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Cohill, Katrina; Dudley, Danielle; Gregg, Jason; Millette, Elizabeth; Zinnecker, Adam; Havelka, Douglas – Information Systems Education Journal, 2015
The General Manager, Steve Gunderson, is currently charged with leading the decision on whether to outsource the payroll function of the USMCo (UltraSonic Machining Co) organization or to purchase a system and hire a full-time, experienced payroll staff member to manage the details of payroll for the company. There are differing opinions of…
Descriptors: Accounting, Outsourcing, Manufacturing Industry, Decision Making
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Fischer, Michael – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2009
In his provocatively titled recent book, "The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't", Robert I. Sutton argues for zero tolerance of "bullies, creeps, jerks, weasels, tormentors, tyrants, serial slammers, despots, [and] unconstrained egomaniacs" in the workplace. These individuals systematically prey on their…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Zero Tolerance Policy, Faculty, College Faculty
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Atabay, Kyle; Cravalho, Erika K.; Demirbag, Jocelyn Romero; Ka'ai, Elsa Pua; Kaneshiro, Alyson; Nakasato, Steve – Educational Perspectives, 2017
Presented as a collection of short essays, the authors of this article reflect on their experience in the University of Hawaii at Manoa EdD program and the questions, "What have you been able to take away from the experience?" and "What are you doing now that the EdD made possible?" The authors entered the program with a wealth…
Descriptors: Reflection, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Instructional Leadership
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Wong, Wylie – Community College Journal, 2015
Community colleges are using grants and workforce partnerships to train a new generation of technology workers. In September, the Obama administration awarded $450 million in grants to nearly 270 community colleges that have partnered with more than 400 employers nationally. It was the final installment of a four-year, $2 billion competitive grant…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
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Smith, Steve – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2010
This article represents a lecture given by Professor Steve Smith at the Association of University Administrators Annual Lecture on 20 October 2009. There has been considerable change in the sector since the lecture was delivered, however, the Editor and author felt that the issues still pose significant challenges to higher education (HE), and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Mobility, Foreign Countries, Information Technology
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National Center on Performance Incentives, 2008
In "Performance-Based Pay in the Federal Government"--a paper presented at the February 2008 National Center on Performance Incentives research to policy conference--Steve Nelson discusses the evolution of employee pay systems in the federal government, from the inception of the General Schedule to continuing interest in creating more…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Job Performance, High Achievement, Criteria
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Gard, Michael – Sport, Education and Society, 2011
My purpose in this paper is to consider the relationship between, on the one hand, critical social science and, on the other hand, existing and emerging sciences of the body. Taking my lead from the sociologist, Steve Fuller, I discuss the ways in which some social scientists, both within and outside physical education and sport, have engaged with…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Obesity, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences
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Dabo, Steve Azi; Augustine, Azi Sambo – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The neglect of teachers' needs have impacted negatively on our educational system in Nigeria. Indeed, the teaching profession has suffered untold hardship for quite sometimes now. This paper uses a theoretical approach to x-ray the factors responsible for poor job satisfaction among secondary school teachers. The paper also examines teachers' job…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Educational Change, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Hart, Kathy, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed. – Online Submission, 2017
Eighteen scholarly papers and fifteen abstracts comprise the content of the seventeenth annual Brick and Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the symposium, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship.…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Electronic Publishing, Archives, Educational Technology
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National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2014
The Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) provides grants to support performance-based compensation systems for teachers and principals in high-need schools. The study measures the impact of pay-for-performance bonuses as part of a comprehensive compensation system within a large, multisite random assignment study design. The treatment schools were to…
Descriptors: Merit Pay, Incentives, Grants, Federal Aid
Mizzi, Robert C., Ed.; Rocco, Tonette S., Ed.; Shore, Sue, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2016
This groundbreaking book critiques the boundaries of where adult education takes place through a candid examination of teaching, learning, and working practices in the social periphery. Lives in this context are diverse and made through complex practices that take place in the shadows of formal systems: on streetscapes and farms, in vehicles and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Sexuality, Occupations
Silva, Elena; Headden, Susan – Education Sector, 2011
Providence, Rhode Island, is one of those gritty eastern mill towns that wears its centuries-old history on its sleeve. Like many American cities, Providence is home to a struggling public school system with chronically low-performing schools. They include Roger Williams Middle, where last year only 17 percent of eighth-graders scored at or above…
Descriptors: Working Hours, Working Class, Unions, Educational Change
Dorman, Steve; Brown, Kelli – Liberal Education, 2018
Because of the move toward automation and a more knowledge-based economy, it is imperative that colleges and universities develop graduates who have the capacity for continued growth--graduates with a foundation of skills and knowledge that can be built upon for future employment. A liberal arts education can expose students to depth in an area…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Higher Education, Educational Practices, Career Readiness
Agron, Joe, Ed. – American School and University, 2005
Each month, "American School & University" provides a mix of thought-provoking features, how-to-articles, industry reports, exclusive surveys, new sections, insightful columns, new product introductions and case histories to assist education officials in better performing their jobs. This July 2005 issue includes the following: "Sweat Shop"…
Descriptors: Structural Elements (Construction), School Security, School Buildings, Educational Facilities Design
Agron, Joe, Ed. – American School and University, 2005
Each month, "American School & University" provides a mix of thought-provoking features, how-to-articles, industry reports, exclusive surveys, new sections, insightful columns, new product introductions and case histories to assist education officials in better performing their jobs. This April 2005 issue includes the following: "Taking Pride"…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Finance, Sustainable Development, Sanitary Facilities
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