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The Higher Education Manager S Handbook

Author : Peter McCaffery
ISBN : 9781134311255
Genre : Education
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The Higher Education Manager’s Handbook 2/e has been substantially updated and reflects important changes that have occurred since its first publication in 2004. It offers excellent counsel and guidance on all aspects of the manager’s role and provides the navigational tools to successfully operate within Higher Education organizations. Within this new edition, Peter McCaffery continues to draw on a wealth of US and UK case study materials drawn from innovative practice. This best selling guide builds upon its original strengths and remains an engaging, accessible and highly enjoyable read. Written in the unique perspective of the HE manager, it offers practical advice that can be implemented immediately by managers and university leaders at all levels. It addresses the internal ramifications of cynicism and demoralisation that are rife within many academic communities and is based on four pre-requisites essential for becoming an effective HE leader: Knowing Your Environment Knowing Your University Knowing Your Department Knowing Yourself What’s new in the second edition... New Chapter! Celebrating Diversity The Specific strategic drivers in HE University Governance The Business-Facing University The Community University Fostering Research Excellence, Fostering Teaching Excellence and Enhancing the Student Experience Internationalization Managing your Reputation Managing in a crisis Higher Education Managers, Team Leaders, Vice Chancellors, Provosts, University Presidents, Department Heads and Student Affairs Administrators will find this book to be an irreplaceable resource that occupies a permanent "within hands-reach" position on their desk and/or nearest bookshelf.

The Higher Education Manager S Handbook

Author : Peter McCaffery
ISBN : 0805863923
Genre : Education, Higher
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This volume seeks to inspire and guide academic and general managers alike, working in higher and further education. Based on the author's experiences and research, this text examines the particular set of challenges facing anyone managing in this complex environment.

Business Practices In Higher Education

Author : Mark A. Kretovics
ISBN : 9781136878923
Genre : Education
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Business Practices in Higher Education is a breakthrough guide offering higher education and student affairs professionals an understanding of the fundamental business nature of colleges and universities. The author discusses the practical applications of business concepts and models and how these applications can contribute to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of higher education institutions. Useful examples from a wide range of institutions—including small privates, large publics, and community colleges—illustrate these concepts. This professional guide is organized into the following four sections: Environment and Structure Finance and Funding People and Processes Perspectives on the Future Business practices pervade the academic, student affairs, and administrative sides of higher education. This book affords readers a greater understanding of the true nature of higher education and an appreciation for how the academy effectively incorporates business practices into everyday work lives.

Faith And Learning

Author : David S. Dockery
ISBN : 9781433673115
Genre : Education
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Two dozen Christian higher education professionals thoroughly explore the question of the faith's place on the university campus, whether in administrative matters, the broader academic world, or in student life.

Understanding College And University Organization

Author : James L. Bess
ISBN : 9781579227746
Genre : Education
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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 (both doctoral and Master's degree) studying to become upper-level administrators, leaders, and policy makers in higher education. It systematically presents a range of theories that can be applied to many of the difficult management situations that college and university leaders encounter. It provides them with the theoretical background to knowledgeably evaluate the many new ideas that emerge in the current literature, and in workshops and conferences. The purpose is to help leaders develop their own effective management style and approaches, and feel confident that their actions are informed by appropriate theory and knowledge of the latest research in the field. Without theory, organizational leaders are forced to treat each problem that they encounter as unique–as if it were a first-time occurrence. While leaders may have some experience with a particular issue, their solutions are usually not informed by the accumulated wisdom of others who have already encountered and resolved similar situations. The authors approach the theory of the organization and administration of colleges and universities from three quite different perspectives, or paradigms, each relying on different assumptions about the “reality” of organizational life in colleges and universities. The positivist paradigm–primarily an omnibus systems theory–integrates the chapters into a comprehensive, yet easily accessible whole. Social constructionism, the second paradigm, is introduced in each chapter to illuminate the difficulty of seeking and finding meaningful consensus on problems and policies, while also addressing important ethical issues that tend to be overlooked in leadership thought and action. The third paradigm, postmodernism, draws attention to difficulties of logic and communication under the constraints of strictly linear thinking that “authorities” at all levels attempt to impose on organizations. This “multiple paradigm” approach enables readers to become more cognizant of their own assumptions, how they may differ from those of others in their organization, and how those differences may both create difficulties in resolving problems and expand the range of alternatives considered in organizational decision making. The book offers readers the tools to balance the real-world needs to succeed in today’s challenging and competitive environment with the social and ethical aspirations of all its stakeholders and society at large. The authors’ aim is to elucidate how administration can be made more efficient and effective through rational decision-making while also respecting humanistic values. This approach highlights a range of phenomena that require attention if the institution is ultimately to be considered successful.

Organization And Administration In Higher Education

Author : Kristina Powers
ISBN : 9781317247678
Genre : Education
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Situating strategic planning and budgeting within the organization and administration of higher education institutions, this text provides effective and proven strategies for today’s change-oriented leaders. Bringing together distinguished administrators from two-year, four-year, public, and private colleges and universities, this volume provides both practical and effective guidance on the intricacies of the institutional structure, its functional activities, and contingency planning. Organization and Administration in Higher Education orients future administrators to the major areas of an academic institution and will assist higher education administrators in leading their institutions to excellence. New in this Second Edition: New chapters on the impact of Title IX and social media on higher education. Updated coverage throughout on politics, technology, budgeting, program planning, and institutional changes. New end-of-chapter discussion prompts.

How Colleges Work

Author : Robert Birnbaum
ISBN : 155542354X
Genre : Education
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"One of the best theoretical and applied analyses of university academic organization and leadership in print. This book is significant because it is not only thoughtfully developed and based on careful reading of the extensive literature on leadership and governance, but it is also deliberately intended to enable the author to bridge the gap between theories of organization, on one hand, and practical application, on the other." —Journal of Higher Education

Being In And Out Providing Voice To Early Career Women In Academia

Author : Narelle Lemon
ISBN : 9789462098305
Genre : Education
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This book is about a network of women who as a collective and individuals can share their stories to indeed help themselves as well as others. Our stories as¬sist in the telling and retelling of important events. Reflecting on these events allow the ‘processing’, ‘figuring out’ and ‘inquiring’, leading to behavioural actions to change situations. The fact that we are women unites us as we have common elements with our roles both within academia, in our families, and in society. The women in this study share their narratives in an open dialogue. Their journey into and out of academia is constructed from “a metaphorical three-dimensional inquiry space” (Clandinin & Connelly, 2000, p. 50). The space enables the authors to capture and communicate the emotional nature of lived experiences (Clandinin & Connelly, 2000). The self-studies explore the changes in social and contextual approaches that are attached to working and studying in higher education. The book provides a narrative of the “ups” and “downs” that female academics have individually and collectively encountered while moving “in” and “out” of academia. Making these stories known establishes a sense of collaboration and com¬munity. This action serves to perpetuate and further develop the established pedagogy and look to improve practice. A community practice seeks to locate the learning in the process of co-participation (building social capital) and not just within individuals (Hanks, 1991). It allows females to come together to share experience and discuss ways forward.

The State Of Uk Higher Education

Author : David Warner
ISBN : 033520659X
Genre : Education
File Size : 37. 18 MB
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Full Range Leadership Development

Author : John J. Sosik
ISBN : 9781136910913
Genre : Business & Economics
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First Published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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