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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 62.95
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...
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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 34.99
This book will help trustees, presidents, and faculty members diagnose whether or not they are in denial over the true condition of the institution they are charged with preserving. Donors, state officials, accreditors, and others interested in the quality and vitality of American higher education will find direction in this book. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 44.99
Using case studies and relevant literature, this book illustrates the challenges to legitimate, shared-governance domains when the routine of the academy is forced to deal with big issues, often brought on by external forces. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 38.95
In view of the serious challenges facing college and university administrators, it is encouraging to note the increased interest in improving leadership knowledge and skills. This book presents an additional option to college and university administrators in their efforts to enhance their leadership skills. The case study approach to improving insights... more...