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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 49.99
In the past, colleges and universities relied on 'small picture' tactics to determine insititutional direction. Even now, many institutions are missing a 'big picture' approach to leadership and management. In an environment where business continues to aggressively optimize the opportunities it sees in higher education, institutional leaders must adopt... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 47.99
This provocative and readable discussion of leadership in higher education argues that leadership is essentially an act of service; that the more responsible the leadership position, the greater the responsibility to serve. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
The challenge of managing education effectively is formidable. Written by two education managers, this text explores the issues associated with good leadership in educational and training institutions. It is based on their own work and on a series of detailed interviews with eminent leaders. more...
- 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...
- UNSW Press 2013; US$ 49.99
All teaching institutions recognise the need to make continual improvements in the quality of teaching and learning. But how, in the resource-constrained environments of universities, can quality be improved without increasing resources to fund it? The governing body at the University of New South Wales gave its president and vice-chancellor three... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 66.00
The Resource Handbook for Academic Deans, Third Edition This thoroughly revised volume is written by and for academic administrators. Each chapter explores a particular challenge or issue that has been identified by the American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD) members as most relevant in their role as academic leaders, then provides practical... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 48.00
Revamp senior administration organization for more effective governance Governance Reconsidered: How Boards, Presidents, Administrators, and Faculty Can Help Their Colleges Thrive takes an in-depth look at the current practice of governance in higher education and explores solutions for more effective functioning. Written by a former college... more...