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McFerron, J. Richard; And Others – Journal of Educational Administration, 1988
Using data from a random sample of chief liberal arts academic officers in American colleges and universities, this study examines formal methods for evaluating these officers' resource allocation policies and factors influencing evaluations. Findings suggest that "resources for excellence" are unevenly distributed among departments and that…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Liberal Arts
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Sungaila, Helen M. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1985
This paper defends Gulick's and Urwick's "classical" principles of organization against March and Simon's influential attack 20 years ago. Citing the Doyle/Newbould case for marketing, the author contends that the significance of "myth" and "ritual" in ordering experience and action in educational organizations should be fully explored. (TE)
Descriptors: Educational Anthropology, Educational Principles, Foundations of Education, Higher Education
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Mulford, Bill – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
Those teaching educational administration need to consider the characteristics, development, and attitudes of their students; the educational context, including questions of student assessment, teaching students from different institutions, and group teaching; and factors affecting course content, including appropriate teaching styles and concerns…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Course Content, Courses, Educational Administration
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Nias, J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1973
Possession of information within an organization is important because it confers status and security, gives influence in decisionmaking, and creates a sense of uncertainty among those who are excluded from it. Thus, innovation is successfully accomplished in part by the deliberate exercise of control over information, a crucial systemic resource.…
Descriptors: Administration, Decision Making, Educational Innovation, Higher Education
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Michael, Steve O.; Schwartz, Michael – Journal of Educational Administration, 1999
Investigates the board of trustees' role, based on a survey of 415 trustees of Ohio public and private institutions of higher education. Role differences existed among sectors. There were limited differences based on gender, educational levels, and years of experience. Trustees' traditional role was upheld as primary. (14 references) (MLH)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Educational Attainment, Higher Education, Private Colleges
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Ahmad, Rahimah Haji – Journal of Educational Administration, 1998
Discusses educational development in Malaysia, focusing on curriculum changes, issues, and future perspectives. Discusses the development of values education, its importance in the curriculum, and the government's efforts to mold a united nation with Malaysian values. Current reforms target tertiary education. The school curriculum has not been…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Soutar, Geoffrey; McNeil, Margaret – Journal of Educational Administration, 1996
Measures service quality from the viewpoint of customers (students at an Australian university), using the SERVQUAL model. Obtains evaluations of academic and administrative aspects of the educational service. Makes significant negative evaluations of administrative service quality (resulting from communication problems). Satisfaction with the…
Descriptors: Business Administration, College Students, Delivery Systems, Foreign Countries
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Owens, Robert G.; Shakeshaft, Charol – Journal of Educational Administration, 1992
During the 1980s, the established, time-honored theoretic concepts of the past four decades (emphasizing mathematical proof and laboratory science thinking) yielded to newer, richer ways of understanding organizations. Three new streams of thought (effective schools research, the reform movement, and human resources theory) have given…
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Administrator Education, Educational Administration, Educational Change
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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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Mulkeen, Thomas A.; Cooper, Bruce S. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1992
The Executive Leadership Program at Fordham University presents a model for practicing school administrators' continuing education that reflects a changing society and schools' changing needs. The program is based on four innovations: an intellectual/change agent approach; a clinical, field-based research experience; an instructional agenda…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Doctoral Programs, Educational Innovation, Graduate Study
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Keegan, Desmond J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
The Regional Tutorial Services Unit of Great Britain's Open University links the school's regional educational programs with the central office, provides for student counseling, and maintains enrollment. This article reviews the unit's first 10 years, its present structure and operations, and the factors underlying or inhibiting its notable…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrative Organization, College Attendance, College Students
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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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Over, Ray – Journal of Educational Administration, 1983
Analyzes the sex ratio, national origins, age distribution, and qualification levels of Australian universities' education faculties; forecasts the effects of these universities' lack of growth, particularly on the quality of faculty members' work and on the relevance of their specialties. (Author/MCG)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Foreign Countries
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Carter, David S. G. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1994
Draws implications from U.S. efforts to legitimate the Ed.D. as a valued qualification focused on meeting practitioners' needs. Describes a curriculum process model developed at the University of Texas at Austin with potential for guiding and forming university-based preparation and ongoing professional development for administrators. A…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Doctoral Programs
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Schweitzer, Hartmut – Journal of Educational Administration, 1991
Outlines the differing educational philosophies, policies, and organizational structures of the two Germanies, from nursery to university level. Examines future prospects for integrating both institutions and personnel. Although unification was made possible by the former East Germans, they and their institutions must make the greater adaptation…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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