ERIC Number: ED175364
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-May
Reference Count: N/A
Administrator Evaluation: Concepts, Methods, Cases in Higher Education.
Farmer, Charles H.
Designed for faculty and administration in higher education, the book describes concepts, methods, and case studies in the field of administrative assessment. The first section explores issues and perspectives in three chapters authored by Charles H. Farmer: "Why Evaluate Administrators?", "How Can Administrators be Evaluated?", and "Who Should Evaluate Administrators?" In the second section approaches to administrative evaluation are discussed in the following chapters: "Rating Scales for Evaluating Administrators" (Charles H. Farmer); "Growth Contracting for Administrator Evaluation and Development" (Neal R. Berte and Edward H. O'Neil); "The Ad Hoc Committee Model" (G. Lester Anderson); and "MBO and Administrator Evaluation" (Phillip C. Winstead). Administrator evaluation practices are covered in a third section containing: "University of Tulsa--Overrated Rating Scales" (Charles H. Farmer); "Austin College--Institution-Wide Career Development" (Dan T. Bedsole); "State University of New York--Presidential Evaluation" (Murray H. Block); and "Furman University--Institutional Planning, MBO, and Administrator Evaluation" (Phillip C. Winstead). The final section on planning a program of administrator evaluation has one chapter, "Administrator Evaluation--Building on the State of the Art" (Charles H. Farmer). Appended are descriptions of 28 administrator evaluation programs. An annotated bibliography is included, as are flow charts and a sample questionnaire rating scale. (PHR)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Guides, Administrators, Career Development, Case Studies, College Administration, College Faculty, College Planning, Committees, Contracts, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Management by Objectives, Professional Development, Questionnaires, Rating Scales
Higher Education Leadership and Management Society, Inc., Richmond, Va.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Higher Education Leadership and Management Society, Inc., Richmond, VA.
Identifiers: Austin College TX; Furman University SC; State University of New York; University of Tulsa OK