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  • College Deansby Walter H. Gmelch; Mimi Wolverton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 49.99

    Based on the National Deans Survey, which included 800 deans from all U.S. 4-year academic institutions, this book describes the deanship in general and gives profiles of deans: who they are and where they work. Also discussed is the position of dean itself in terms of general academic leadership and what deans in this study believe are their primary... more...

  • Conflicts in Cultureby Sandra Harris; Steve Jenkins

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 18.99

    In this book the authors discuss the relationship between culture and conflict and provide a continuum to better understand the basis for much cultural conflict. Authors emphasize a systematic framework that can be used to guide the practitioner in resolving conflicts rooted in cultural issues ? from less difficult issues such as the cultural conflicts... more...

  • Creating a Tipping Point: Strategic Human Resources in Higher Educationby Alvin Evans; Edna Chun

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00

    In a turbulent, unstable era of severe financial pressures, the development of strategic human resource (HR) practices has become an urgent mandate in higher education. With significant and widespread institutional shifts resulting from globalization, heightened competition, and rapid innovation, educational leaders must optimize their most significant... more...

  • Departmental Leadership in Higher Educationby Peter T. Knight; Paul R. Trowler

    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...

  • Developing Tomorrow's Leadersby Pamela L. Eddy; Debbie L. Sydow; Richard L. Alfred; Regina L. Garza-Mitchell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 25.99

    Developing Tomorrow's Leaders provides a template for leadership development in the community college sector. The theme of the book focuses on the need to move beyond hierarchical leadership to networked leadership that taps talent throughout the institution. more...

  • The Effective Academicby Heather Fry; Steve Ketteridge; Stephanie Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Offers discussion, advice, expert opinion and case studies of best practice, covering the various parts of academic practice that are associated with career progression and promotion. The book is particularly aimed at education professionals aspiring to develop leadership responsibilities. more...

  • Engaging Leadersby Paul Gentle; Dawn Forman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Addressing the question of how leadership can work most successfully in universities, Engaging Leaders strengthens the sense of shared professional knowledge and capability amongst leaders in higher education. Presenting a narrative of change which not only spells out why universities need to work differently, this book also takes the reader through... more...

  • Enhancing Leadership In Collegesby Arthur Sandeen

    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...

  • The Essential Academic Dean or Provostby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.00

    The go-to reference for academic leaders seeking practical answers to everyday challenges The Essential Academic Dean or Provost explains the "how" of academic leadership, providing a practical, comprehensive, reality-based reference for almost any problem, challenge, or opportunity. This updated second edition includes new chapters on the difference... more...

  • External Quality Auditby Mahsood Shah; Chenicheri Sid Nair

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 85.00

    Whilst external quality audits have been in place for more than a decade in some countries, limited research exists on the extent to which such audits have been effective in improving systems and processes for quality assurance in higher education institutions, and the extent to which such audits have improved academic standards, outcomes and student... more...