Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1956

Table of Content: September 2008; 3(9)

September 2008

The changing paradigms of motivation in global business

  Motivation is the competence to influence populace towards the achievement of aspiration of human resources. According to the motivational concept, people are driven by five types of needs: physiological, safety, social, status and Self actualization needs. The manager can stimulate people through these needs by offering sufficient remuneration. Motivation can be grouped into built-in and extrinsic rewards....

Author(s): Zareen Abbasi

September 2008

Universities as learning organizations: Implications and challenges

  The learning organization is a concept that is becoming an increasingly widespread philosophy in modern organizations, from largest multinationals to the smallest ventures. As initially conceived by Senge (1990), the learning organization has a strongly humanist orientation, being a place where people continually expand their capacity to create the results they truly desire, where new and expansive patterns...

Author(s): Ngesu Lewis, Wambua Kyalo Benjamin, Ndiku Juda and Mwaka Marcella

September 2008

Faculty’s job stress and performance in the undergraduate education assessment in China: A mixed-methods study

  The Undergraduate Education Assessment (assessment) was launched to upgrade faculty’s performance, but it also tends to intensify their job stress. Considering the little empirical research on the influence of stress on performance in the assessment and the confounded findings in literature, the study collected data with a survey and interviews to explore the characteristics of faculty’s job...

Author(s): Lizhen Jing

September 2008

The effects of transformational literature on children’s topical choices for writer’s workshop in an Urban Kindergarten

  The purpose of this qualitative case study was to document the writing choices of kindergarten children in an urban setting after planned experiences with transformational literature. This research involved nineteen kindergarten students who were participants through the naturalistic setting of routine classroom instruction. Four social issues texts were read aloud and discussed with the children. Their...

Author(s): Toni Taylor, Jerry Aldridge and Lois Christensen