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  • College Deansby Walter H. Gmelch; Mimi Wolverton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 44.99

    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$ 16.99

    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...

  • Towards the Third Generation Universityby J.G. Wissema

    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...

  • Special Issues in Chairing Academic Departmentsby Allard

    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...

  • Creating a Tipping Point: Strategic Human Resources in Higher Educationby 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...

  • Codes of Conduct in Academiaby John M. Braxton; Nathaniel J. Bray

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00

    Chapters of this issue of New Directions for Higher Education present tenets of codes of conduct for the presidency, academic deans, admissions officers, fund-raising professionals, faculty who teach undergraduate students, and faculty who teach graduate students. The need for such codes of conduct stems from the client-serving role of colleges and... more...

  • Governance Reconsideredby Susan R. Pierce; Stephen Trachtenberg

    Wiley 2014; US$ 42.00

    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 president,... more...

  • Governance in the Twenty-First-Century University: Approaches to Effective Leadership and Strategic Managementby Dennis John Gayle; Bhoendradatt Tewarie; A. Quinton White

    Wiley 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...

  • Positive Academic Leadershipby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2013; US$ 42.00

    The alternative to negative academic leadership is a style that is essentially positive, taking its cues from the movement known as positive psychology. Rather than devoting all of one’s attention to solving problems, it emphasizes strengthening what’s working well. The difference between negative and positive leadership may be best... more...

  • The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Managementby Margaret J. Barr

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2003; US$ 29.00

    Newly appointed academic managers are often unsure how to effectively manage their department's fiscal affairs. The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Management is specifically designed for administrators who need guidance for managing the fiscal resources of a department or unit. Using this book, administrators... more...