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  • Leading from the Middleby Tammy Stone; Mary Coussons-Read

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 43.99

    This book examines the often overlooked and always challenging position of associate/assistant dean. While readers may find themselves saying, 'I wish someone had told me that!' Stone and Coussons-Read infuse optimism and enthusiasm into their discussions of the good, the bad, and the ugly inherent in the role of associate/assistant dean. more...

  • On Being Presidentialby Susan R. Pierce; Judith Block McLaughlin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 48.00

    Praise for On Being Presidential "This is the best book I've ever read on being a college president."—Arthur Levine, president, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and president emeritus, Teachers College, Columbia University "A must-read for anyone involved in higher education. Susan Resneck Pierce's cautionary tales and commonsense... more...

  • Changing Governance and Management in Higher Educationby William Locke; William K. Cummings; Donald Fisher

    Springer Netherlands 2011; Not Available

    Drawing on the findings of a survey of academics in eighteen countries across five continents, this book analyzes recent changes in institutional governance and management in higher education and their impact on the academy and academic work. more...

  • The Essential Department Chairby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2011; US$ 48.00

    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...

  • The Department Chair Primerby Don Chu

    Wiley 2011; US$ 32.00

    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...

  • Understanding College and University Organizationby D. Bruce Johnstone; James L. Bess; Jay R. Dee

    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...

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

    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...

  • Community College Leadershipby George R. Boggs; Pamela L. Eddy

    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...

  • Understanding College and University Organizationby D. Bruce Johnstone; James L. Bess; Jay R. Dee

    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...

  • Lehrer und Fallberatungby Dirk Kutting

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 12.40

    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 wird.Das Buch... more...