Bibliography: Climate Change (page 440 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 John G. Hedberg, Jean Evangelauf, James Poon Teng Fatt, Penny West, Philip A. Cusick, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Manuel London, Allen Sack, David L. Westby, and James W. Walker.

Healy, Patrick (1997). Financial Experts Say Smaller Tuition Increases Have Eroded the Value of Prepaid Plans, Chronicle of Higher Education. In response to protest over double-digit college tuition increases, several states have slowed tuition growth. However, this trend threatens the value of prepaid tuition plans for investors. The financial return on prepaid tuition is largely tied to tuition rates, and the programs have been marketed as a hedge against rising tuition. Program managers claim plans are still worthwhile. Descriptors: Economic Change, Economic Climate, Higher Education, Investment

Ritook, Magda; And Others (1993). The Training of Employment Counselors in Hungary, Journal of Employment Counseling. Describes current situation in Hungary and the efforts that are being made to develop employment counseling services and training programs. Identifies current issues and problems. Reviews traditional pathways of career development following World War II in Hungary. Examines emergence of career counseling and discusses training of career counselors. Descriptors: Career Change, Career Counseling, Career Development, Counselor Training

Cusick, Philip A.; Wheeler, Christopher W. (1988). Educational Morality and Organizational Reform, American Journal of Education. School reform has served to solve organizational problems of schools, but not the moral ones. Reforms in two high schools are presented using the Durkheimian model of morality. These schools changed emphasis to focus on the world for which the students were being prepared. This stress on reality strengthened the reform efforts. Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Educational Strategies

Fatt, James Poon Teng (1997). Creative Education: Creating New Waves in a New Era, Industry and Higher Education. Presents the need for a new mindset and for worker creativity and flexibility in the contemporary workplace; describes benefits of and barriers to creative education in schools, colleges, and workplaces. Suggests ways to unleash and empower the creativity of the work force. Descriptors: Creative Development, Creativity, Foreign Countries, Labor Force Development

Walker, James W. (1976). Will Early Retirement Retire Early?, Personnel. Management should recognize and consider both the advantages of early retirement programs and the countervailing forces of financial conditions, individual attitudes, and age discrimination laws. (Available from American Management Associations, Subscription Services, Box 319, Saranac Lake, NY 12983; $15.00 annually)   [More]  Descriptors: Administration, Career Change, Economic Climate, Employer Employee Relationship

Hedberg, John G. (1990). Increasing Professionalism and Targeting Effort: Recent Books on the Training and Development of Continuing Education Professionals, Studies in Continuing Education. Reviews three recent books (by Gessner, Calvert, and Nowlen) that investigate how the changing economic, political, and social context affects continuing professional education. The focus of each book on individualistic responses to professionalism suggests that professional continuing educators need to be sensitive to the culture of their organizations and clientele. Descriptors: Adult Educators, Book Reviews, Higher Education, Organizational Climate

Lysons, Art (1990). Dimensions and Domains of Organisational Effectiveness in Australian Higher Education, Higher Education. Research in Australian higher education testing one theory of dimensions of organizational effectiveness is reviewed, and two theories are analyzed to develop a more comprehensive set of dimensions. The existing taxonomy is further defined, and the implications relating to recent structural adjustments in the higher education system are discussed. Descriptors: Classification, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Higher Education

Kanter, Rosabeth Moss (1988). Three Tiers for Innovation Research, Communication Research. Describes three efforts to design research on innovation in organizations, each on a progressively more macrooriented tier (from the innovation project as the unit, to the organization, to the extraorganizational environment), along with the theoretical and empirical assumptions behind these efforts. Descriptors: Communication Research, Higher Education, Innovation, Institutional Environment

Saks, Alan M.; Ashforth, Blake E. (1997). Organizational Socialization: Making Sense of the Past and Present as a Prologue for the Future, Journal of Vocational Behavior. A literature review examined socialization theory and models; research on tactics, training, proactive socialization, learning, group socialization, and individual differences; methodology and measurement; and research needs. In the last five years, research has substantially contributed to knowledge of occupational socialization, which will likely continue as work and careers evolve. (123 references) Descriptors: Career Change, Entry Workers, Organizational Climate, Research Methodology

West, Penny (1994). The Concept of the Learning Organization, Journal of European Industrial Training. Understanding organizations as learning organisms requires a higher level of analysis, including a systems approach and biological, cybernetic, dialectical, and chaos analysis. Descriptors: Corporate Education, Environmental Scanning, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate

Evangelauf, Jean (1988). Duquesne U. Suspends Pioneering Prepaid-Tuition Plan; Nationwide, the Concept Meets Growing Resistance, Chronicle of Higher Education. Lower-than-anticipated returns in the bond market and higher-than-expected tuition increases have forced Duquesne University to discontinue the nation's first prepaid-tuition program and is causing other institutions to reevaluate the idea. However, interest remains high among some. Descriptors: Economic Change, Economic Climate, Educational Finance, Higher Education

London, Manuel (1992). Human Resources Development Leadership and the Creation of a Learning Organization, New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Human resource development professionals should combine vision, understanding, and programing expertise in establishing continuous learning environments in organizations. Leadership roles include role modeling new behavior styles and engendering a participatory atmosphere. Descriptors: Adult Education, Human Resources, Leadership, Lifelong Learning

Bensimon, Estela Mara (1989). A Feminist Reinterpretation of Presidents' Definitions of Leadership, Peabody Journal of Education. Provides a feminist critique of the prevailing conceptual frameworks and methods used to examine leadership in colleges and universities, focusing on four organizational frames (bureaucratic, collegial, political, and symbolic), and a feminist reinterpretation of definitions of leadership given by one male and one female college president. Descriptors: College Administration, Educational Change, Feminism, Higher Education

D'Aveni, Richard (1990). Top Managerial Prestige and Organizational Bankruptcy, Organization Science. Suggests that bankruptcy occurs when creditors withdraw their support from a firm's top management team. Five characteristics measuring the relative status of top teams tested on a sample of 57 large bankrupt firms and 57 matched firms revealed that membership in political elites and board connections were negatively associated with bankruptcy. (92 references) Descriptors: Financial Problems, Institutional Survival, Management Teams, Organizational Change

Westby, David L.; Sack, Allen (1976). The Commercialization and Functional Rationalization of College Football: Its Origins, Journal of Higher Education. The process of introducing commercialization and functional rationalization into a game originally played for fun and controlled by the participants is shown to have occurred at Yale as that institution was brought under the control of representatives of the newly rich class of bankers and industrialists coming to power in the nineteenth century.   [More]  Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Economic Climate, Educational Change

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