Bridging the Gap: Leadership, Technology, and Organizational Change for University Deans and Chairpersons

Bridging the Gap: Leadership, Technology, and Organizational Change for University Deans and Chairpersons

by Michael E. Johnson, Donald E. Hanna, Don Olcott
     
 

Johnson (educational administration, U. of Alaska-Anchorage), Hanna (educational communications, U. of Wisconsin-Extension), and Olcott (extended programs, Western Oregon U.) provide deans and department chairs with a range of theoretical perspectives on leadership, technology, and academic culture and their interconnections for managing organizational change. The… See more details below

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Johnson (educational administration, U. of Alaska-Anchorage), Hanna (educational communications, U. of Wisconsin-Extension), and Olcott (extended programs, Western Oregon U.) provide deans and department chairs with a range of theoretical perspectives on leadership, technology, and academic culture and their interconnections for managing organizational change. The opening chapters discuss current leadership, management, and cultural theoretical perspectives applied to change. The seven chapters which follow feature interviews with practicing deans and chairpersons reflecting on their experiences in practical ways. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781891859489
Publisher:
Atwood Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
173

Table of Contents

ForewordV
PrefaceVII
Chapter 1Leadership, Technology, and Organizational Change in the University11
Chapter 2Challenges and Choices: Academic Leadership for Deans and Department Chairpersons21
Chapter 3Practical Leadership Perspectives and Strategies35
Chapter 4Managing Change: Styles, Stages, and Effective Leadership for Academic Leaders55
Chapter 5Transitions of Leadership: From a Department Chair to a Dean75
Chapter 6Going Beyond: Transforming a Department and Its Professional Education87
Chapter 7Leadership in Organizational Transitions97
Chapter 8Building a Foundation with Values-Based Leadership109
Chapter 9Changing the Rules of the Game: The Charter College of Education at California State University, Los Angeles119
Chapter 10Challenges for Change Agents131
Chapter 11Energizing Change and Improvement through Positive Action141
Chapter 12Leadership for the Future153
Index169
Author Biographies173

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