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- 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$ 32.99
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$ 34.99
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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 79.99
This book examines how social media are redefining what university communities are and the purposes and practices of the various functional areas in higher education. It presents an overview of innovative practices in the recruitment, advising, retention, graduation and engagement of students and alumni. more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 179.00
External drivers are pressing for a more privatized approach to higher education and research, a greater reliance on technology and the more efficient use of resources. This book analyzes recent changes in institutional governance and management in higher education and their impact on the academy and academic work. It draws on findings from an international... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 14.95
Chairing an academic department comes with a multitude of responsibilities in a wide variety of areas. As a new department chair, you immediately confront many of the basics of academic leadership: managing budgets, supporting faculty, resolving conflict, and facilitating change, to name a few of the topics covered in The Essentials for New Department... more...
Governance in the Twenty-First-Century University: Approaches to Effective Leadership and Strategic ManagementWiley 2011; US$ 29.00
Explores approaches to effective leadership and strategic management in the twenty-first century university that recognize and respond to the perceptions and attitudes of university leaders toward institutional structures. It examines the differences between treating universities as businesses and managing universities in a businesslike manner, what... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 114.95
Hard Labour? Academic Work and the Changing Landscape of Higher Education provokes the reader to think critically about the emergence of corporate styles of governance, management and leadership in HEIs and ways in which the demands of new public management and the knowledge economy has shaped and re-shaped scholarly work and identity. Drawing on data... more...