Bibliography: Climate Change (page 438 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 James E. Law, William W. Wayson, Dan Rice, John T. Thompson, P. T. Scirotino, Gerald W. McLaughlin, Josetta S. McLaughlin, Marc S. Tucker, Robert G. Roe, and Denis Madden.

Roe, Robert G. (1974). The Office as an Organizational Entity, Business Education Forum. Office employees and supervisors need to recognize and deal with the sociological aspects of coalition behavior. The office is no longer a passive participant in organizational affairs. Top-level administrators need to recognize this changed relationship and restructure their policies to deal with the office as an organizational entity. Descriptors: Business Education, Office Management, Office Occupations, Organizational Change

McLaughlin, Gerald W.; McLaughlin, Josetta S. (1989). Barriers to Information Use: The Organizational Context, New Directions for Institutional Research. Organizational barriers to information use vary with types of decisions and the phases of information collection, analysis, and communication. Strategies suitable for one environment will not always work in others. Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Administration, Decision Making, Higher Education

Tucker, Marc S. (1987). The College Market, New Directions for Higher Education. The evolving structure of the national economy and its reflection of the changing demography of our society will affect future demand for higher education. However, the situation is complex and the key may be the preservation of variety and quality in higher education.   [More]  Descriptors: Demography, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Educational Demand

Gordon, Jack (1994). The Team Troubles That Won't Go Away, Training. Teams avoid pitfalls of hierarchies but have their own drawbacks related to five categories: leadership, accountability, the nature of the task, multiskilling, and human imperfection. Instead of being viewed as a panacea, teams should be recognized as another way of organizing human beings to get the job done. Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Leadership, Organizational Change

Parry, Scott (1993). The Missing "M" in TQM, Training. Discusses common problems that occur when trying to implement total quality management. Offers suggestions on changing the culture of an organization. Descriptors: Adult Education, Business Administration, Employer Employee Relationship, Empowerment

Galagan, Patricia A.; And Others (1992). Beyond Hierarchy: The Search for High Performance, Training and Development. This special report of the reorganization of work looks at approaches to organizational renewal that are challenging the notion of the hierarchy as the only form that works. Looks at models for organizing work presented by Gary Rummler, D. Quinn Mills, and Marvin Weisbord and a blueprint for creating common futures with large groups of people. Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Economic Factors, Models, Organizational Change

Wayson, William W. (1974). Introduction. Chautauqua '74: The Remaking of the Principalship, National Elementary Principal. The principal will play a key role in designing educational systems that free the human spirit to exercise initiative, to experiment openly, to enter fully into the enterprise of living and learning as complete people. Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Elementary Schools

Rice, Dan; Dreilinger, Craig (1990). Rights and Wrongs of Ethics Training, Training and Development Journal. Ethics initiatives should provide employees with the tools they need to identify, clarify, and resolve ethical issues. Training efforts should focus on defining desired outcomes and considering the company's values and guidelines in working toward solutions to ethical problems. Descriptors: Administrator Role, Adult Education, Behavior Change, Corporate Education

Gmelch, Walter H.; Carroll, James B. (1991). The Three Rs of Conflict Management for Department Chairs and Faculty, Innovative Higher Education. A discussion of conflict in academic departments describes current philosophies in conflict resolution, including a principled approach emphasizing positive benefits. Structures within organizations that inherently create conflict are identified, and various strategies for dealing with conflict are outlined based on one theory of response modes. Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Faculty, Conflict Resolution, Department Heads

Nicklin, Julie L. (1994). Colleges' Return on Endowments Fell to 2.9% in Fiscal 1994, Chronicle of Higher Education. A weak stock market has resulted in lowered returns on college endowment investments. Many institutions had funds tied up in American stocks and bonds, which performed poorly. Although most institutions say their endowed programs or scholarships are not adversely affected, some programs are being reduced or eliminated as a result. Descriptors: College Administration, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Endowment Funds

Safrit, R. Dale; And Others (1995). Extension's Values: A Bridge across Turbulent Times, Journal of Extension. Cooperative Extension organizational values systems include personnel values, process values, and product (program) values. The values systems are the basis for making program decisions and a source of professional satisfaction if the values are congruent with beliefs. Descriptors: Adult Education, Extension Education, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate

Scirotino, P. T.; Madden, Denis (1973). Person-Organization Pairing, Counseling and Values. Malfunctioning organizations do not facilitate the accomplishment of the purposes of their members in a number of ways and for a number of reasons. This paper used Maslow's hierarchy of needs model in an attempt to describe one view of that malfunction. Leadership is examined briefly as a functioning organization's facilitating arrangement. Descriptors: Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Styles, Needs

Steeves, Eric L. (1973). Organizational Development: Can MBO Help?, Canadian Training Methods. Author describes Organization Development as a process of diagnosis, selection of appropriate interventions" or solutions to the problem, and reinforcing the new behavior so that it becomes a way of life. Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Management Development, Motivation Techniques, Organization

Law, James E. (1993). Leaping over the Pitfalls of TQM, School Business Affairs. Total Quality Management (TQM) is a process of continuous improvement where decisions are based on data. TQM works for those organizations that are prepared to make it work for them. Discusses seven common mistakes that many organizations make when implementing TQM. Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Change Strategies, Employer Employee Relationship, Organizational Climate

Mazze, Edward M.; Thompson, John T., Jr. (1973). An Organization Development Design for Personnel Management, Training and Development Journal. A force field model application for improved effectiveness." Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Management Development, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate

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