Faculty Incivility: The Rise of the Academic Bully Culture and What to Do about It / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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.
About the Author
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.
Table of Contents
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.