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1. Pittman, Jeffrey Shelton. Privatize or Self-Operate: Decision-Making in Campus Services Management.

Degree: PhD, 2003, Old Dominion University

In the past colleges operated as communities in which teaching and almost every other aspect of campus life were managed by a campus entity. This is particularly true in the area of campus support services. In recent years, there has been a significant shift in the way campus services are provided. Increasingly, college and university administrators evaluate the benefits and potential problems of privatizing or outsourcing various service units. Currently, such services as bookstores, food preparation/service operations, and physical plant departments have been the primary services chosen for privatization. This study examines the decision-making process governing the choice between privatization or self-operation of campus support units. In addition, the outcomes that occur as a result of the decision process are investigated. The decision-framework developed by Goldstein, Kempner and Rush formed the basis of this study (Goldstein, Kempner, and Rush, 1993). The findings show that the Goldstein model is not universally utilized by practicing campus service professionals. While several elements of the decision process are employed, there appears to be little difference in the success achieved after a privatize or self-operate decision has been made regardless of the decision process used. This study identified five other findings of note. First, there appears to be no consistent decision making model in use among experienced campus service administrators. Second, all of the colleges and universities examined have a unique campus culture, which impacts decision-making. Third, administrators at the institutions participating in this study do not regularly utilize a continuous improvement and assessment process in the management of campus services. Fourth, there is an apparent gap between the importance placed on financial projections or issues and the personal concern for people, both students and employees, reported by campus service administrators. Finally, despite the availability of sound management theories, campus politics at many colleges and universities seems to be of more importance in decision-making. The study concludes with several recommendations for campus service administrators. First, good business practice and ethics should persuade campus service leaders to establish a decision-making framework. Second, campus service managers should be aware of the unique culture present on their particular college or university campus. Third, while finances and the direct supply of net revenue to a budget unit are important, the research subjects expressed distress over the potential negative impact of business decisions on people. Fourth, the research subjects cited the importance of a continuous planning and assessment process. Campus service units should establish a strategic review and operational adjustment process as part of their standard operating procedures. Advisors/Committee Members: Dana Burnett, Dennis Gregory, Martha Smith Sharp.

Subjects/Keywords: Campus service; Decision-making; Management; Privatize; Self-operate; Educational Administration and Supervision

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APA (6th Edition):

Pittman, J. S. (2003). Privatize or Self-Operate: Decision-Making in Campus Services Management. (Doctoral Dissertation). Old Dominion University. Retrieved from 9780496605439 ; https://digitalcommons.odu.edu/urbanservices_education_etds/35

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Pittman, Jeffrey Shelton. “Privatize or Self-Operate: Decision-Making in Campus Services Management.” 2003. Doctoral Dissertation, Old Dominion University. Accessed October 31, 2020. 9780496605439 ; https://digitalcommons.odu.edu/urbanservices_education_etds/35.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Pittman, Jeffrey Shelton. “Privatize or Self-Operate: Decision-Making in Campus Services Management.” 2003. Web. 31 Oct 2020.

Vancouver:

Pittman JS. Privatize or Self-Operate: Decision-Making in Campus Services Management. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Old Dominion University; 2003. [cited 2020 Oct 31]. Available from: 9780496605439 ; https://digitalcommons.odu.edu/urbanservices_education_etds/35.

Council of Science Editors:

Pittman JS. Privatize or Self-Operate: Decision-Making in Campus Services Management. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Old Dominion University; 2003. Available from: 9780496605439 ; https://digitalcommons.odu.edu/urbanservices_education_etds/35

2. Sundstedt, Johanna. Gevärssmederna och den frätande dyrheten : En studie av konflikter vid Söderhamns gevärsfaktori 1749–1796.

Degree: History, 2016, Södertörn University

This essay brings new knowledge about the terms and conditions for the artisans in the swedish armament industry in Sweden during the 1800th-century. It was a time of opportunity for entrepreneurs and a time when the social and economic standing for the artistans where under pressure. This led to conflicts, and this study shows that the artisans did use multiple strategies in order to maintain their social and economic position in a changing world. The purpose of this essay is to examine conflicts regarding the social organization of the work at the gun manufactory in Söderhamn between 1749 and 1796. During this period the ownership of the facility shifted from state owned to private and back. The main sources examined in this essay are documents regarding the Söderhamns gun manufactory, found in the archive of the artilleridepartement at krigskollegium. Other sources are protocols from the the local council, the magistrat, and church records. A marxist method of analyzing the social organization of work is used. By using a model of the whole of the production process the areas of conflicts are analysed. The theoretical approach is influenced by Marx and Foucault's theories of power. The essay shows that the governmental objectives in mid 1800-th century was to rationalize the production and privatize the swedish arm manufactories in order to gain a lower prize for muskets used by the armed forces. The new organization of the production led to resistance among the artisans. The guild was the organizer of the protests, and the artisans acted strategic. They cooperated with different parties to put pressure behind their demands. Several times this was a fruitful strategy. In spite of the mercantilistic visions of their superiors, the majority of the artisans had their own workshops and where able to maintain a substantial production for the private market during the whole time. During the Seven year war the production of the infantry musket where stopped at the same time as the workers in Jönköping where stiking for better payment. Four of five facilities had problems delivering armament in 1761. When krigskollegium regained the ownership of the manufactory in 1778 the artisans lost influence. The division of labour progressed during the crown´s management.

