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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99
Understanding Authority in Higher Education clarifies issues of authority in an academic setting. Throughout, it introduces basic concepts of higher-education administration and then examines the limits of authority in context. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99
As ironic as it may seem, very few academic leaders have had any formal training in academic administration, or in any kind of administration at all. For the most part, academic administrators learn on the job. They also seek advice wherever they can get it. The purpose of this book is to offer such advice. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 29.03
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 18.99
The contents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with Canada?s culture; geography; people; history; political system (including the constitution, monarchy, parliament, legal and court system, federalism and the provinces, parties and elections); defense; economy; the future; and a comprehensive bibliography.... more...
- 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...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 3.99
If you listen to the general chatter, you would think that going to university is the only option that ensures future success. This book can help anyone under thirty make the best possible educational and career choices. This special excerpt deals with options other than immediately plunging yourself into several more years of academic studies. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
This issue uses the powerful narrative of autoethnography to make visible the existence of international professors and teaching assistants who speak English as a Second Language. These important, but often invisible, individuals contribute daily to the education of students within the US postsecondary educational system. This volume covers a variety... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The specification of standards in higher education has long been the subject of international debate. This text covers the rationales, operational issues and perspectives on benchmarking and standards from international viewpoints. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
Addressing the question of how leadership can work most successfully in universities, Engaging Leaders strengthens the sense of shared professional knowledge and capability amongst leaders in higher education. Presenting a narrative of change which not only spells out why universities need to work differently, this book also takes the reader through... more...