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Read, Jane – History of Education, 2013
This article explores how infant school reform took hold in London's schools from the 1890s to the 1930s through examination of the work of two Froebelian head teachers, Elizabeth Mary Shaw and Frances Emily Roe. In contrast to teacher-led rote-learning methods and rigid discipline they implemented play-based activities drawing on children's…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Leadership, Play
Angotta, Jill E. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study is an exploratory case study on supervisors' and front line managers' current practices towards the promotion of the socialization of employees with disabilities with their non-disabled peers. The researcher interviewed eight participants, four men and four women, purposefully selected from Connecticut and Indiana in person or over the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Supervisors, Disabilities, Employees
Davidson, Marilyn J.; Cooper, Cary L. – 1992
This book highlights the major problems and stressors of being a woman in business and management and outlines some strategies that women managers can use to eliminate barriers and break through the glass ceiling. Chapter 1 provides an overview of women in management and business in the 1990s. Chapter 2 explores the nature of stress, costs of…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Employment Level, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Nguyen, Thi Lan Huong – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2013
Although the slow progress of female academics compared to their male colleagues and the challenges that female academic leaders have to face in taking leadership roles have been well-documented, very little is known about female academic leaders and managers' career advancement in developing countries like Vietnam. This paper reports on an…
Descriptors: Barriers, Performance Factors, Females, Women Faculty
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Seeberg, Vilma; Baily, Supriya; Khan, Asima; Ross, Heidi; Wang, Yimin; Shah, Payal; Wang, Lei – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2017
This article examines how non-governmental organizations create resources and spaces for girls and women's education and empowerment in China, India and Pakistan--in the context of global expectations and local state relations as well as cultural norms. We examine the dynamics that foster female empowerment associated with educational attainment.…
Descriptors: Females, Social Change, Empowerment, Womens Education
This symposium on the role of human resource development (HRD) in women's career development consists of three presentations. "Career Goals of Non-Managerial Women: An Adaptive Approach" (Linda M. Hite, Kimberly S. McDonald) reports an exploratory study that produced data from which these four themes emerged--adaptive goals, family…
Descriptors: Administrators, Adult Education, Career Choice, Career Development
Dodson, Leslie Lynn – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This dissertation describes the design, implementation and evaluation of a gender-inclusive information system linking rural women in Agni Hiya, Morocco and water project managers from the Association Dar Si-Hmad. This research was motivated by an interest in exploring the linkages between information and communication technologies (ICT), climate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Females, Information Systems
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Donohue-Mendoza, Michelle – Journal of Applied Research in the Community College, 2012
This study explores the specific issue of supervision as an important administrative gate keeping function that facilitates or impedes women's career advancement, and promotes gender equity at the executive leadership level in community colleges. The very nature of supervision mirrors the historical purpose of higher education, employee learning…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Administration, Females, Middle Management
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Grauer, Barbara Ellman, Ed. – Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 2003
This special issue reviews 71 books on the following topics: career management; career opportunities for people with disabilities; federal government career information; college career development/counseling; job search strategies, tools, methods; coaching; retirement issues; strategies for managers; women and careers; general career books; and…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Counseling, Career Development, Federal Government
Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1989
Although more U.S. women hold management positions than at any other time, only an estimated 1 or 2% have made the breakthrough to top-level executive positions. In 1988, women in the United States represented 45% of the civilian labor force; however, they represented only 39.3% of all persons employed in managerial, executive, and administrative…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Ethnic Distribution
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Peterson, Helen – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2011
Drawing on quantitative and qualitative data, this article highlights the increasing proportion of women in senior academic management positions in Swedish higher education between 1990 and 2010. The article uncovers some of the factors that account for women's successful entrance into these positions. According to 22 interviewed female senior…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Females, Criticism
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Saygili, Gizem – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
In this research, it was aimed to examine the organizational silence levels of primary and secondary school teachers according to some demographic variables. A total of 609 teachers, 309 women and 300 men, who were teaching at primary and secondary schools participated in the research. The Organizational Silence Scale developed by Van Dyne et al.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Organizational Culture
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Erol, Mustafa – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
This study aims to indicate whether work satisfaction varies according to gender, the job itself and factors of human resources. To evaluate reassurence related with their jobs, a short version of "Minnesota Jobs Satisfaction'' survey was carried out with 32 men and 18 women who work at private sporting establishments in Anatolian side of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Gender Differences, Human Resources
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Fox, Richard L.; Schuhmann, Robert A. – Public Administration Review, 1999
A survey compared the behavior of male (n=440) and female (n=435) city managers. Results showed that women city managers are more likely than their male counterparts to incorporate citizen input, facilitate communication, and encourage citizen involvement in their decision-making process. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adults, Citizen Participation, City Government, City Officials
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Herbert, Theodore T.; Yost, Edward B. – Human Resource Management, 1978
A model for dealing with barriers to women's functioning effectively as managers focuses on male managers as the crucial step in the elimination of sex-role stereotypes. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Employed Women, Females, Management Development
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