Governance in the Twenty-First-Century University: Approaches to Effective Leadership and Strategic Management. ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report. Volume 30, Number 1. J-B ASHE Higher Education Report Series (AEHE)

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  • 160 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Explores approaches to effective leadership and strategic management in the twenty–first century university that recognize and respond to the perceptions and attitudes of university leaders toward institutional structures. It examines the differences between treating universities as businesses and managing universities in a businesslike manner, what kinds of leadership will best address challenges, and how to gain consensus among constituents that change is needed. From historical background to modern e–learning techniques, we look at governance to find systems that are effectively structured to balance the needs of students, educators, administrators, trustees, and legislators.
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Trends in University Governance.

Challenges to University Governance Structures.

Governance Structures in Historical Perspective.

Governance, Management, and Leadership.

Depicting Institutional Structure.

Shared Governance.

AAUP Versus AGB Perceptions.

Accountability and Program Review.

Structural and Cultural Elements of Governance.

Organizational Culture.

Trustees Perspectives.

Organizational Culture and Governance.

Competing Perspectives and Expectations.

Expectations of Faculty, Administrators, and Trustees.

Facing the Fundamental Challenges.

Governance from a Presidential Perspective.

Evolving Issues in the Twenty–First–Century University.

A Port for Every Pillow.

Organizational Learning, Leadership, and Change.

The George Mason Case.

The Case of the Institutes of Business at the.

University of the West Indies Governance: State and Campus Surveys.

Toward a More Effective System.

Governance: Attitudes and Perceptions.

Emphases Emerging from the Literature.

Governance and Teaching and Learning.

The Environmental Context for Education.

Organizational Culture and Learning.

Governance, Information Technology, and Distance Education.

The Impact of Information Technologies.

New Models of Higher Education.

Governance Structures and Educational Technologies.

E–Learning: Policy Issues and Impact.

Resource Allocation and Governance.

Responsibility–Centered Management.

Performance–Based Program Budgeting: The Basic Questions.

Caveats and Adjustments to Responsibility–Centered Management.

A Revised Model of Governance Structure in the. Twenty–First–Century University.

Appendix A: Public and Private University Enrollments, 1998.

Appendix B: Survey of University Governance.

Appendix C: Organizational Culture and Governance.


Name Index.

Subject Index.

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DENNIS J. GAYLE is senior advistor to the vice chancellor and professor of strategic international business at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

BHOENDRADATT TEWARIE is prinicipal and vice chancellor of the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

A. QUINTON WHITE, JR. is professor of marine science at Jacksonville University in Florida, where he established the major in marine science, served as department chair and chair of the Division of Sciences and Mathematics, and served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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