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- Wiley 2011; US$ 48.00 US$ 41.60
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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 32.00 US$ 27.73
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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 44.00 US$ 38.13
"Given the myriad of complex problems facing higher education, it is difficult to imagine that an administrator at any level of the institution could be effective without engaging in servant leadership. Higher education is a service industry and, consequently, this text is a must read for practicing administrators who are committed to effective leadership."... more...
- 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...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; 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...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 31.99
A Management Resource for Higher Education Leaders ?Quite simply a tour de force. Not only have the authors written by far the broadest and deepest theoretical analysis of college and university organization I've seen, but they have clearly organized a complex topic, and written it engagingly. This will be seen as a landmark work in the field. It should... more...
- 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$ 37.01
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...