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1984

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An Analysis Of The Application Of Quality Circles On Education, Anthony O. Anyaocha Dec 1984

An Analysis Of The Application Of Quality Circles On Education, Anthony O. Anyaocha

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An alternative to American bureaucratic philosophy of management came to the United States from Japan during the decade of the 1970s. The philosophy of the Japanse style of management was based upon the use of creativity and talent of others, including the following concepts: (1) Everyone is knowledgeable and wants to share and contribute something; (2) Management does not know all the problems; (3) Management does not know all the answers; (4) The employee has his own way of doing something and is closer to the problems; (5) Workers can contribute their ideas for effective problem solving. The implementation of …


Power Motivation And Power Style In Higher Education Administration (Personal Power), Nancy L. Garland Dec 1984

Power Motivation And Power Style In Higher Education Administration (Personal Power), Nancy L. Garland

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The problem of this study was to determine if a relationship exists between selected personal characteristics of higher education administrators and their perceived levels of power motivation and power style. The techniques of ex post facto research were used in this study. The Power Management Inventory developed by Jay Hall and James Hawker was selected as the appropriate instrument for use in this study. The Power Management Inventory was designed to provide a comparison between one's espoused theory (power motivation) and one's theory in action (power style). A personal data sheet was used to obtain information concerning the personal characteristics …


A Comparison Of The Content Of Principal Evaluation Instruments (Tennessee), Paul E. Fox May 1984

A Comparison Of The Content Of Principal Evaluation Instruments (Tennessee), Paul E. Fox

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The problem of this study was to compare the content of principal evaluation instruments in use in Tennessee public school systems in terms of seven selected categories. The selected categories compared were (a) personal qualities, (b) professional skills and qualities, (c) human relations skills and qualities, (d) instructional leader skills and qualities, (e) manager skills and qualities, (f) decision-making skills, and (g) teaching skills. Of the 142 public school systems in Tennessee, 121 utilized a principal evaluation instrument consisting of either a checklist or rating scale. The evaluation instruments of these 121 systems were analyzed (using content analysis) for reference …