Subjects/Keywords: Söderhamns gevärsfaktori; social organization; artisans; privatize; musket; gun manufactory; division of labour; krigskollegium; History and Archaeology; Historia och arkeologi

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APA (6th Edition):

Sundstedt, J. (2016). Gevärssmederna och den frätande dyrheten : En studie av konflikter vid Söderhamns gevärsfaktori 1749–1796. (Thesis). Södertörn University. Retrieved from http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-31013

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Sundstedt, Johanna. “Gevärssmederna och den frätande dyrheten : En studie av konflikter vid Söderhamns gevärsfaktori 1749–1796.” 2016. Thesis, Södertörn University. Accessed October 31, 2020. http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-31013.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Sundstedt, Johanna. “Gevärssmederna och den frätande dyrheten : En studie av konflikter vid Söderhamns gevärsfaktori 1749–1796.” 2016. Web. 31 Oct 2020.

Vancouver:

Sundstedt J. Gevärssmederna och den frätande dyrheten : En studie av konflikter vid Söderhamns gevärsfaktori 1749–1796. [Internet] [Thesis]. Södertörn University; 2016. [cited 2020 Oct 31]. Available from: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-31013.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Sundstedt J. Gevärssmederna och den frätande dyrheten : En studie av konflikter vid Söderhamns gevärsfaktori 1749–1796. [Thesis]. Södertörn University; 2016. Available from: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-31013

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

3. MacLeod, Suzanne. From the "rising tide" to solidarity: disrupting dominant crisis discourses in dementia social policy in neoliberal times.

Degree: School of Social Work, 2014, University of Victoria

As a social worker practising in long-term residential care for people living with dementia, I am alarmed by discourses in the media and health policy that construct persons living with dementia and their health care needs as a threatening “rising tide” or crisis. I am particularly concerned about the material effects such dominant discourses, and the values they uphold, might have on the collective provision of care and support for our elderly citizens in the present neoliberal economic and political context of health care. To better understand how dominant discourses about dementia work at this time when Canada’s population is aging and the number of persons living with dementia is anticipated to increase, I have rooted my thesis in poststructural methodology. My research method is a discourse analysis, which draws on Foucault’s archaeological and genealogical concepts, to examine two contemporary health policy documents related to dementia care – one national and one provincial. I also incorporate some poetic representation – or found poetry – to write up my findings. While deconstructing and disrupting taken for granted dominant crisis discourses on dementia in health policy, my research also makes space for alternative constructions to support discursive and health policy possibilities in solidarity with persons living with dementia so that they may thrive. Advisors/Committee Members: (advisor), Strega, Susan (supervisor).

Subjects/Keywords: social determinants of health; social exclusion; crisis discourse; Alzheimer's; Alzheimer Society of Canada; Suzanne MacLeod; Susan Strega; Donna Jeffery; poststructural; poststructuralism; admission to long-term care; funding for long-term care; Improving BC's care for persons with dementia in emergency departments and acute care hospitals Findings and Recommendations; acute care; aging demographic; BC Psychogeriatric Association; biomedical; British Columbia; Canada Health Act; collective social responsibility; competition; corporate profit; corporatization; deresponsibilization; elder friendly; elderly citizens; family caregivers; Foucault; found poetry; genealogy of power knowledge; incompetent; Ministry of Health; moral economics; pharmaceutical; bed blocker; stigmatized; tsunami; absent-person; action plan; aging population; alternative discourse; apocalyptic demography; appropriate; archaeology; archaeology of knowledge; archaeological; British Columbia; burden; Canada; caregiver; charity; charitable; collective; collective car; community; community care; condition of possibility; conditions of possibility; corporate; counter-discourse; dementia; dementia care; dementia policy; dementia social policy; dependent; depoliticize; discourse; discourse analysis; disruptive discourse; economic burden; economics; economy; elder; emergency; epidemic; exclusion; fear-monger; Foucauldian; found poem; genealogy; genealogical; health authority; health care; health care staff; health care system; health policy document; healthy lifestyle; home and community care; homogenization; homogenize; hospital; imaginaries; imaginary; incapable; individual responsibility; individualism; knowledge; long-term care; material effect; materiality of discourse; media; moral panic; national strategy; neoliberal; neoliberalism; neoliberal rationality; not prepared; object; objectification; other; person-centered; people living with dementia; person living with dementia; persons living with dementia; person with dementia; poem; poetic representation; poetry; policy; policies; political; politics; power; power knowledge; power relations; private; privatize; privatization; productivity of dominant discourse; public health care; residential care; resistance; responsibility; responsibilization; rising tide; Rising Tide The impact of Dementia on Canadian Society; safety net; shift costs to caregivers; responsibility; social policy imaginary; social well-being; social work; social worker; solidarity; specialized; stakeholder; state; stigma; subject matter expert; taxpayer; threat; unprepared; unproductive; voluntary; volunteer; wait time; wave; social policy

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APA (6th Edition):

MacLeod, S. (2014). From the "rising tide" to solidarity: disrupting dominant crisis discourses in dementia social policy in neoliberal times. (Masters Thesis). University of Victoria. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1828/5213

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

MacLeod, Suzanne. “From the "rising tide" to solidarity: disrupting dominant crisis discourses in dementia social policy in neoliberal times.” 2014. Masters Thesis, University of Victoria. Accessed October 31, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/1828/5213.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

MacLeod, Suzanne. “From the "rising tide" to solidarity: disrupting dominant crisis discourses in dementia social policy in neoliberal times.” 2014. Web. 31 Oct 2020.

Vancouver:

MacLeod S. From the "rising tide" to solidarity: disrupting dominant crisis discourses in dementia social policy in neoliberal times. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. University of Victoria; 2014. [cited 2020 Oct 31]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1828/5213.

Council of Science Editors:

MacLeod S. From the "rising tide" to solidarity: disrupting dominant crisis discourses in dementia social policy in neoliberal times. [Masters Thesis]. University of Victoria; 2014. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1828/5213

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