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Closing Commentary: implications for capacity

Aster Haregot

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

One of the largest challenges in improving the quality of early childhood development (ECD) programs and policies is service provider capacity. Often, programs cannot be implemented because of ... More


Creating a Learning Environment

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on one key component of a High-Performance Learning Organization (HPLO): the right environment. Having the right people with the right learning mindsets is necessary but not ... More


Learning Conversations

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on one key component of a High-Performance Learning Organization (HPLO): the right processes, specifically the right kind of communication processes. Learning, critical thinking, ... More


Learning: The Right People

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on one key component of a High-Performance Learning Organization: the right people. A learning organization needs employees who have the right motivation for and approach to ... More


Hand and Head The Manual Labor School Movement

Stephen P. Rice

in Minding the Machine: Languages of Class in Early Industrial America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227811
eISBN:
9780520926578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227811.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the manual labor school movement in America during the early part of the nineteenth century. During the late 1820s, just as the first mechanics' institutes were being ... More


“Literary Institutions are Founded and Endowed for the Common Good”: The Liberal Professions in New England

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter examines Bowdoin College, which was supported by district elites who worked to erect a regional center of higher learning to which they could send their sons rather than incur the cost ... More


“The Crown of Culture”: Educational Attainment, 1865–1910

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The end of the Civil War and the beginning of World War I saw a blossoming of black women in the fertile ground of academics. Not only were three colleges developed for black women, but this era also ... More


Critical Thinking Tools

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on critical thinking tools as part of the right processes, which in turn are a key component of a High-Performance Learning Organization. It considers the impact of our humanness ... More


Oklahoma State System of Higher Education

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes Article XIII-A of the Oklahoma constitution, which concerns the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education. This article is probably one of the most important steps this state ... More


United Parcel Service, Inc.: Being “Constructively Dissatisfied”

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines the development and scaling of United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) as a High-Performance Learning Organization (HPLO). UPS began as a messenger service in Seattle in 1907 and rose ... More


Late Industrialization and Technological Capabilities Building

Michael T. Rock and David P. Angel

in Industrial Transformation in the Developing World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199270040
eISBN:
9780191919329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199270040.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

How can governments and indigenous manufacturing firms in the rapidly industrializing economies of developing Asia take advantage of the opportunities afforded by the region’s openness to trade and ... More


Ein li esek banistarot: Saul Levi Morteira’s Sermons on Parashat ‘Bereshit’

Marc Saperstein

in Leadership and Conflict: Tensions in Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History and Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764494
eISBN:
9781800341081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764494.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Saul Levi Morteira, rabbi and preacher to the Portuguese community of Amsterdam in the first half of the seventeenth century. This community was at first composed entirely of ... More


Public policy studies in North America and Europe1

Johanu Botha, Iris Geva-May, and Allan M. Maslove

in Policy Analysis in Canada

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334910
eISBN:
9781447334934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334910.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

North American and European public policy programs are placed in a comparative context and assessed in light of domestic and global developments. The historical background of policy analysis and ... More


Brevity is the Soul of Wit or Something Else

Sheldon Rothblatt

in History of Universities: Volume XXXIII/1

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198865421
eISBN:
9780191897771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865421.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter looks at two works by accomplished and informed scholars. The first book, Universities and Colleges: A Very Short Introduction (2017), is by David Palfreyman and Paul Temple. The second, ... More


Dirk van Miert, Humanism in an Age of Science. The Amsterdam Athenaeum in the Golden Age, 1632–1704. Translated by Michiel Wielema, with Anthony Ossa-Richardson [Brill’s Studies in Intellectual History, vol. 179] (Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2009), xiv+433 p.

Willem Frijhoff

in History of Universities: Volume XXV/2

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199694044
eISBN:
9780191804861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199694044.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explains that the Dutch model of early modern higher education was much more complex than previous traditions in university history have suggested. Dutch education focuses mainly on ... More


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