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The New Academic

Author : Shelda Debowski
ISBN : 9780335245369
Genre : Education
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This new text is focused on providing new academics with a realistic and practical guide as to how to survive and thrive in an academic setting.

Developing Generic Support For Doctoral Students

Author : Susan Carter
ISBN : 9781317698500
Genre : Education
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This multidisciplinary, multi-voiced book looks at the practice and pedagogy of generic, across-campus support for doctoral students. With a global imperative for increased doctoral completions, universities around the world are providing more generic support. This book represents collegial cross-fertilisation focussed on generic pedagogy, provided by contributors who are practitioners working and researching at the pan-disciplinary level which complements supervision. In the UK, funding for two weeks annual training in transferable skills for each doctoral scholarship recipient has caused an explosion of such teaching, which is now flourishing elsewhere too; for example, endorsed by the Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate in the USA and developed extensively in Australia. Generic doctoral support is expanding, yet is a relatively new kind of teaching, practised extensively only in the last decade and with its own ethical, practical and pedagogical complexities. These raise a number of questions: How is generic support funded and situated within institutions? Should some sessions be compulsory for doctoral students? Where do the boundaries lie between what can be taught generically or left to supervisors as discipline-specific? To what extent is generic work pastoral? What are its main benefits? Its challenges? Its objectives? Over the last two decades supervision has been investigated and theorised as a teaching practice, a discussion this book extends to generic doctoral support. This edited book has contributions from a wide range of authors and includes short inset narratives from academic authorities, accumulatively enabling discussion of practice and the establishment of a benchmark for this growing topic.

The Resource Handbook For Academic Deans

Author : Laura L. Behling
ISBN : 9781118720516
Genre : Education
File Size : 64. 64 MB
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The Resource Handbook for Academic Deans, ThirdEdition This thoroughly revised volume is written by and for academicadministrators. Each chapter explores a particular challenge orissue that has been identified by the American Conference ofAcademic Deans (ACAD) members as most relevant in their role asacademic leaders, then provides practical step-by-step guidancethat can help deans navigate even the toughest of situations. “There is no map for thriving as a dean, but this handbookoffers an essential guidebook and compass for the journey. Bothinformed and inspired, it is above all humane in presenting thepurpose, practice, and privilege of a dean’s goodwork.” —William J. Craft, president, Concordia College “Academic deans, both new and seasoned, will benefitenormously from this collection of ruminations by experienced andsuccessful academic leaders on the issues that are most prominentand often most vexing for those who enter the arena of academicleadership. For newcomers to the deanery, this handbook will be aneye-opener; and for veteran deans, a helpful reminder of both firstprinciples and best practices.” —Richard Ekman, president, The Council ofIndependent Colleges “ACAD meetings and electronic communications are marked bycollaboration and by sharing means for encouraging faculty andstudent success. The handbook exemplifies that spirit ofcollaboration as members articulate their candid and helpfulrecommendations for enhancing work with faculty andstudents.” —Scott E. Evenbeck, president, Stella and CharlesGuttman Community College “ACAD has created an extraordinary resource for the entirepostsecondary community. For new and seasoned deans alike, the ACADhandbook offers a wealth of generous, wise, and practical guidance.Presenting lessons learned both from lived experiences and fromorganizational scholarship, the handbook will help deans succeed intheir myriad essential roles.” —Carol Geary Schneider, president, Association ofAmerican Colleges and Universities American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD) is anonprofit individual membership organization dedicated to theprofessional development of academic leaders. ACAD’s missionis to assist these leaders as they advance in careers dedicated tothe ideals of liberal education.

The Oxford Handbook Of Innovation Management

Author : Mark Dodgson
ISBN : 9780199694945
Genre : Business & Economics
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While innovation is widely recognized as being critical to organizational success and the well-being of societies, it requires careful management to ensure that innovation processes have the best possible impact. This volume provides a wide range of perspectives on the nature of innovation management and its influences.

