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- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 21.99
This book identifies the range of leadership skills required, and illuminates the process of building leadership capacity, by drawing on interviews with over 50 sitting deans and on the authors? 48 years of collective experience in eight different deanships. The abundant examples and accounts of individual deans? leadership successes and failures,... more...
- SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.99
Within higher education, world-class universities are regarded as elite research universities and play a critical role in developing human resources and generating new knowledge in the context of a knowledge-based economy. Governments around the world have made the operation of their universities at the cutting edge of intellectual and scientific development... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 20.99
?[This book] provides invaluable information for aspiring African American women administrators as well as for institutions who wish to support their success and development."?Mary B. Coburn, Vice President for Student Affairs, Florida State University For Black women faculty members, as well as academic and student affairs administrators, this book... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
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...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 48.02
?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...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 39.00 US$ 33.15
This critique of modern academia is also a proposal for making campuses more effective -- that is, better at meeting the clients' or customers' needs. The author addresses the problems that many academic institutions have today in clinging to the practices and organization of the past. By outlining the many problems in organization that colleges and... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
The AACC competencies were initially developed to help provide guidance in developing community college leaders because of predictions of a leadership crisis in the two-year college sector. Since their creation, the competencies have been used to direct topics in leadership development programs and to guide future leaders about what skills are critical... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
This volume describes the experiences of a number of middle managers in higher and further education, describing how new developments have demanded new forms of leadership at the middle level of educational institutions. more...