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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 26.99
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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 45.00
On campuses and among trustees there is often a lack of understanding of what the president does (and should do), the larger issues facing the institution, and issues that the president grapples with on a daily basis. As a result, the faculty, administration, and the board can find themselves at odds over governance, which can paralyze institutions... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 15.99
Until very recently, American universities were led mainly by their faculties, which viewed intellectual production and pedagogy as the core missions of higher education. Today, as Benjamin Ginsberg warns in this eye-opening, controversial book, "deanlets"--administrators and staffers often without serious academic backgrounds or experience--are... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 45.00
Thoroughly revised and updated, this second edition of the classic book The Essential Department Chair is comprehensive and up-to-date. The new edition incorporates many timely topics and is now truly more than a guide—it’s a much-needed desk reference, a book that includes “everything you need to know to be a department chair.”... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 30.00
The Department Chair Primer provides the practical information that chairs need to do their jobs well. Many of the book's ideas come from practicing chairs and are proven strategies for dealing with a variety of issues. Each chapter details a particular problem, includes a brief introduction to the topic, provides tips on how to deal with the... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 42.00
If higher education is to fulfill its mission, the academy must continue to emphasize the ideals of thought, reflection, and development as well as action. This book stresses the importance of understanding that service is a pre-requisite to leadership. This practical book contains leadership principles and strategies and is based on research... more...
Understanding and Facilitating Organizational Change in the 21st Century: Recent Research and ConceptualizationsWiley 2011; US$ 29.00
There is a widespread discontent with the quality of education and levels of college student achievement, particularly for undergraduates preparing for the professions. This report examines the educational challenges in preparing professionals, reviews the specific types of curriculum innovations that faculty and administrators have created or significantly... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 23.99
Recognizing that future community college leaders at all levels will manage increasingly complex organizations, and face very different challenges than their predecessors, this book provides a multidimensional model of leadership suited to these new demands and environments. Through over 75 individual interviews with leaders and campus... more...