Leading from the middle : a case-study approach to academic leadership for associate deans /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Stone, Tammy, 1961-
Corporate Authors: American Council on Education, ebrary, Inc
Other Authors: Coussons-Read, Mary Elizabeth
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2011]
Series:American Council on Education series on higher education (2009)
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Academic leadership for associate deans: a case study approach and this book as a toolkit
  • Are you ready to visit the dark side: becoming an associate dean
  • Stepping up to leadership with your head and your heart
  • Working with the realities of your dean's leadership and management style
  • Changing behavior in an atmosphere of no accountability
  • Something old, something new: working with department chairs and the faculty as an associate dean-- Communicating effectively: say what you mean and mean what you say
  • Dealing with conflict between and within units
  • Trouble in paradise: dealing with departmental dysfunction acting as a caretaker of a stable unit
  • The inmates are running the asylum: getting hostile and unproductive faculty and staff on board
  • I know your parents think you are brilliant but you still have to follow the rules: working with students in an atmosphere of entitlement
  • Call me when the fire trucks have left: defining and responding to crisis
  • Meet and greet: making connections outside your school
  • Adapting to change while keeping your sense of humor
  • Burning from both ends: drawing boundaries and defending balance
  • Moving on: life after being an associate dean
  • Lessons learned: distillation of principles of leading from the middle.