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Understanding College and University Organization: The state of the system
By:James L. Bess,Jay R. Dee
Published on 2008 by Stylus Publishing, LLC.

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. The purpose is to help leaders develop their own effective management style and approaches, and feel confident that their actions are informed by appropriate theory and knowledge of the latest research in the field. Without theory, organizational leaders are forced to treat each problem that they encounter as unique, as if it were a first time occurrence. 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 resolved similar situations. The authors approach the theory of the organization and administration of colleges and universities from three quite different perspectives, or paradigms, each relying on different assumptions about the |reality| of organizational life in colleges and universities.

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Book which was published by Stylus Publishing, LLC. since 2008 have ISBNs, ISBN 13 Code is 9781579221317 and ISBN 10 Code is 1579221319

Book which have "462 Pages" is Printed at BOOK under CategoryEducation

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