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  • Leadership as Serviceby Kent A. Farnsworth

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 48.00

    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...

  • College Deansby Walter H. Gmelch; Mimi Wolverton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 50.00

    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$ 19.00

    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...

  • Leadership for 21st Century Learningby Colin Latchem; Donald E. Hanna

    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...

  • Improving Assessment in Higher Educationby Stephen Marshall; Richard Henry; Prem Ramburuth

    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...

  • The Resource Handbook for Academic Deansby Laura L. Behling

    Wiley 2014; US$ 66.00 US$ 57.20

    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...

  • 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...

  • Governance Reconsideredby Susan R. Pierce; Stephen Trachtenberg

    Wiley 2014; US$ 48.00 US$ 41.60

    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...

  • Practical Pointers on Quality Assessmentby Bill Cox; Amanda Ingleby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Aimed at the higher education and further education practitioner, this title aims to build on work already done on quality assessment and to take it further by asking questions about what can be learned from assessment and how it can be developed in a positive way. more...

  • Engaging Leadersby Paul Gentle; Dawn Forman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    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...