Nelson, Roland H.

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Billy Budd, The Caine Mutiny, and Fiedler's Contingency Model : an inferential analysis of leadership 1980 231 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 107 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 ...
A model for the development of an African literature curriculum in the secondary schools of Sierra Leone 1975 100 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...
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 74 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 81 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 85 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 57 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 105 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 78 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 79 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 75 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....
Selected environmental factors influencing attainment of positions of leadership on a college campus : a case study of a leadership fraternity 1974 81 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 47 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 74 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 79 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 59 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 87 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 60 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 106 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 49 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 comparison of statewide public higher education agencies 1985 5 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 17 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...