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Understanding College and University Organization: Theories for Effective Policy and Practice, Volume IIStylus Publishing 2007; US$ 31.99
Now available in paperback, this two-volume work is intended to help readers develop powerful new ways of thinking about organizational principles, and apply them to policy-making and management in colleges and universities.The book is written with two audiences in mind: administrative and faculty leaders in institutions of higher learning, and students... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2011; US$ 17.73
The study text bridges the gap between theory and practice within adult education and informs about the most important theories and their practical relevance. It presents different common theoretical approaches, categorises them according to their origins and scope and points out their importance for the planning and design of educational provision.... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 35.34
Hochschulen sind schon lange keine Elfenbeintürme mehr. Sie stehen vielmehr im Lichte der Öffentlichkeit und sind mit zahlreichen Erwartungen und Ansprüchen konfrontiert. Transparenz und eine Rechenschaftspflicht gegenüber der Öffentlichkeit sind Bestandteile der gesellschaftlichen Verantwortung von Hochschulen. Die vorliegende Studie beleuchtet konzeptionelle... more...
From "loose Coupling" To "tight Management"? Making Sense Of The Changing Landscape In Management And Organization TheoryEmerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00
Two decades ago, Allison (1984) wrote an article asking whether public administration and business administration were ??fundamentally alike in all unimportant respects?? (the answer was a qualified yes and no). This special issue of the Journal of Education Administration began with a similarly broad question concerning changes in organizational thought... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 69.99
Higher education finances lie at the crossroads in many Western countries. This book discusses the political and social controversy associated with most forms of cost-sharing, particularly with tuition fees. It covers important issues in terms of the context of social policy, such as the role of families and students. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 60.00
Suitable for those who have, or will have, a role in leading departments or teams in higher education institutions. This book examines the ways in which mainstream leadership thinking does - and does not - apply to departments and teams in HEIs and suggests that departmental leadership is critical to institutional well-being. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1993; US$ 59.00
Based on research in universities, this book presents a comprehensive examination of leadership in British higher education. It critiques contemporary ideas of leadership and their relevance to academe, and also explores the relationship between models of leadership and practice at different levels of the institution. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 62.00
The management of higher education institutions is very complex. This book presents an account of non-academic higher education management. It includes contributions from distinguished practitioners of university management, and is meant as a key resource for all aspiring, trainee, and practicing managers in higher education. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Shows that universities are subject to fundamental change, evolving from science-based, monodisciplinary institutions into transfunctional and 'international know-how hubs'. This book explores the combination of forces that propel this dramatic change, tracing the historic development of universities, and exploring technology-based enterprises. more...