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  • Community College Leadershipby George R. Boggs; Pamela L. Eddy

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99

    ?Pamela L. Eddy?s book deserves our time for two simple reasons: first, the multidimensional model for leading change transcends community colleges and is applicable broadly within and beyond education; and, second, the author?s thoughtful inclusion of vignettes and case studies provides the day-to-day grounding to make her model relevant to readers... more...

  • The Department Chair Primerby Don Chu

    Wiley 2011; US$ 32.00

    If higher education is to fulfill its vital social mission, new department leaders must be prepared for their positions and get up to speed on the basics quickly, educating themselves about the role and continuing to learn on the job. In this second edition of his classic resource, Don Chu outlines the proven ideas and strategies new department... more...

  • Der Sudoku-Effektby Stefan Kühl

    transcript 2014; US$ 19.46

    Wo liegen die Ursachen der wachsenden Bürokratisierung an den Hochschulen? Wie ist die Verschulung der Bachelor- und Masterstudiengänge zu erklären? Verantwortlich dafür sind nicht eine neoliberale Verschwörung zum Umbau der Hochschulen, Steuerungsphantasien von Hochschulleitungen oder handwerkliches Ungeschick bei der Konzeption der Studiengänge.... more...

  • The Economics of Higher Education in Germanyby Michael Maihaus

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 30.27

    With more than two million students in higher education in Germany, the economics of higher education are an important, yet only partially covered field of research. Michael Maihaus extends the existing knowledge on two key aspects: students' starting salary expectations and social mobility. Based on a unique data set including more than 130,000 German... more...

  • Entrepreneurialism in Universities and the Knowledge Economyby Michael Shattock

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 57.00

    How entrepreneurial are European universities? Perhaps more than is generally realised. What are the factors that encourage entrepreneurialism to flourish in research, technology transfer, teaching, regional engagement and internationalization? How do different kinds of HEIs - comprehensive, specialist, regional or private - address these issues? What... more...

  • Epistemic Governance in Higher Educationby David F.J. Campbell; Elias G. Carayannis

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 49.95

    ?Epistemic governance? refers to the cognitive and knowledge-related paradigms that underlie a social system. In this volume, the authors apply the concept to higher education. In a comprehensive review of recent literature, they define key terms and concepts, arguing that a good, effective and sustainable governance of higher education is not possible... more...

  • The Essential Department Chairby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2011; US$ 48.00

    This second edition of the informative and influential The Essential Department Chair offers academic chairs and department heads the information they need to excel in their roles. This book is about the "how" of academic administration: for instance, how do you cultivate a potential donor for much-needed departmental resources? How do you persuade... more...

  • The Fall of the Facultyby Benjamin Ginsberg

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 15.99

    Until very recently, American universities were led mainly by their faculties, which viewed intellectual production and pedagogy as the core missions of higher education. Today, as Benjamin Ginsberg warns in this eye-opening, controversial book, "deanlets"--administrators and staffers often without serious academic backgrounds or experience--are... more...

  • Fixing Higher Educationby Christian Schierenbeck

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 109.00

    Christian Schierenbeck makes a provocative case that higher education across the globe suffers from a profound productivity crisis which prevents broad access to affordable and high-quality educational services. He shows how the vast productivity gap in higher education could be closed if academic managers borrowed some of the managerial practices... more...

  • Governing Universities Globallyby R. King

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Examines how universities, as increasingly autonomous organizations, are subject to forms of global governance that rely on private and peer-processes rather than legal command and compliance. This book explores the growing influence of global regulatory governance - governmental and private - on universities and national higher education systems. more...