Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Management by Margaret J. J. Barr, Margaret J. Barr
Newly appointed academic managers are often unsure how to effectively manage their department's fiscal affairs. The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Management is specifically designed for administrators who need guidance for managing the fiscal resources of a department or unit. Using this book, administrators can learn to better understand the broad fiscal context of their institutions and thereby master their own role and function within the institution.
Margaret J. Barr is professor emerita in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. In her academic career she has been responsible for operating budget supervision and has supervised operating budgets for both general and auxiliary enterprises. She is the author or editor of numerous books and monographs including The Handbook of Student Affairs Administration, Second Edition, with Mary K. Desler (Jossey-Bass, 2000).