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In the decades following World War II American higher education enjoyed a period of unprecedented growth and development. By the 1970s, however, it was clear that the growth curve was flattening. The prospect of fiscal stringency sparked interest in formal planning, and campuses experimented...
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As the financial health of institutions of higher education become uncertain, a need exists to assess an institution's short and long-term viability. The purpose of this study is to determine whether a model developed by Leslie and Fretwell (1996) could have predicted the fiscal health for a...
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The current environment of oversight and accountability, along with declining state support for higher education, have prompted many universities to utilize strategic planning in order to achieve their objectives. Yet strangely, relatively little research has been done on evaluation models for...
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The purpose of this study was to discover whether there was a similar relationship between strategic planning and the process of competitive in higher education institutions. The case study method, in conjunction with an analysis of the literature written by George Keller, Kenichi Ohmae, and...
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Resource allocations are among the most important decisions for any organization. Nonprofit organizations are no different than their for-profit counterparts--effective resource allocation is the best way to achieve strategic objectives. While the for-profit goal is primarily shareholder wealth,...
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Chancenungleichheit in Deutschland manifest sich beim Übergang von der Grundschule zu den weiterführenden Schulformen. Viele Projekte im Rahmen des Reformprogramms kommunale Bildungslandschaften bzw. Bildungsregionen setzen hier an. Ein Übergangsmanagement durch die kommunale Schulverwaltung...
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For five decades, collective bargaining has been implemented in American public schools (Loveless, 2000). It has protected the rights of teachers; and teacher work conditions issues and compensation have improved (Hannaway & Rotherham, 2006). However, improvements have created adversarial...
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The strategic planning process is a key strategy in adapting to, managing, and instituting change in the area of school improvement. "Strategic planning is a process that involves stakeholders in determining priorities and setting future direction. It is a process of organizational renewal that...
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This study was designed to analyze the sources of revenue, revenue variability, program and personnel changes, and the fiscal soundness of six Latino nonprofit organizations (LNPOs) in three major cities in Western Massachusetts, for the period 1989 to 1992. Income variability was assessed for...
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Women are facing increasing financial responsibility, while at the same time, the consumer financial world is evolving at an extraordinary pace. These trends make a imperative that we better understand the evolving nature of gender-based inequities across our current socio-economic systems and...
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