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Female Superintendents And Negotiations: A Phenomenological Study Of The Influence Of Gender In The Midwest, Kathryn R. Blaha Jan 2022

Female Superintendents And Negotiations: A Phenomenological Study Of The Influence Of Gender In The Midwest, Kathryn R. Blaha

Dissertations and Theses

Negotiation is a process wherein decisions are made between parties with different points of view and possibly conflicting interests (Caputo, 2019). Little is known about how women experience negotiation for salary and compensation. Studies associated with gender and negotiations have focused on the process or outcomes of the negotiation. While studies have identified a gender-based earnings gap, how women negotiate for compensation packages at the school superintendent level has not been studied. This qualitative Hermeneutical phenomenological study attempted to understand how female educational superintendents experience negotiations through description and meaning drawn from their lived experiences. By understanding how female school …


Managing Internal Tensions In Contract Negotiations: A Perspective From The Academic Union’S Side, John Allison, Jonathan Blitz Jan 2019

Managing Internal Tensions In Contract Negotiations: A Perspective From The Academic Union’S Side, John Allison, Jonathan Blitz

Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy

Academic collective bargaining, like all collective bargaining, presupposes conflicts between goals of the administration and the academic union. The represented parties on both sides, as well as the general public, typically perceive conflicts in collective bargaining in that way. However, both the administration’s and union’s bargaining teams must substantially resolve internal conflicts among the teams‘ own represented parties before the teams can hope to achieve an acceptable collective-bargaining agreement (i.e., a binding contract). After briefly addressing the very real strengths of academic unions in collective bargaining, we will at greater length explain the origin, nature, and usually imperfect resolution of …


Successful Negotiations: A Phenomenological Study Of The Lived Experiences Of Superintendents Who Successfully Negotiate Teacher Contracts, Kelly A. Theurer Nov 2018

Successful Negotiations: A Phenomenological Study Of The Lived Experiences Of Superintendents Who Successfully Negotiate Teacher Contracts, Kelly A. Theurer

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

New York State has a long history related to teachers’ unions. Superintendents are often the main players for school districts when negotiating teachers’ contracts. While much has been researched about negotiations, there is a gap in the literature in relation to the motivating factors of superintendents to successfully negotiate teachers’ contracts. The purpose of this transcendental phenomenological study was to describe the lived experiences of school superintendents who have successfully negotiated teachers’ contracts within suburban areas of New York State. The central research question was: What are the lived experiences of school superintendents who have successfully negotiated teachers’ contracts in …


Data Gathering And Decision Making Among Community College Faculty Union Leaders, Mary K. O'Sullivan Jun 2011

Data Gathering And Decision Making Among Community College Faculty Union Leaders, Mary K. O'Sullivan

Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to identify how faculty union leaders gather data and incorporate past experience to prioritize decisions for new contract negotiations in Illinois community colleges. The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 legalized collective bargaining in the United States, but state laws further regulate collective bargaining and make such agreements enforceable under state law. The Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act (IELRA) requires educational employers to bargain in good faith with the employees’ exclusive representative.

Specifically, this qualitative case-study research sought to identify the strategies undertaken by community college faculty union leaders to prepare for, and prioritize …


Privatization Initiatives: A Source For Engineering Economy Case Studies, Paul Kauffmann, Tarek Abdel-Salam, Keith Williamson, Carol L. Considine Jan 2005

Privatization Initiatives: A Source For Engineering Economy Case Studies, Paul Kauffmann, Tarek Abdel-Salam, Keith Williamson, Carol L. Considine

Engineering Technology Faculty Publications

A case study method which reviews the basic structure of the circular A-76 privatization decision model is discussed. It highlights the possibilities for development of case studies that can challenge student teams to apply engineering economy tools while developing skills in a range of circular areas that are important to undergraduate engineering education and career success in engineering practice. Beyond building quantitative and qualitative business analysis skills, engineering economy cases can enhance student skills in other topical areas such as technical presentations, and report writing. The privatization initiatives and related decision models can also enhance human relations oriented skills in …


University Of Maine Board Of Trustees February 27, 1984, University Of Maine System Feb 1984

University Of Maine Board Of Trustees February 27, 1984, University Of Maine System

Corporate Records

No abstract provided.


Heg83-181 Managing Conflict Successfully, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1983

Heg83-181 Managing Conflict Successfully, Herbert G. Lingren

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension: Historical Materials

This publication describes the differences between conflict and disagreement, and provides procedures for resolving them successfully.

How do you typically respond when you seriously disagree with someone? Do you...

1. get mad inside but keep quiet and give the other the "silent" treatment?

2. withdraw to a safe distance because you don't like to argue?

3. get angry, criticize, call names, use sarcasm or some other aggressive behavior?

4. give in; say "I guess you are right" with a big sigh, be submissive in order to avoid conflict.

5. deny or pretend that "everything is okay"--no conflict exists.

These are …


Board Of Trustees Executive Session July 25, 1979, University Of Maine System Jul 1979

Board Of Trustees Executive Session July 25, 1979, University Of Maine System

Corporate Records

No abstract provided.


A Question Of Power: Indian Control Of Indian Resource Development, Ladonna Harris Jan 1975

A Question Of Power: Indian Control Of Indian Resource Development, Ladonna Harris

LaDonna Harris Native American Collection

This file summarizes information about the Conference sessions on Indian Control and Indian Resource Development held at the Wingspread Conference Center in Racine, Wisconsin, September 21-22-23, 1975. This conference is one of a series designed to explore the options available to tribes as owners of natural resources; consider ways to make existing government programs work for the tribes; recommend changes to existing policies where necessary, learn how to deal with developers, explore new sources of capital, and examine structures for internal decision-making.


Central Kitsap Education Association--Central Kitsap School District: A Study Of Negotiations And The Decision-Making Process For The 1971-72 School Year, Ronald Louis Gillespie Jan 1972

Central Kitsap Education Association--Central Kitsap School District: A Study Of Negotiations And The Decision-Making Process For The 1971-72 School Year, Ronald Louis Gillespie

All Master's Theses

This paper presents a study of the relationship between the Central Kitsap Education Association and the Central Kitsap School District. The Association went to impasse with the District on May 31, 1972. This study will examine how the negotiations process broke down to cause such a situation. A close look will be given to the procedural and legal relations between the District and Association. Recommendations will be given as a result of an analysis of the District-Association relationship. The major recommendation will be joint definition of terms.