Bibliography: Climate Change (page 446 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 Henry C. Kenski, Edward Pessen, Richard Schmuck, James J. Shields, Jim McIntyre, Helen H. Lamale, Rogert Wuliger, Madelyn M. Lockhart, J. H. Proctor, and Min Basadur.

McIntyre, Jim (1994). Endowment Return Rates Remain High, Business Officer. A national survey of colleges and universities found that investment returns on endowment funds continued to be healthy and were slightly higher than the previous year. Market value of endowment assets and life income fund assets for 435 institutions in 1993 are detailed in tables, with some narrative analysis. Descriptors: College Administration, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Endowment Funds

Schmuck, Richard; And Others (1979). Renewing Urban Schools: Some Recommendations, Theory into Practice. Suggestions are made for reducing teacher and student alienation in urban schools by encouraging cooperative planning by all concerned individuals. Descriptors: Change Agents, Community Involvement, Cooperative Planning, Educational Facilities Improvement

Appelbaum, Steven H. (1978). Attitudes and Values: Concerns of Middle Managers, Training and Development Journal. Total individual satisfaction is not the organization's responsibility, but does assume increasing importance when corporate commitment is apparent. Studies have examined employees' values, attitudes, and job satisfaction and often found that individuals feel job dissatisfaction. In remedying this, organizations should develop an interdependent managerial team and reward the original thinking of middle managers. Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Employee Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Middle Management

Pessen, Edward (1977). Equality and Opportunity in America, 1800-1940, Wilson Quarterly. Maintains that the maldistribution of wealth and static mobility patterns which prevailed in the United States from 1800 to 1940 provide the social and economic basis for present-day inequality. Political reforms have had little effect on living standards, status, and opportunities of most Americans. For journal availability, see SO 505 871. Descriptors: Economic Climate, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Inflation (Economics), Poverty

Abrell, Ronald L. (1979). Educational Leadership without Carrot and Club, Clearing House. As the reward-and-punish psychology of leadership becomes less effective and the problems besetting educational institutions mount, professional educators have exciting opportunities to engage in more democratic, effective, and rewarding leadership. Specific suggestions are made on what leaders can do to bring about more spirited leadership. Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Administrator Role, Attitude Change, Democratic Values

Lamale, Helen H. (1977). Spending, Wilson Quarterly. Unprecedented growth of the typical American family's resources since World War II have had effects upon life style, personal fulfillment, consumption of goods and services, and freedom of occupational choice. It is suggested that the time may have come for concern with nonmaterial elements that determine the quality of life. For journal availability, see SO 505 871. Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Economic Climate, Economic Factors, Economics

Basadur, Min (1997). Organizational Development Interventions for Enhancing Creativity in the Workplace, Journal of Creative Behavior. Evaluates traditional organizational development approaches to crises in commitment and adaptability, and presents a new approach to organizational development based on organizational creativity. Discusses the need to encourage employees to master new thinking skills and create an infrastructure that ensures these skills will be used regularly. Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Creativity, Employees, Employer Employee Relationship

Shields, James J., Jr. (1979). The Return to Gray Flannel Thinking, USA Today. The liberal mood of the 1960s has given way to a conservatism reminiscent of the gray flannel thinking of the 1950s. Today's young people are cautious, cynical, and dead serious about personal survival. Innovation and liberalism in education are being replaced by fiscal conservatism and emphasis on standards. Descriptors: Academic Standards, American Culture, Attitude Change, Economic Climate

Kenski, Henry C. (1977). The Impact of Economic Conditions on Presidential Popularity, Journal of Politics. Presents preliminary considerations toward a theory of presidential popularity based upon economic variables. Analyzes data from the Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations. A regression analysis table is included. For journal availability, see SO 505 894. Descriptors: Attitude Change, Economic Climate, Economic Factors, Inflation (Economics)

Proctor, J. H.; And Others (1976). Prediction of Young U.S. Naval Officer Retention, Personnel Psychology. Attacks the turnover/retention problem by looking primarily at the stayer rather than the leaver in hopes of finding factors influencing career decisions over which management has some control. Descriptors: Career Change, Charts, Evaluation Criteria, Labor Turnover

Wuliger, Rogert (1975). Italian Universities and the Social Crisis, AAUP Bulletin. Noting that the key issue in Italian educational politics is the over-supply of students and under-supply of both professors and facilities within the universities of Italy, the author discusses present efforts at reform in light of the social, economic, and political factors affecting the situation. Descriptors: Economic Climate, Educational Change, Educational Demand, Educational Development

Lockhart, Madelyn M. (1981). Economic Outlook for the 1980s, Journal of Education Finance. For the next few years, we will face slow growth, inflation, high interest rates, the decline of the dollar, recessions, and limits on resources. Regional differences will be important to planning. Descriptors: Business Cycles, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Economic Factors

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