How Academic Leadership Works: Understanding Success and Failure in the College Presidency / Edition 1

How Academic Leadership Works: Understanding Success and Failure in the College Presidency / Edition 1

by Robert Birnbaum
ISBN-10:
155542466X
ISBN-13:
9781555424664
Pub. Date:
09/16/1992
Publisher:
Wiley
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How Academic Leadership Works: Understanding Success and Failure in the College Presidency / Edition 1

This book reveals the complex factors that influence the real and perceived effectiveness of academic leaders. It shows that the qualities commonly thought to be indicators of good leadership are irrelevant and often counterproductive. It explains that successful academic leadership can be defined by the extent to which strategic constituencies?faculty, students, and others who share in campus leadership?support the president.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555424664
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/16/1992
Series: Higher & Adult Education
Edition description: 1st
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

The Nature of Academic Leadership.

Sources of Effective Leadership.

Improving Academic Leadership.

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