Handbook Of Strategic Alliances

Author : Oded Shenkar
ISBN : 9781452264028
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 72. 20 MB
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The Handbook of Strategic Alliances covers state-of-the-art research on strategic alliances and serves to pave the road for future alliance research. Little is understood about the specific managerial challenges involved in establishing and operating alliances from their initial setup and throughout their life cycle. The Handbook is intended to fill this gap by looking inside some of the "black boxes" that have been acknowledged in the alliance literature but seldom opened. Leading scholars and practitioners from around the globe chart the alliance literature, its evolution, current state, and future course.

Handbook Of Strategic Management Second Edition

Author : Jack Rabin
ISBN : 0824703391
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 82. 88 MB
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Revised and updated for the second edition, the Handbook of Strategic Management provides a set of broad-based bibliographic essays on strategic management. It covers synoptic approaches, complexity theory, organizational capacity, financing strategy, networks, and chaos theory and offers an in-depth look the use of strategic management in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. The National Institute of Personnel Management called this book "...the most comprehensive single-source treatment of strategic management." New topics discuss the role of strategic management in political decision making, uncertainty, the absence of strategy, productivity, teamwork, leadership, and change.

Handbook Of Strategic Enrollment Management

Author : Don Hossler
ISBN : 9781118819531
Genre : Education
File Size : 35. 22 MB
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Improve student enrollment outcomes and meet institutional goalsthrough the effective management of student enrollments. Published with the American Association for CollegiateRegistrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), the Handbook ofStrategic Enrollment Management is the comprehensivetext on the policies, strategies, practices that shapepostsecondary enrollments. This volume combines relevant theoriesand research, with applied chapters on the management of officessuch as admissions, financial aid, and the registrar to provide acomprehensive guide to the complex world of Strategic EnrollmentManagement (SEM). SEM focuses on achieving enrollment goals, andsustaining institutional revenue and serving the needs of students.It provides insights into the ways SEM is practiced acrossfour-year institutions, community colleges, and professionalschools. More than just an enhanced approach to admissions and financialaid, SEM examines the student's entire educational cycle. Fromentry through graduation, this volume helps SEM professionals andgraduate students interested in enrollment management to anticipatechange and balancing the goals of revenue, access, diversity, andprestige. The Handbook of Strategic EnrollmentManagement: Provides an overview of the thinking of leading practitionersthat comprise SEM organizations, including marketing, recruitment,and admissions; tuition pricing; financial aid; the registrar'srole, academic advising; and, retention Includes up-to-date research on current issues in SEM includingcollege choice, financial aid, student persistence, and theeffective use of technology Guides readers creating strategic enrollment organizations thatfit the unique history, culture, and policy context of yourcampus Strategic enrollment management has become one of the mostimportant administrative areas in postsecondary education, and itis being adopted in countries around the globe. The Handbook ofStrategic Enrollment Management is for anyone in enrollmentmanagement, admissions, financial aid, registration and records,orientation, marketing, and institutional research who wish toenhance the health and vitality of his or her institution. It isalso an excellent text for graduate programs in higher educationand student affairs.

Internationalisation Of European Higher Education An Eua Aca Handbook

Author : Michael Gaebel
ISBN : 3818305439
Genre : Education, Higher
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The Oxford Handbook Of Strategy

Author : David O. Faulkner
ISBN : 0199275211
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 80. 64 MB
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Presents an analysis of how thinking on strategy has evolved and what are the likely developments. This work includes chapters on six key areas: Approaches to Strategy, Strategic Analysis and Formulation, Corporate Strategy; International Strategy; Strategies of Organizational Change; and Strategic Flexibility and Uncertainty.

The Sage Handbook Of New Approaches In Management And Organization

Author : Daved Barry
ISBN : 9781446204078
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 51. 57 MB
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Ten years ago, critical theory and postmodernism were considered new and emerging theories in business and management. What will be the next new important theories to shape the field? In one edited volume, Daved Barry and Hans Hansen have commissioned new chapters that will allow readers to stay one step ahead of the latest thinking. Contributors draw on research and practice to introduce ideas that are considered 'fringe' and controversial today, but may be key theoretical contributions tomorrow. Each chapter sets these ideas in their historical context, lays out the key theoretical positions taken by each new approach and makes it clear why these approaches are different to more mainstream concepts. Throughout, contributors refer to existing studies that show how these developing themes will change the business and management arena. Researchers, teachers and advanced students who are interested in the future of Business and Management scholarship will want to read this Handbook.

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