Nelson, Roland H.

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Billy Budd, The Caine Mutiny, and Fiedler's Contingency Model : an inferential analysis of leadership 1980 358 The purpose of this study was to show that the characters in leadership positions (formal and informal) portrayed in Billy Budd and The Caine Mutiny performed predictably with respect to the parameters of the Fiedler Contingency Model of leadership e...
The relationship between creativity and leadership and the effects of a creative leadership development program on educational administrators 1976 203 The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between creativity and leadership in educational administration and to determine the effects of a creative leadership program on educational administrators. The study was designed to examine ...
An investigation of the perception of the role of resource teacher in the education of educable mentally retarded and learning disabled students 1979 137 The purpose of this study was to determine the perceptions of the role of resource teachers and regular teachers in providing an education for educable mentally retarded students and learning disabled students. The groups whose perceptions were analy...
A model for the development of an African literature curriculum in the secondary schools of Sierra Leone 1975 183 The purpose of this study was to provide a decision-making model that would be used in the development of an African Literature curriculum to be adopted in the secondary schools of Sierra Leone. Emphasis was put on the decision-making process in Sier...
The emergence process of black elected leadership in North Carolina 1983 146 The purpose of this investigation was to fulfill the need for an empirical and systematic explanation of the emergence process, previous leadership experiences and personal qualities of black elected leaders in North Carolina. First, the study identi...
Curriculum and creativity : reconciliation through language 1973 175 In surveying the curriculum field it is apparent that it has a pervasive ahistorical quality to it. Confusion exists as to the basic meanings of terms such as curriculum, instruction, theory, education, and practice. Those interested in curriculum ar...
The effect of the implementation of comprehensive planning and management by objectives on the bureaucratization of a school organization 1978 133 This study investigated the relationship of the implementation of comprehensive planning and management by objectives to the bureaucratization of a school organization. It was hypothesized that there would be an increase in bureaucratization within a...
Superiors' and subordinates' perceptions and expectations of the leader behavior of the dean of instruction : a survey of the North Carolina community college system 1974 127 The concern of this investigation was chiefly with a description of faculty perceptions of and expectations for the dean of instruction's leader behavior as compared with similar ratings by the president and the dean himself. In this study the facult...
A conceptual model for in-service education for community college and technical institute occupational instructors who have not participated in traditional teacher education programs 1975 152 The primary purpose of this study was the development of an in-service education model that was appropriate for occupational instructors in the community college and technical institute who did not participate in traditional teacher education program...
The decision process for the acquisition of capital equipment in teaching hospitals 1983 145 Technological innovations have been the foundation of modern medical advances which have provided cures for some formerly incurable diseases. Reflecting this new technology, state-of-the-art equipment must be acquired by hospitals. However, greatly i...
A study of the relative significance of positional authority and expertise in an experimental school 1974 105 Schools are nearly always organized bureaucratically for both governance and curriculum and instruction matters. Decisions are usually passed down the hierarchy in a prescribed and efficient manner. The researcher argues that the bureaucratic organiz...
The effects of race on the principal's sources of power : a comparative study 1980 148 On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in the case of Brown vs. Board of Education that the doctrine of separate but equal schools for black and white students was unconstitutional. The Court also mandated that the states pract...
The relationship of status origins and status prospects to in-school deviance and delinquency 1975 159 The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of status origins and status prospects to in-school deviance and delinquency. Comparisons were made to indicate whether status origins or status prospects were more related to deviance and del...
The relationship between leader behavior, type of organization, and role conflict 1975 141 This study investigated the relationship between perceived leader behavior, type of organization, and the leader's perceptions of role conflict. The independent variables under investigation were the 12 factors of leader behavior, as measured by the ...
Behaviorally anchored rating scales for principals : a developmental approach to evaluation 1980 182 This study investigated the applicability of Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales to the evaluation of performance of public school principals. An instrument for use in evaluating principals in varied school settings in North Carolina was constructed....
A study of the practices for evaluating administrators in the four-year public and private colleges and universities of North Carolina 1980 108 The selected literature related to the evaluation of the performance of college and university administrators was reviewed. Following the review of the literature, a questionnaire was developed to ascertain the status of the evaluation of administrat...
Selected environmental factors influencing attainment of positions of leadership on a college campus : a case study of a leadership fraternity 1974 153 The concept of leadership as related to groups provided the framework for the examination of perceived behavior within a small group of fraternity men at a small (1150 students), liberal arts, church-related campus in the southeastern United States. ...
The relationships of race, sex, length of service and tenure status : to the organizational climate perceptions of principals and teachers in thirty-seven elementary schools 1979 93 The purposes of this study were: (1) to assess the congruence of teacher Organizational Climate Perception and principal Organizational Climate Perception In elementary schools in an urban school district and (2) to determine the relationship between...
The development of a model for participatory goal setting in private educational institutions 1976 142 This study was undertaken to explore the process of goal setting in organizations in general, and private educational institutions in particular, in an effort to determine the potential usefulness of participation as a goal setting method, and to dev...
A case study of decision-making in a school established to increase decision-making by teachers in areas of curriculum and instruction by suspending bureaucratic constraints 1976 137 The organizational structure of one elementary school of the Camp Lejeune Dependents' Schools System was changed to provide opportunities for increased teacher participation in professional type decision-making in the areas of curriculum and instruct...
A comparison of staff development methods for training school-based assessment committees in Guilford County to develop an individual education program for special students 1980 115 The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of three techniques to train school based assessment committees in the writing of individual education programs for exceptional students. There were 104 professionals involved in the study....
Knowledge, attitude, and demographic characteristics of selected local education agencies and their relationship to procedural compliance with exceptional children 1983 124 This dissertation was designed to investigate the relationship of selected local educational agency variables to compliance with federal and state legislative procedural requirements for exceptional children programs. The variables investigated inclu...
Organization, management, and leadership from a Biblical perspective 1977 108 The Bible is used as the resource document to provide illustrations of organizational structure, management functions, and leadership styles. Several major Bible characters are selected to provide illustrations of these concepts by their various acti...
Comparison of the professionalization of nursing in Canton, Hong Kong, and Macao 1983 159 The purpose of this comparative field study was to compare the professionalization of nursing in three Chinese-populated cities--Canton, Hong Kong, and Macao--on Moore's (1970) professional characteristics, Mintzberg's (1973; 1979) manager roles of p...
A study of the perceptions of occupational instructors and administrators of in-service education programs in the technical institutes and community colleges of North Carolina 1973 91 The purposes of this study were: to study the perceptions of instructors and administrators and the extent of agreement between their perceptions of content of in-service education programs;* to determine what constitutes current in-service education...
A study of the structure and functions of campus unions in four-year public and private institutions in North Carolina 1978 72 The study of campus unions was an expository study, the purpose of which was to determine what North Carolina campus unions were doing in terms of the use of facilities, the programs and services, and roles undertaken by the union directors. Because ...
A study to investigate the information base used to place handicapped children in the North Carolina public schools 1979 69 It was the purpose of this study to investigate the information base used to place handicapped children in the North Carolina public schools. It was hypothesized that school district size and types of handicapping conditions would make no significant...
A comparison of statewide public higher education agencies 1985 28 This study examined the relation of statewide coordination agencies' control functions to the outputs of state systems of higher education in Virginia and North Carolina. The Council of Higher Education for Virginia, a coordinating agency with regula...
Career networks : the use of personal and professional relationships by women administrators in the University of North Carolina system 1985 53 The primary focus of this research investigated how women in academic administration used their personal and professional relationships, networking, for job acquisition and as a career advancement tool. The study examined the specific network charact...