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Campbell, Roald F. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1976
Discusses five critical issues that affect the relationship between the professor of educational administration and the state governance of education in the United States. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Fletcher, Laadan – Journal of Educational Administration, 1974
Demonstrates the continuing importance of a historical perspective for studies in educational administration and educational decisionmaking. (Author/WM)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Administration, Educational History, Higher Education
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Turban, Efraim; And Others – Journal of Educational Administration, 1988
Presents an overview of a computerized Decision Support System (DSS) for academic administrators. Following a discussion of its capabilities, the various components of a DSS are examined as well as the development tools needed. Examples follow of DSS in two universities, and various development and implementation issues are considered. (TE)
Descriptors: Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Software, Database Management Systems
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Nias, J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1973
Possession of information within an organization is important because it confers status and security, gives influence in decisionmaking, and creates a sense of uncertainty among those who are excluded from it. Thus, innovation is successfully accomplished in part by the deliberate exercise of control over information, a crucial systemic resource.…
Descriptors: Administration, Decision Making, Educational Innovation, Higher Education
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Dufty, N. F.; Williams, J. G. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1979
The procedures and styles of thirty academic heads are compared with those reported in other studies of managers. Academic heads are, on average, as effective as other managers, but they tend to use participatory and power-sharing procedures more than their counterparts in private industry and public service. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Department Heads, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Eastcott, Leslie R. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1977
Describes several models as tools for understanding decision-making in universities. The validity of each is discussed in terms of the results of a case study of faculty decision-making in a large university. Some perspectives for describing, analyzing, and understanding faculty decision-making are proposed. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Decision Making, Foreign Countries