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

ISBN-10:
0470197668
ISBN-13:
9780470197660
Pub. Date:
02/28/2008
Publisher:
Wiley

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Overview

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

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
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 877,098
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

The Authors

Darla Twale is a professor of higher education administration at the University of Dayton.
Barbara De Luca is an associate professor in educational administration at the University of Dayton.

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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 Organizationand Governance Structure.

5. Enabling Structure and Process: The Academic Culture.

Part II: Pinpointing Causes.

6. The Changing Face of Academe as a PrecipitatingCircumstance.

7. Corporate Culture in Academe as a PrecipitatingCircumstance.

Part III: Addressing Faculty Incivility and the AcademicBully Culture.

8. Characterizing the Bully Culture.

9. Challenging the Academic Bully Culture.

Epilogue.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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