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  • The Essential Department Chairby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2011; US$ 45.00

    Thoroughly revised and updated, this second edition of the classic book The Essential Department Chair is comprehensive and up-to-date. The new edition incorporates many timely topics and is now truly more than a guide—it’s a much-needed desk reference, a book that includes “everything you need to know to be a department chair.”... more...

  • The Department Chair Primerby Don Chu

    Wiley 2011; US$ 30.00

    The Department Chair Primer provides the practical information that chairs need to do their jobs well. Many of the book's ideas come from practicing chairs and are proven strategies for dealing with a variety of issues. Each chapter details a particular problem, includes a brief introduction to the topic, provides tips on how to deal with the... more...

  • Servant Leadership for Higher Educationby Daniel W. Wheeler

    Wiley 2011; US$ 42.00

    If higher education is to fulfill its mission, the academy must continue to emphasize the ideals of thought, reflection, and development as well as action. This book stresses the importance of understanding that service is a pre-requisite to leadership. This practical book contains leadership principles and strategies and is based on research... more...

  • Understanding and Facilitating Organizational Change in the 21st Century: Recent Research and Conceptualizationsby Kezar

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00

    There is a widespread discontent with the quality of education and levels of college student achievement, particularly for undergraduates preparing for the professions. This report examines the educational challenges in preparing professionals, reviews the specific types of curriculum innovations that faculty and administrators have created or significantly... more...

  • Community College Leadershipby Pamela L. Eddy

    Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 23.99

    Recognizing that future community college leaders – at all levels– will manage increasingly complex organizations, and face very different challenges than their predecessors, this book provides a multidimensional model of leadership suited to these new demands and environments. Through over 75 individual interviews with leaders and campus... more...

  • Understanding College and University Organization: Theories for Effective Policy and Practice, Volume IIby James L. Bess; Jay R. Dee

    Stylus Publishing 2007; US$ 31.99

    Now available in paperback, this two-volume work is intended to help readers develop powerful new ways of thinking about organizational principles, and apply them to policy-making and management in colleges and universities.The book is written with two audiences in mind: administrative and faculty leaders in institutions of higher learning, and students... more...

  • Understanding College and University Organization: Theories for Effective Policy and Practice, Volume Iby James L. Bess; Jay R. Dee

    Stylus Publishing 2007; US$ 31.99

    Now available in paperback, this two-volume work is intended to help readers develop powerful new ways of thinking about organizational principles, and apply them to policy-making and management in colleges and universities.The book is written with two audiences in mind: administrative and faculty leaders in institutions of higher learning, and students... more...

  • Seasons of a Dean's Lifeby Walter H. Gmelch; Dee Hopkins; Sandra Damico

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99

    What are the demands of being a dean? What leadership development do deans need as they progress through their academic careers? How are their responsibilities changing? What are institutions looking for in applicants? This book identifies the range of leadership skills required, and illuminates the process of building leadership capacity, by drawing... more...

  • Lehrer und Fallberatungby Dirk Kutting

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 18.56

    Hauptbeschreibung Klassentüren öffnen. Miteinander reden - über Unterricht, auch über Störungen, über eine Schule in der wir gerne arbeiten. All das ist möglich durch Kollegiale Beratung in der Schule. Denn LehrerInnen sind nicht beratungsresistent, wenn Beratung nicht »von oben« verordnet wird, sondern von uns selbst als Kollegiale Selbsthilfe gestaltet... more...

  • University Governance and Reformby Hans G. Schuetze; William Bruneau; Garnet Grosjean

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    The fascination with the commercial value of research, coupled with the rise of neo-liberal 'new public management' in the public sector, has led to the rise of a managerial class in the university. These essays focus on the widespread use of business models and market principles that have undermined the autonomy of the professoriate. more...