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  • Leading for the Future: Alignment of AACC Competencies with Practiceby Pamela L. Eddy

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00

    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...

  • Implementing Change from Within in Universities and Collegesby Maria Slowey

    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...

  • Organization and Administration in Higher Educationby Patrick J. Schloss; Kristina M. Cragg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Efficiency, focus, and accountability have become the defining standards for contemporary higher educational leaders. Situating strategic planning and budgeting within the organization and administration of higher education institutions, Organization and Administration in Higher Education provides effective and proven strategies for today?s change-oriented... more...

  • Cautionary Talesby Alice W. Brown

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 29.99

    Scarcely a week goes by without a headline about the unsustainability of higher education as we know it, under threat from new models, for-profits, or online education. Most threatened are small liberal arts colleges – with commentators predicting the demise of colleges with fewer than 1,000, or even 1,500 students. Are these trends inevitable,... more...

  • How Colleges Changeby Adrianna Kezar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Higher education is in an unprecedented time of change and reform. To address these challenges, university leaders tend to focus on specific interventions and programs, but ignore the change processes and the contexts that would lead to success. Joining theory and practice, How Colleges Change unmasks problematic assumptions that change agents typically... more...

  • Academic Governanceby Jenny Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Academia is an important site for producing knowledge, which is crucial in driving economies and societies around the globe at the beginning of the 21 st century. Yet surprisingly little is known about how contemporary universities are shaped by the formal and multiple demands they face from national policy requirements, particularly performance... more...

  • Bridging the Divide between Faculty and Administrationby James L. Bess; Jay R. Dee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Conflicts between faculty and administration have become particularly virulent and disruptive in recent years, as institutions have struggled to adapt to intensifying pressures for efficiency and accountability. Analyzing common sources of conflict and challenges on campus that impede attempts to address these conflicts, Bridging the Divide between... more...

  • Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Educationby Laura Koppes Bryan; Cheryl A. Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education provides strategies to implement beneficial work-life policies in colleges and universities. As compared to the corporate sector, higher education institutions have been slow to implement policies aimed at fostering diversity and a healthy work-life balance, which can result in lower morale, job satisfaction,... more...

  • The Higher Education Manager's Handbookby Peter McCaffery

    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...

  • The Economics of Higher Education in Germanyby Michael Maihaus

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 33.20

    With more than two million students in higher education in Germany, the economics of higher education are an important, yet only partially covered field of research. Michael Maihaus extends the existing knowledge on two key aspects: students' starting salary expectations and social mobility. Based on a unique data set including more than 130,000 German... more...