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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 54.99
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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 49.99
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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 47.00
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$ 46.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 62.95
The Higher Education Manager?s Handbook has been substantially updated and reflects important changes that have occurred since its first publication in 2004. In this new edition, Peter McCaffery continues to draw on a wealth of US and UK case studies based in innovative practice. The book offers counsel and guidance on all aspects of the manager?s... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 27.99
Most leaders of colleges and universities will take office with accompanying media celebration of their past records and future promise. Each will exit with a legacy. In Leadership Legacy Moments the author reflects upon the ideas, skills, and values that are essential to effective leadership so that a leader leaves behind a student body with great... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 35.99
This book sheds light on how presidents conduct the influence and power of their office, especially in the use of their pulpits, how they navigate issues of political correctness, and how they hold the center of the university together, in contentious times and against competing ideological forces. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 29.99
This book analyzes the behavior of chairs and deans through the political, structural, human resources, and symbolic frames. Lessons learned from the negative as well as the positive scenarios are highlighted, enabling deans and chairs to easily adapt them to their own situations. more...