Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services: Reallocating Resources to Achieve Strategic Balance / Edition 2

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Overview

This newly revised best-selling classic Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services continues to offer a proven step-by-step approach to reallocating resources in tough times. This updated text includes templates, available also online, for prioritizing communications plans to ensure more successful campus implementation and to avoid mistakes. Based on the author's extensive consulting experiences including serving several hundred two- and four-year colleges and corporations ranging from hospitals to bank holding companies, this revised edition is necessary and timely for the current economic concerns affecting colleges and universities.

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Provides college and university administrators with a straightforward method for determining which programs and services are the most efficient, effective, and central to institutional mission, with guidance on reallocating resources where needed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470559680
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/26/2010
  • Edition description: Revised and Updated
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 229
  • Sales rank: 269,247
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT C. DICKESON is senior vice president for Corporate Advancement of USA Group, Inc. He heads the USA Group Foundation-a philanthropic organization dedicated to improving higher education. He is president emeritus of the University of Northern Colorado.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition ix

Foreword to the First Edition Stanley O. Ikenberry xiii

Preface to the First Edition xvii

About the Author xxv

1 Recognizing the Need for Reform 1

2 Identifying Responsible Leadership 25

3 Reaffirming Institutional Mission 37

4 Defining What Constitutes a Program 53

5 Selecting Appropriate Criteria 65

6 Measuring, Analyzing, Prioritizing 89

7 Anticipating Process Issues 105

8 Implementing Program Decisions 123

9 Achieving Strategic Balance 139

Resource A Outsourcing Practices in Higher Education 151

Resource B Sample Process Agenda Adopted by a Land-Grant University 155

Resource C Criteria for Measuring Administrative Programs 161

Resource D Case Studies: Excerpts from Implementation Plans 165

Resource E Sources of Hidden Costs 183

Resource F Model Communication Plan 187

Resource G Prioritization Process and Implementation 191

Reference 213

Index 221

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