Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership

Author: Adrianna Kezar
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804776474
Format: PDF, ePub
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Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership explores a mostly untapped resource on college campuses?the leadership potential of staff and faculty at all levels. This book contributes to the growing tradition of giving voice to grassroots leaders, offering a unique contribution by honing in on leadership in educational settings. In an increasingly corporatized environment, grassroots leadership can provide a balance to the prestige and revenue seeking impulses of campus leaders, act as a conscience for institutional operations with greater integrity, create changes related to the teaching and learning core, build greater equity, improve relationships among campus stakeholders, and enhance the student experience. The text documents the stories of grassroots leaders, including the motivation and background of these "bottom up" beacons, the tactics and strategies that they use, the obstacles they overcome, and the ways that they navigate power and join with formal authority. This investigation also showcases how grassroots leaders in institutional settings, particularly more marginalized groups, can face significant backlash. While we like to believe that organizations are civil and humane, the stories in this book demonstrate a dark side with which we must reckon. The book ends with a discussion of the future of leadership on college campuses, examining the possibilities for shared and collaborative forms of leadership and governance.

The Role of Student Organizations in Developing Leadership

Author: David M. Rosch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119450977
Format: PDF, ePub
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6: The Unique Context of Identity-Based Student Organizations in Developing Leadership -- Racialized and Gendered Connotations of "Leadership"--Outcomes of Identity-Based Organizations -- Influences of Campus and Community Contexts -- Strategies for Leadership Educators -- Validating Different Styles of Leadership -- Conclusion -- References -- 7: The Empowering Role of Profession-Based Student Organizations in Developing Student Leadership Capacity -- What Are Profession-Based Organizations (PBOs)? -- PBOs for Student Leadership Development -- Developing PBOs: A Three-Stage Approach -- Conclusion -- References -- 8: Bridging Secondary and Postsecondary Leadership Experiences: A Toolkit for Leadership Learning Facilitators -- Grounding Practice in Theory -- Building the Leadership Learning Facilitator's Toolkit -- Practical Examples for Implementing the Toolkit -- Conclusion -- References -- Order Form -- Index -- End User License Agreement

The Organization of Higher Education

Author: Michael N. Bastedo
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421404486
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Colleges and universities are best understood as networks of departments working together to fulfill a mission of education, innovation, and community partnership. To better understand how these large and complex institutions function, scholars can apply organizational and strategic planning concepts made familiar by business management. This book follows that model and explores the new and emerging ways by which organizational theories address major contemporary concerns in higher education. The contributors to this volume are both influenced and inspired by the pioneering work of Marvin Peterson and his four-decade career researching higher education organization. Comprising a serious reexamination of the field, the essays review past and current thinking, address the field’s core theoretical traditions, and pursue exciting new lines of inquiry, including the organizational dynamics of diversity and social movement organizations. Ideal for courses in administration and theory, this book reinvigorates the study of higher education as an organization and encourages scholars to rediscover the value of organizational principles in all areas of higher education research. Contributors: Michael N. Bastedo, University of Michigan; Patricia J. Gumport, Stanford University; James C. Hearn, University of Georgia; Adrianna Kezar, University of Southern California; Jason Lane, State University of New York at Albany; Simon Marginson, University of Melbourne; Michael K. McLendon, Vanderbilt University; Anna Neumann, Columbia University; Brian Pusser, University of Virginia; Fabio Rojas, Indiana University; Daryl G. Smith, Claremont Graduate University; William G. Tierney, University of Southern California; and the late J. Douglas Toma, University of Georgia

Critical Approaches to Women and Gender in Higher Education

Author: Pamela L. Eddy
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137592850
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This volume provides a critical examination of the status of women and gender in higher education today. Despite the increasing numbers of women in higher education, gendered structures continue to hinder women’s advancement in academia. This book goes beyond the numbers to examine the issues facing those members of academia with non-dominant gender identities. The authors analyze higher education structures from a range of perspectives and offer recommendations at individual and institutional levels to encourage activism and advance equality in academia.

Part Time on the Tenure Track

Author: Joan M. Herbers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118996259
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The case for a flexible work schedule for faculty has beenrepeatedly made, with one policy recommendation being part-timepositions for tenure-track/tenured faculty (PTTT). Despite some ofthe benefits of this approach for both faculty and institutions,the PTTT concept is the least implemented policy for facultyflexibility and is poorly understood. This report offers the firstcomprehensive treatment of PTTT, suggesting that this mode offlexibility enhances recruitment, retention, and engagement offaculty, while offering value-added productivity, planningpotential, and faculty loyalty for the institution. Herbers provides data that explore how a PTTT policy can lead tofaculty success and satisfaction across the lifespan of a career,and likewise offers analogies and examples of well-establishedpractices that administrators across institution types can adapt tocreate their own policies. Administrators and faculty will find theauthor’s policy recommendations, best practices, andsolutions to common challenges to be a roadmap for stimulatingchange in their institutions. This is the 5th issue of the 40th volume of the Jossey-Bass seriesASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph is the definitiveanalysis of a tough higher education issue, based on thoroughresearch of pertinent literature and institutional experiences.Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners andscholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with expertsproviding critical reviews of each manuscript beforepublication.

Leadership Challenge

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527503742
Format: PDF
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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.

Der Stratege

Author: Cynthia A. Montgomery
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593395886
Format: PDF, Docs
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Damit ein Unternehmen erfolgreich ist, braucht es eine Richtung, ein Ziel, eine Strategie. Keine Führungskraft wird dem widersprechen - und dennoch wird die Strategieentwicklung und -umsetzung oft nicht ausreichend beachtet. Jetzt ist es an der Zeit, einen essenziellen, aber über Jahrzehnte vernachlässigten Bestandteil des Strategieprozesses wieder einzubeziehen: Sie. Den Leader. Den Strategen. Wie man die eigenen strategischen Fähigkeiten entwickelt und zur Perfektion bringt, erfahren Sie hier - um eine hervorragende Führungskraft zu sein, die täglich über sich selbst hinauswächst und das Unternehmen zu dauerhaftem Erfolg führt.

Spiral Dynamics

Author: Don Edward Beck
Publisher: J. Kamphausen Verlag
ISBN: 3899017501
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Komplexität, Beschleunigung, Dynamik - die Wirtschaft brodelt und kocht. Führung gleicht einem Tanz auf dem Vulkan, und immer mehr Manager müssen eine Flut von Informationen in neue Klarheit überführen. Genau hier setzen Don Beck und Christopher C. Cowan mit ihrem Modell von Spiral Dynamics an. Als Weiterentwicklung des Konzepts biopsychosozialer Systeme von Clare W. Graves, das vom kanadischen Magazin Maclean's als "die Theorie, die alles erklärt" bezeichnet wurde, setzt Spiral Dynamics neue Maßstäbe für das Verständnis komplexer Systeme. Auf der Basis so genannter Werte-Meme (WMeme), die Lebensstile, Glaubensmuster und Einstellungen hervorbringen, entwickeln die Autoren eine Methode, mit der sich Unternehmen, Individuen und wirtschaftliche Entwicklungen analysieren, bewerten und transformieren lassen. Spiral Dynamics eröffnet einen völlig neuen Zugang zu Nachhaltigkeit, Diversity-Management und Leadership, denn Motivationsanreize oder ethische Richtlinien "funktionieren" nur, wenn sie die aktuelle Entwicklungsebene der Adressaten ansprechen.