvania State University. His empirical studies have examined school cultures, the place of student control, and administrator and teacher attitudes and behavior. He strongly advocates qualitative research methods and espouses a pragmatic…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, School Administration, Theory Practice Relationship
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Yan-Ming, Han – Journal of Educational Administration, 1993
Reviews some characteristics of university academic and administrative organizations in Australia and China. Includes a comparative examination of supervising organs above the university, governing bodies within the university, teaching organizations, and the classification of China's universities. Party politics play an important role in…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Governance
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Neumann, Yoram; Finaly-Neumann, Edith – Journal of Educational Administration, 1991
Examines relationships between support variables (work significance, collegiality, and chairperson's support) and indicators of research university faculty burnout (emotional exhaustion and feeling of personal accomplishment) and between burnout indicators and potential consequences. Support indicators are the most influential determinants of…
Descriptors: Burnout, College Faculty, Collegiality, Faculty Workload
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Everett, J. E.; Entrekin, L. V. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1980
Reports the findings of a survey of work-related attitudes and demographic characteristics of academic staff in nine institutions of higher education in Australia and New Zealand. (Author/WD)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Demography, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Birch, I. K. F. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1981
Judgments by Australian courts that link two cases dealing with the role of teachers and labor law are analyzed in terms of the political motives of the claimants, the implications of the decisions, and the judicial interpretations. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Court Litigation, Court Role, Elementary Secondary Education
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Entrekin, L. V.; Everett, J. E. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1981
Questionnaires administered to all 4,128 of the teaching staff at nine institutions of higher education in Australia and New Zealand received a 46 percent response rate. Significant differences between the work-related attitudes of staff at colleges and those at universities are attributed to institutional culture rather than demographic…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Demography, Differences, Discriminant Analysis
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Fry, Neville H. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1981
The workloads of 1,032 members of the full-time teaching staff at the University of Queensland (Australia) are analyzed and compared by rank and by academic field. The study suggests that the workloads, although different in nature, are comparable in magnitude. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Workload, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Eastcott, Leslie R. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1977
Describes several models as tools for understanding decision-making in universities. The validity of each is discussed in terms of the results of a case study of faculty decision-making in a large university. Some perspectives for describing, analyzing, and understanding faculty decision-making are proposed. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Decision Making, Foreign Countries
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