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Author Davis, James R., 1936-

Title Learning to lead : a handbook for postsecondary administrators / James R. Davis
Published Westport, CT : Praeger, 2003


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Description xvi, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Series American Council on Education/Praeger series on higher education
American Council on Education/Praeger series on higher education.
Contents Introduction: The Need for Institution-Wide Leadership -- Pt. I. Understanding the Context for Leadership -- Ch. 1. Leadership and Administration: Building Practical Definitions -- Ch. 2. Institutional Structure and Mission: Knowing Your Place in Time and Space -- Pt. II. Building the Skills for Leadership -- Ch. 3. Program Planning and Review: Exerting Influence and Maintaining Accountability -- Ch. 4. Meetings, Groups, and Teams: Learning to Collaborate -- Ch. 5. Communication and Conflict Resolution: Finding Agreement -- Ch. 6. Problem Solving and Decision Making: Employing Rational, Legal, and Ethical Criteria -- Ch. 7. Financial Management: Seeing Dollars Everywhere -- Ch. 8. Change: Moving Forward Gracefully -- Ch. 9. Positive Work Environments: Managing People and Encouraging Development -- Pt. III. Continuing to Learn about Leadership -- Ch. 10. Perpetual Learning and Personal Renewal: Shaping the Leader Within -- App. Directory of Resources
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education, Higher -- Administration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Educational leadership -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
LC no. 2002029866
ISBN 1573564974 alkaline paper