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The cult of efficiency

by Janice Gross Stein

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Published by House of Anansi Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political obligation.,
  • Political participation.,
  • Government productivity.,
  • Educational accountability.,
  • Public health administration.,
  • Responsibility.,
  • Obligation politique.,
  • Participation politique.,
  • Responsabilité du rendement (en éducation),
  • Santé publique -- Administration.,
  • Responsabilité.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-295) and index.

    StatementJanice Gross Stein.
    SeriesMassey lectures series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC329.5 S74 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 295 p. ;
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3599698M
    ISBN 100887846688
    LC Control Number2002327560
    OCLC/WorldCa47643047

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    Cult of efficiency --Efficiency and accountability in the post industrial age --Efficiency and choice: public education and health care --Measuring up ; constructing accountability --Culture of choice --Postscript: security in the post industrial age. Series Title: CBC Massey lectures, Other Titles: Ideas (Radio program) Responsibility.   The cult of efficiency The cult of efficiency Oliver, Caroline On , a professor named Raymond Callahan published a book titled Education and the Cult of Efficiency, and since then the concept has worked its way into general organizational parlance. In Policy Governance terms, the “cult of efficiency” describes a dangerous preoccupation with means without .


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We live in an age dominated by the cult of efficiency. Efficiency in the raging debate about public goods is often used as a code word to advance political agendas.

When it is used correctly, efficiency is important: it must always be part of the conversation when resources are scarce and citizens and governments have important choices to make among competing priorities/5.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Cult of Efficiency: Revised Edition by Janice Gross Stein at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be Edition: Second Edition. Even when the language of efficiency is used carefully, that language alone is not enough.

Unilingualism will not do. We need to go beyond the cult of efficiency to talk about accountability. Much of the democratic debate of the next decade will turn on how accountability becomes part of our public conversation and whether it is imposed or negotiated.

Education and The cult of efficiency book Cult of Efficiency book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Raymond Callahan's lively study exposes the ala /5.

"The Cult of Efficiency investigates our most fundamental concerns in an era where waste is a sin but the public trust remains sacred.

Janice Gross Stein reveals how the discussion of efficiency in the delivery of public goods, such as education and health care, has risen to prominence in post-industrial : The Cult of Efficiency is full of hard ideas, so it’s not an easy read; it would have been easier with less abstraction and more examples.

When Stein does illustrate her arguments with examples, they are well chosen and resonant. We live in an age dominated by the cult of efficiency.

Efficiency in the raging debate about public goods is often used as a code word to advance political agendas. When it is used correctly, efficiency is important: it must always be part of the conversation when resources are scarce and citizens and governments have important choices to make among competing priorities.

Here’s a second list. These are books about actual organizations – some are schools -- and people who run them. Callahan, R. () Education and the cult of efficiency. Chicago. Chernow, R. Titan (the story of JD Rockefeller.

Read the first half. Coleman, J. and Jencks, C. File Size: KB. Ona professor named Raymond Callahan published a book titled Education and the Cult of Efficiency, and since then the concept has worked its way into general organizational parlance.

The cult of efficiency. I’ve recently been reminded about a great book recommended to me by my former supervisor, Nigel Norris. Half a century since its publication it remains a fascinating read and sits midpoint between two eras of educational change which, perhaps surprisingly, seem to.

The CBC Massey Lectures, "The Cult of Efficiency" "This is a time of excitement and innovation, but also contradiction, passion, and fierce polemics in our public conversations." Social Sharing. The term cult of efficiency comes from the title of a book published by educational historian Raymond E.

Callahan inEducation and the Cult of Efficiency: A Study of the Forces That Have Shaped the Administration of the Public Schools. Education and the Cult of Efficiency A Study of the Social Forces that have Shaped the Administration of the Public Schools.

By Raymond E. Callahan. In this book, which was written for teachers in training and which went through more than thirty reprintings between andBagley, in stressing the need for "unquestioned obedience" as Price: $ Education, Ethics and the "Cult of Efficiency": Implications for values and leadership Paul T.

Begley (ed.), Jaqueline A. Stefkovich (ed.) Inhistorian Raymond E. Callahan argued that American educators had allowed themselves to become overly enchanted by Taylorite notions of scientific management and had adopted the techniques of the.

"The Cult of Efficiency investigates our most fundamental concerns in an era where waste is a sin but the public trust remains sacred. Janice Gross Stein reveals how the discussion of efficiency in the delivery of public goods, such as education and health care, has risen to prominence in post-industrial society.

As the title of the book indicates, Janice Gross Stein's focus is on what she believes has become the cult of efficiency. The author defines a cult as something that becomes an end in itself, without reference to its larger purpose. For Stein, we in the post-industrial world have made efficiency into a cult.

We do not ask "efficient at what?". The Cult of Efficiency eloquently investigates our most fundamental concerns in an era where waste is a sin but the public trust remains sacred. Janice Gross Stein reveals how the discussion of efficiency in the delivery of public goods, such as education and health care, Author: Janice Gross Stein.

Read "The Cult of Efficiency Revised Edition" by Janice Gross Stein available from Rakuten Kobo. In her CBC Massey Lectures, Janice Gross Stein illuminates public education and universal health care, locally and Brand: House of Anansi Press Inc. Education and the cult of efficiency. Posted on Ap Ap by Greg Whitby.

I was having a conversation recently about why schools are still largely stuck in an industrial model. It prompted me to look for a book that I haven’t visited in a while but has been seminal in my thinking.

‘Education in the cult of efficiency. The book Education and the Cult of Efficiency, Raymond E. Callahan is published by University of Chicago Press.

Education and the Cult of Efficiency, Callahan All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK. Callahan’s Education and the Cult of Efficiency not only offered a new and bold interpretation of the history of education in the twentieth century, but it also coined a phrase that continues to represent the constant struggle faced by educators as they seek to balance high-quality instructional practices with external calls for accountability that often come from corporate and public leaders.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Education and the cult of efficiency by Raymond E. Callahan,University of Chicago Press edition, in EnglishCited by: In this slim but strong volume Daniel Bell, Labor Editor of Fortune Magazine, presents the thinking world with yet another aspect of the cyclical man versus machine struggle in a product minded society.

His essay, cogent and well thought out, is subtitled The Cult of Efficiency in America and emphasizes this aspect of the problem rather than the broader complex of social and economic factors.