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- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95
Socrates in the Boardroom argues that world-class scholars, not administrators, make the best leaders of research universities. Amanda Goodall cuts through the rhetoric and misinformation swirling around this contentious issue--such as the assertion that academics simply don't have the managerial expertise needed to head the world's leading schools--using... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 24.99
Most leaders of colleges and universities will take office with accompanying media celebration of their past records and future promise. Each will exit with a legacy. In Leadership Legacy Moments the author reflects upon the ideas, skills, and values that are essential to effective leadership so that a leader leaves behind a student body with great... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 32.99
This book sheds light on how presidents conduct the influence and power of their office, especially in the use of their pulpits, how they navigate issues of political correctness, and how they hold the center of the university together, in contentious times and against competing ideological forces. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95
The Higher Education Manager?s Handbook has been substantially updated and reflects important changes that have occurred since its first publication in 2004. In this new edition, Peter McCaffery continues to draw on a wealth of US and UK case studies based in innovative practice. The book offers counsel and guidance on all aspects of the manager?s... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 139.00
Known as either 'soft' or 'hard' 'managerialism', 'new managerialism' or 'new public management', this new narrative has, irrespective of moniker, permeated the institutions of higher education almost everywhere. Taking this as its context, this volume is founded on a comprehensive international comparative analysis... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 119.00
This book will examine the relationship between collegiality and the collegial tradition in the context of the development of mass higher education. The collegial tradition in higher education has been shaped above all by the collegiate universities. In all its various forms (as commensality, as a mode of governance, and as a critical force in shaping... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 43.99
This book analyzes the behavior of chairs and deans through the political, structural, human resources, and symbolic frames. Lessons learned from the negative as well as the positive scenarios are highlighted, enabling deans and chairs to easily adapt them to their own situations. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
As the US economy emerges from the severest recession in a generation, large questions regarding its long-term ramifications for higher education remain unanswered. In fact, the harshest effects of the economic downturn are likely ahead as campus leadership focuses on enrollment, affordability and fundraising. This volume of essays examines the challenges... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 39.99
This book examines the often overlooked and always challenging position of associate/assistant dean. While readers may find themselves saying, 'I wish someone had told me that!' Stone and Coussons-Read infuse optimism and enthusiasm into their discussions of the good, the bad, and the ugly inherent in the role of associate/assistant dean. more...