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  • Blackbourn, J. M. (Equine Images, 1990)
    [From opening paragraph] -- Alonzo Clemons is the most humble of artists. During the past six years he has received worldwide acclaim for his equine sculptures though he has never had a formal art lesson. Bringing prices ...
  • Pugh, Adam G.; Fillingim, Jennifer G.; Blackbourn, J. M.; Thomas, Conn (National Forum of Educational Administration & Supervision Journal, 2011)
    Effective leadership for 21st Century schools depends, to a great extent, on the principal's ability to inspire, enable, and motivate faculty, while concurrently modeling professional behaviors and challenging the status ...
  • Hamby, Don; Blackbourn, J. M.; Edmundson, Sheri; Hampton, Brent; Reardon, Michael (Record in Educational Leadership, 1996)
    This article offers an analogy of human resource development to the process of metamorphosis as it occurs in the development of a butterfly. Recent theoretical perspectives concerning the human sociobiological development ...
  • Blackbourn, J. M. (FOCUS on Colleges, Universities, and Schools, 2010)
    This article examines the research and practice of the field of Education from a postmodern perspective. This article attempts to present an alternative perspective as to the current problems in our field and stimulate ...
  • Blackbourn, J. M.; Fillingim, Jennifer; Kritsonis, Mary Alice; Campbell, Jim; Rader, Dennis; Schillinger, Don; Ray, Jan (National Forum of Educational Administration & Supervision Journal, 2007)
    This article examines ten world trends that will impact educational organizations over the next 25 years. Some of these trends, such as shifting demographics, are already having minor effects on educational organizations. ...
  • Blackbourn, J. M.; Fillingim, Jennifer G.; Bunch, Dennis; Dupree, Jeffery; McCrory, Mike; Thomas, Conn; Butcher, Jennifer (National Forum of Applied Educational Research Journal, 2011)
    This article illustrates the use of two continuous improvement instruments, a consensogram and a Taguchi Loss Function Diagram, to determine when to initiate an organizational change. The instruments employed allowed school ...