Faculty Incivility: The Rise of the Academic Bully Culture and What to Do about It / Edition 1

Faculty Incivility: The Rise of the Academic Bully Culture and What to Do about It / Edition 1

by Darla J. Twale, Barbara M. De Luca
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470197668

ISBN-13: 9780470197660

Pub. Date: 02/28/2008

Publisher: Wiley

This important book addresses the prevalence of faculty incivility, camouflaged aggression, and the rise of an academic bully culture in higher education. The authors show how to recognize a bully culture that may form as a result of institutional norms, organizational structure, academic culture, and systemic changes. Filled with real-life examples, the book

Overview

This important book addresses the prevalence of faculty incivility, camouflaged aggression, and the rise of an academic bully culture in higher education. The authors show how to recognize a bully culture that may form as a result of institutional norms, organizational structure, academic culture, and systemic changes. Filled with real-life examples, the book offers research-based suggestions for dealing with this disruptive and negative behavior in the academic workplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470197660
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Series:
JB - Anker Series, #128
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

The Authors.

Part I: Laying the Foundation.

1. Civility, Incivility, Bullying, and Mobbing in Academe.

2. Incivility and the History of Higher Education.

3. Learning Incivility.

4. Motivating Structures and Processes: Academic Organization and Governance Structure.

5. Enabling Structure and Process: The Academic Culture.

Part II: Pinpointing Causes.

6. The Changing Face of Academe as a Precipitating Circumstance.

7. Corporate Culture in Academe as a Precipitating Circumstance.

Part III: Addressing Faculty Incivility and the Academic Bully Culture.

8. Characterizing the Bully Culture.

9. Challenging the Academic Bully Culture.

Epilogue.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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