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- 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... 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95
Educational development is a major issue for higher education institutions (HEIs). It constitutes a major part of the research work of many academics. This practical volume, written by experienced practitioners in the field, is a guide to successfully managing an educational development project. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 53.00
This is the central question addressed by Burton R. Clark in this significant new volume which greatly extends the case studies and concepts presented in his 1998 book, Creating Entrepreneurial Universities. The new volume draws on case studies of fourteen proactive institutions in the UK, Europe, Australia, Latin America, Africa, and the United States... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 132.00
This work offers a conceptual framework and practical approaches relevant to leadership issues in higher education. It focuses on everyday operational problems and provides the reader with guidelines for action. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 57.00
Examines the power relationships that organize and facilitate quality assurance in higher education. This title investigates power in terms of macro systems of accountability, surveillance and regulation, and is suitable for students and scholars of higher education policy and practice, and for university managers and policy-makers. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 55.00
How has university governance changed and developed over the last quarter of a century? This book addresses university governance as extending throughout an institution from the governing body to senates/academic boards and the organs of governance at faculty and departmental levels. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 51.00
Intended for managers working within UK Higher Education Policy, this book contains a series of institutional case-studies prepared by a number of senior academic managers. These case-studies identify the nature of the crisis, describe the action taken to resolve it, and consider the lasting consequences. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95
Drawing on the current research base on the management of change, this book analyzes the key features in planning, delivery and monitoring the impact of planned change initiatives in higher education. Comparing and contrasting the findings of twenty-five action research high level corporate change management projects, the initiatives discussed include:... more...