9780415470421

The Higher Education Manager's Handbook: Effective Leadership and Management in Universities and Colleges

  • ISBN 13:

    9780415470421

  • ISBN 10:

    0415470420

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 04/29/2010
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

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. 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 role and provides the navigational tools to successfully operate where the legitimacy of management has often been questioned.This bestselling guide builds upon its original strengths and remains an engaging, accessible and highly enjoyable read. Written from 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, and develops the four essential prerequisites to becoming an effective HE leader:Knowing Your EnvironmentKnowing Your UniversityKnowing Your DepartmentKnowing YourselfWhat's new in the second edition'┬ŽNew Chapters: Leading and Celebrating Diversity and Enhancing the Student ExperienceThe key strategic challenges to higher educationInstitutional financial healthUniversities as ecologies of learningManaging your reputationCommunicating in a crisisHigher 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 holds a permanent within hands-reach position on their desk or bookshelf.

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