Bibliography: Climate Change (page 437 of 472)

This annotated bibliography is compiled and customized by the Center for Positive Practices for the Water Protectors . Info website.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Will Lorey, Ali A. Mazrui, Hans H. Landsberg, Robert E. Lane, George H. Rice, Michael Betz, Michael D. Mumford, Lillian T. Eby, Kristin Anundsen, and Lawrence Mandell.

Beck, E. M.; Betz, Michael (1975). A Comparative Analysis of Organizational Conflict in Schools, Sociology of Education. Conflict is analyzed as a function of the organizational conditions of school size, teaching specialization, and the centralization of authority. Descriptors: Centralization, Conflict, Educational Change, Educational Sociology

Mazrui, Ali A. (1975). The African University as a Multinational Corporation: Problems of Penetration and Dependency, Harvard Educational Review. Article briefly discussed the European motives for the cultural penetration of Africa which resulted in the emergence of the university as the most sophisticated instrument of cultural dependency, the nature of that dependency, and the slow but fundamental process of decolonization of the university. Descriptors: African History, Colonialism, Cultural Interrelationships, Economic Climate

Haggett, Peter (1978). The Spatial Economy, American Behavioral Scientist. Discusses basic economic factors including resources, labor, and capital and discusses the flows that link them together in a recognizable geographical pattern. Suggests that geographers can contribute to better understanding of the spatial economy by undertaking research with scholars from other disciplines. Descriptors: Economic Climate, Economic Factors, Environmental Influences, Geography

Lorey, Will (1977). "I've Thought It Over, Boss…and I Quit!!", Training. A training director talks about the soul-searching that resulted in his decision to resign from his job. The author tells how organizational differences in regard to human resource development practices frustrated his desire to continue his career planning programs for employees, as well as his own personal growth. Descriptors: Career Change, Individual Development, Job Satisfaction, Labor Relations

Anundsen, Kristin; Mankoff, Albert W. (1976). How to Start a "Guided" Revolution, Personnel. An organizational development experiment that included every level of a 600-person accounting firm heightened human interrelationships and personal growth. (For availability see EA 507 168) Descriptors: Accountants, Change Strategies, Individual Development, Management Games

Ross, R. Danforth (1976). The Institutionalization of Academic Innovation: Two Models, Sociology of Education. Data from 115 colleges and universities are used to analyze the organizational conditions associated with the institutionalization of new academic programs. Descriptors: Change Agents, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Educational Sociology

Mumford, Michael D.; Simonton, Dean Keith (1997). Creativity in the Workplace: People, Problems, and Structures, Journal of Creative Behavior. This introductory article argues that creativity and innovation are key requirements for the growth and adaptation of organizations. Articles focusing on how creativity and innovation can be encouraged in the workplace are reviewed. Useful directions for future research are discussed along with the methodological issues likely to arise. Descriptors: Creativity, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate, Organizational Development

Mandell, Lawrence; Zacker, Joseph (1977). Applying Crisis Theory to Organizations: A Case Study, Group and Organization Studies. Crisis theory suggests that the major sign of organizational crisis is progressively rising tension, which results in emergency efforts to mobilize tension-reducing sources. A case study of an organizational crisis is presented to illustrate the applicability of crisis theory to an organization. Suggestions for interventions are offered. Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrative Organization, Case Studies, Interaction Process Analysis

Rice, George H., Jr. (1977). Structural Limits on Organizational Development, Human Resource Management. Organizational development practitioners tend to assume that all workplaces are pretty much alike, and that emotional health in all job situations can be described in approximately the same way. They have failed to recognize the sociological and structural/functional limitations of the workplace. Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate, Organizational Development

Eby, Lillian T. (1997). Alternative Forms of Mentoring in Changing Organizational Environments: A Conceptual Extension of the Mentoring Literature, Journal of Vocational Behavior. This typology of alternative forms of mentoring has two dimensions: (1) form of relationship (lateral/hierarchical) and (2) type of skill development (job or career related). Mentoring forms discussed include intra- and interteam, coworker, survivor, peer, internal and external collegial, internal and external sponsor, manager-subordinate, and group professional association. Descriptors: Career Development, Classification, Job Skills, Mentors

OECD Observer (1980). Higher Education and the Community: New Partnerships and Interactions. Suggests that the role of the university is changing in contemporary society. Economic crises and community demands force the university to evaluate its role. Descriptors: Community Cooperation, Community Involvement, Community Problems, Economic Climate

Landsberg, Hans H. (1976). Materials: Some Recent Trends and Issues, Science. The dynamics of growth have broadened concern over future materials supplies. The problem is multidimensional encompassing issues of depletion, materials cycles, recycling and substitution problems, energy, environmental costs, and economic growth. A new issue has also arisen demanding an international economic order between developed and developing countries. Descriptors: Depleted Resources, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Change

Leonard, Dorothy; Straus, Susaan (1997). Putting Your Company's Whole Brain to Work, Harvard Business Review. Managers who foster innovation succeed in getting different approaches to grate against one another in a productive process called creative abrasion. They nurture and know how to use a cognitively diverse environment. Descriptors: Business Administration, Cognitive Style, Conflict Resolution, Cooperation

Lane, Robert E. (1978). Autonomy, Felicity, Futility: The Effects of the Market Economy on Political Personality, Journal of Politics. Maintains that the rise of a market society represents the major revolution of the modern age and identifies ways in which the market system influences peoples' values, buying power, political personality (response sets habitually aroused by political stimuli), and work ethic. Journal available from Department of Political Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611. Descriptors: Capitalism, Economic Climate, Economic Factors, Evaluation

Coles, Flournoy A., Jr. (1976). Black Economic Imperatives, Negro Educational Review. Highlights the past and present plight of blacks and delineates a set of economic imperatives for the economic situation for America's blacks. Descriptors: Black History, Blacks, Economic Change, Economic Climate

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