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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Essential reading for policy makers, institutional leaders, managers, advisors, and scholars in the field of higher education, International Perspectives on the Governance of Higher Education analyzes how the governance of higher education systems has evolved in recent years. This volume is an authoritative overview with contributions from authors... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95
Written for Higher Education managers and administrators, A Practical Guide to University and College Management is a highly accessible text that offers practical guidance on how to manage the day-to-day life of universities. The authors take a proactive approach and offer a range of good practice examples and solutions, designed to resolve the... more...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 62.99
This book considers two intriguing issues. One is an exploration of the characteristics that determine success and failure in the academy's top post. The second is more complex but equally crucial: What is the impact of presidents on the ideals of the university? How do presidential leadership, rhetoric, and action connect to the fundamental beliefs... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 57.99
Leading America's Branch Campuses provides focused, pragmatic advice, by experienced branch campus professionals, across a very broad range of leadership, including system relations, fund raising, faculty issues, communication (internal and external), strategic planning, and campus organization. Chapter contributors include campus presidents/chancellors,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 17.00
Based on years of observation at a large state university, Wannabe U tracks the dispiriting consequences of trading in traditional educational values for loyalty to the market. Aping their boardroom idols, the new corporate administrators at such universities wander from job to job and reductively view the students there as future workers in need... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 48.00 US$ 41.60
Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services Revised and Updated Increasing economic concerns make the new edition of this best-selling classic an invaluable resource for those who want and need to implement a proven step-by-step approach to reallocating resources in tough times. Thoroughly revised and updated, Prioritizing Academic Programs and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 47.95 US$ 38.36
Socrates in the Boardroom argues that world-class scholars, not administrators, make the best leaders of research universities. Amanda Goodall cuts through the rhetoric and misinformation swirling around this contentious issue--such as the assertion that academics simply don't have the managerial expertise needed to head the world's... more...