Planning and Management for a Changing Environment: A Handbook on Redesigning Postsecondary Institutions / Edition 1

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Planning and Management for a Changing EnvironmentAn outstanding roster of higher education scholars and practitioners brings together the latest expertise on strategic and operational planning. In twenty-seven original chapters, contributors offer insight into the challenge of positioning higher education institutions to meet the demands of their rapidly changing environments. In this comprehensive resource, the authors emphasize the importance of contextual planning-that is, planning based in the unique circumstances and environment of each individual institution-as the only planning approach that will yield successful results.The contributors include: Paul T. Brinkman, Ellen Earle Chaffee, Burton R. Clark, David William Cohen, Eric L. Dey, David D. Dill, Elaine El-Khawas, Rhonda Martin Epper, Peter T. Ewell, Ira Fink, Dorothy E. Finnegan, Fred J. Galloway, Harvey A. Goldstein, William H. Graves, Patricia J. Gumport, Raymond M. Haas, Terry W. Hartle, Robert G. Henshaw, Richard B. Heydinger, Sylvia Hurtado, Sarah Williams Jacobson, Dennis P. Jones, George Keller, R. Sam Larson, Bruce A. Loessin, Michael I. Luger, Theodore J. Marchese, Lisa A. Mets, James R. Mingle, Anthony W. Morgan, James L. Morrison, Anna Neumann, John L. Oberlin, Anne S. Parker, Marvin W.Peterson, Brian Pusser, Frans van Vught, and Ian Wilson.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787908492
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/18/1997
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.38 (d)

Meet the Author

MARVIN W. PETERSON is former director of the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education at the University of Michigan. DAVID D. DILL is professor of public policy analysis and education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Table of Contents

Part One: Redefining the External Context for PostsecondaryEducation
1. Understanding the Competitive Environment of the PostsecondaryKnowledge Industry(Marvin W. Peterson, David D. Dill)
2. Federal Guidance for a Changing National AgAnda(Terry W. Hartle,Fred J. Galloway)
3. State Coordination and Planning in an Age ofEntrepreneurship(James R. Mingle, Rhonda Martin Epper)
4. The Role of Intermediary Organizations(Elaine El-Khawas)
5. Effects of Competition on Diverse Institutional Contexts(DavidD. Dill)
6. Principles for Redesigning Institutions(Richard B.Heydinger)
Part Two: Redirecting Institutions Through ContextualPlanning
7. Using Contextual Planning to Transform Institutions(Marvin W.Peterson)
8. Examining What Works in Strategic Planning(Geroge Keller)
9. Focusing Institutional Mission to Provide Coherence andIntegration(David D. Dill)
10. Enhancing the Leadership Factor in Planning (Anna E. Neumann,R. Sam Larson)
11. Analyzing Environments and Developing Scenarios for UncertainTimes(James L. Morrison, Ian Wilson)
12. Creating and Changing Institutional Cultures(Ellen EarleChaffee, Sarah Williams Jacobson)
13. Organizing the Elements of Planning(Raymond M. Haas)
Part Three: Reorganizing Management Support for Planning
14. Expanding Information and Decision-Support Systems (Dennis P.Jones)
15. Changing Fiscal Strategies for Planning(Paul T. Brinkman,Anthony W. Morgan)
16. Linking Fund Raising and Development with Planning (Bruce A.Loessin)
17. Adapting Facilities for New Technologies and Learners(IraFink)
18. Planning Change Through Program Review( Lisa A. Mets)
19. Strengthening Assessment for Academic Quality Improvement(Peter T. Ewell)
20. Using Policy Analysis for Strategic Choices (Frans vanVught)
Part Four: Renewing Institutions and Planning for AcademicChallenges
21. Achieving the Goals of Multiculturalism and Diversity(SylviaHurtado, Eric L. Dey)
22. Infusing Information Technology into the Academic Process(William H. Graves, Robert G. Henshaw, John L. Oberlin, Anne S.Parker)
23. Restructuring the Academic Environment (Patricia J. Gumport,Brian Pusser)
24. Transforming Faculty Roles(Dorothy E. Finnegan)
25. Sustaining Quality Enhancement in Academic and Managerial Life(Theodore J. Marchese)
26. Assisting Economic and Business Development(Harvey A.Goldstein, Michael I. Luger)
27. Understanding the Globalization of Scholarship(David WilliamCohen)

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