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Romine, Kerry D.; Baker, Rose M.; Romine, Karla A. – Education Sciences, 2018
Through the lens of complexity theory and by utilizing the methodological framework set forth in Gander's 1999 article regarding internal and external organizational elements of administrative intensity, this secondary data analysis study linked the internal organizational elements of administrative intensity to institutional results as evidenced…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, College Students
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Minahan, John P. – Journal of Higher Education, 1974
Discusses the theory of administrative cost accounting known as "internal pricing" for the purpose of describing how it is currently affecting the operations of academic departments. (Author)
Descriptors: Accountability, Accounting, Cost Effectiveness, Costs
Oprean, Celeste Pramik – ProQuest LLC, 2012
In North Carolina (NC) there are a total of 58 community colleges, each of which provides a unique approach to handling support for adjunct faculty. The NC Community College System provided a good setting to explore how one state in particular compares to current research on administrative support of adjunct faculty in the areas of hiring,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Teacher Selection
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Kiggundu, Moses N.; And Others – Administrative Science Quarterly, 1983
Reviews 94 articles published between 1956 and 1981 on organizations in developing nations, examining the articles' methods, topics, geographic coverage, the author's institutional affiliation, and degree of fit between Western-based administrative theory and the data reported. Found degrees of fit strong for organizational tasks but weak for…
Descriptors: Administration, Administrative Organization, Administrative Principles, Developing Nations
Simon, Robert B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Despite a lack of empirical research on the effectiveness of administrative technologies in higher education (Anderson, Banker, & Ravindran, 2003; Selwyn, 2011), universities have pursued these technologies, or enterprise solutions, at an aggressive pace. Spending more than six billion dollars per year on enterprise solutions, higher education…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Administrators, Phenomenology, Higher Education
Ayers, Michael V. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Community colleges are experiencing a retirement crisis. The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the Association of Community College Trustees (2018) reported that as many as half of community college presidents presiding in 2016 were likely to retire by 2021. Many current community college vice presidents are not interested in…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Career Development, Faculty Promotion, College Faculty
Say, Brett H. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Office and administrative support staff can be found throughout almost every work environment within higher education institutions. While inherently tied to the success of higher education programs, faculty, and students, the contributions of this small but important group of employees is often overlooked by higher education institutions and…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Institutional Mission, Office Occupations, School Personnel
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Taylor, Barrett J.; Rosinger, Kelly Ochs; Coco, Lindsay; Slaughter, Sheila – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: Research on academic capitalism often maps changing conditions in which faculty work occurs without explaining the mechanisms by which change occurs. We use Fligstein and McAdam's theory of fields to posit that the changing conditions in which humanities faculty members work reflect activities in overlapping (the academic…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Humanities, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Change
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Makolandra, Joseph; Bezy, Kevin G.; Delp, Cindy; Bizzell, Brad E.; Wray, Caroline; Jones, Forest; Womack, Janet; Hutton, Dawn; Jones, Asia; Wood-Setzer, Guylene; Williams, Seydric; Leonard, Nancy; Nicely, Ken; Wright, Linda; Pennington, Robert; Richardson, Tracy – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2009
Educational administrative practitioners evaluate theories, implement practices, and refine leadership strategies daily. The exploration of the leadership gap between theory and praxis is a quantum undertaking. Leadership from the educational perspective takes many forms and presents many challenges. This document examines leadership from several…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Theories, Educational Practices, Praxis
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McClure, Kevin R.; Titus, Marvin A. – Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Despite occupying a central position in contemporary U.S. higher education discourse, empirical research on administrative costs is limited. The purpose of this study was to extend existing research on administrative spending in higher education by empirically examining whether recently shifting to research university status in the Carnegie…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Public Colleges, Reputation, Expenditures
Hanson, Eric J. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this quantitative, descriptive study is to examine the perceptions of California Community College administrators regarding participation in the California Virtual Campus - Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI) and the effects their involvement may have on distance education and total enrollments. Theoretical Framework:…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Administrator Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Virtual Universities
King, Glenn, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Organizational environments continually change. Organizations that do not meet the demands for change do not survive. The required changes differ for banks versus universities, suggesting that leaders in each type of organization need to use unique styles to adapt to their unique environments. The purpose of this quantitative research study was to…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Banking, Universities, Comparative Analysis
Wilkinson, Julie Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This descriptive qualitative study investigated the experiences of novice assistant principals regarding how participation in a Grow-Your-Own leadership program influenced their self-efficacy to fulfill their administrative duties in one Southwestern U.S. state. Social learning theory, situated learning theory, and self-efficacy theory provided…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Assistant Principals, Qualitative Research, Experience
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McIlveen, Peter – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2007
This study investigated a qualitative career assessment and counselling procedure that was founded upon a constructivist, narrative approach to career counselling, "My Career Chapter: A Dialogical Autobiography" (McIlveen, 2006). Counsellors were trained in the use of the procedure and then applied it to themselves in an intensive…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Autobiographies, Time Perspective, Qualitative Research
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Amiot, Michelle N.; Mayer-Glenn, Jennifer; Parker, Laurence – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2020
Critical race theory (CRT) in education has been used to expose and analyze racism in K-12 schooling and higher education. However, the theory has been underutilized as an inventory lens applied to school leadership practice. Our paper takes on this inquiry by highlighting the work done by an administrative leadership team at a majority racially…
Descriptors: Race, Critical Theory, Racial Bias, Elementary Secondary Education
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