Organizational culture is broadly recognized as a significant force in organizational
action. Since the phenomenon of culture has real impact on organizations, our understanding
of that impact is vital to organizational health. While academic settings provide a rich
environment for studying culture, relatively little research on culture has occurred in...
Community colleges serve the most diverse student populations in higher
education. They consist of non-traditional, part-time, older, intermittent, and mobile
students of different races, ethnic backgrounds, language preferences, physical and mental
abilities, and learning style preferences. Students who are academically challenged may
have diverse learning characteristics that are not compatible...
Using qualitative methodology and a case study format, this study examines from the inside-out the organizational impact of significant change in leadership at a mature community college during the initial period of that change. The study describes and characterizes the nature of change in the organization during the periods of...
As demands for major, system-wide reforms in the American welfare system are being
called for on an almost daily basis, it has become increasingly necessary to identify and
evaluate those programs which have attempted to foster a reduction in the level of public
assistance subsidies and, particularly, programs that are...
A historical overview of Latino enrollment in the community college is resented. Thirty Latino occupational, transfer, and non-credit students attending
an Oregon college were interviewed, examining
educational and familial background, and
college services as indicators of their
decision to pursue postsecondary studies at
the two-year institution. Results are
This work is a representation of my competencies, experiences, reflections and learning through
the College Student Services Administration Master’s of Education program at Oregon State
University. This paper consists of both research and reflective writing and demonstrates in-depth
my learning and development over the past two years in the College...
Studies on net carbon exchange, ¹⁴
C assimilation, and growth
analysis were done on four cultivars of high yielding soft white
winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L. em Thell), Anza/Sturdy, Hill-
81, Stephens, and Yamhill, which differ in morphology, maturity,
and yield, to see if differences in production and distribution
From the time when fluoroscopic screens were first used there
have been scattered references to reduction in their light output due
to age, use, etc. References are scarce and usually devoid of
quantitative data. A long-range program has been set up in an effort
to arrive at some meaningful information....
A trial was conducted May 1 to September 4, 1989 at the Eastern
Oregon Agricultural Research Center (EOARC) Burns, OR to examine the
effects of strip or continuous grazing management on the diet and
performance of steers grazing native flood meadows. The objective was
to determine if strip grazing would...