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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The specification of standards in higher education has long been the subject of international debate. This text covers the rationales, operational issues and perspectives on benchmarking and standards from international viewpoints. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
This issue uses the powerful narrative of autoethnography to make visible the existence of international professors and teaching assistants who speak English as a Second Language. These important, but often invisible, individuals contribute daily to the education of students within the US postsecondary educational system. This volume covers a variety... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00
A clear, systematic road map to effective campus leadership development Building Academic Leadership Capacity gives institutions the knowledge they need to invest in the next generation of academic leaders. With a clear, generalizable, systematic approach, this book provides insight into the elements of successful academic leadership and the training... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99
Understanding Authority in Higher Education clarifies issues of authority in an academic setting. Throughout, it introduces basic concepts of higher-education administration and then examines the limits of authority in context. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99
As ironic as it may seem, very few academic leaders have had any formal training in academic administration, or in any kind of administration at all. For the most part, academic administrators learn on the job. They also seek advice wherever they can get it. The purpose of this book is to offer such advice. 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 44.00
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 understood by contrasting... 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...