Understanding College and University Organization: Theories for Effective Policy and Practice
|Rating||:||4.90 (788 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||500 Pages|
Continuing Higher Education The book came promptly without any damage and the information is fairly easy to understand. Used this book for my continuing education and could relate the information to real-life situations.. Four Stars Hdjdir. "Organization and Governance in Higher Ed Finally Has a Flagship Text" according to JJ. Along with Volume I by the same authors, this text is a must have for higher ed professionals working or studying the organization and governance of our systems. This text is very well-structured and written. For such a dry subject, the authors frame things with case studies and real-world applications so that a student or administrator isn't left struggling to find the ties. I recommend it.
Marchese, Senior Consultant, Academic Search Consultation Service, and formerly Vice President)"This work provided our graduate students (both Master's and doctoral) with the best introduction to organizational theory and its implications for higher education leadership/management that I have ever seen. Finkelstein, College of Education and Human Services)“Anyone caring to become immersed in the nature of organizational theory, liberally illustrated by realistic cases, will better understand from these volumes what has happenednot only to a particular college or university at a point in time – but to the public’s and politician’s not always favorable perceptions of, and behaviors toward
Bess & Associates and Professor Emeritus at New York University, where he taught from 1980-2000. D. Dee is Associate Professor of Higher Education, Graduate College of Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Dr. He is the author or editor of eight books and over fifty articles and book chapters.Jay R. Bruce Johnstone is Distinguished Service Profes
This approach highlights a range of phenomena that require attention if the institution is ultimately to be considered successful.. Now available in paperback, this two-volume work is intended to help readers develop powerful new ways of thinking about organizational principles, and apply them to policy-making and management in colleges and universities.The book is written with two audiences in mind: administrative and faculty leaders in institutions of higher learning, and students (both doctoral and Master's degree) studying to become upper-level administrators, leaders, and policy makers in higher education.It systematically presents a range of theories that can be applied to many of the difficult management situations that college and university leaders encounter. It provides them with the theoretical background to knowledgeably evaluate the many new ideas that emerge in the current literature, and in workshops and conferences. While leaders may have some experience with a particular issue, their solutions are usually not informed by the accumulated wisdom of others who have already encountered and resolv