Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Specialist in Education (Ed.S.)


Educational Leadership


Management development programs in business, government, military, and educational organizations comprise a major industry in the United States today. These programs vary significantly among organizations in terms of commitment, program content, and format. However, the reasons for conducting management development programs are similar among all organizations: (1) to prepare managers to assu,e greater responsibilty in the organization; (2) to help managers cope with internal and external pressures associated with their job; (3) to explain existing organizational operating procedures, goals, etc., and changed thereto; (4) to supplement the formal education of managers by providing training not received in colleges in universities; (5) to assist managers in obtaining the maximum return from resources (human and material) invested in their areas of responsibility.


Presented to the Graduate Faculty University of Nebraska at Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Specialist in Education. Copyright Carl F. Jeanetta July, 1983