ERIC Number: ED184472
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
The Dilemma of the Deanship.
Griffiths, Daniel E., Ed.; McCarty, Donald J., Ed.
Distinguished scholars, through various theoretical and research approaches, provide their findings about the deanships in schools of education. Designed for administrators and students of higher education, this book defines problems and issues of deanship. Various types are outlined: liberal arts, professional school, business, and education deanships. Chapters include: Programmatic Research on the Deanship: Rationale and Strategy (Jack Culbertson); Research and Theory in the Administration of Higher Education (Daniel E. Griffiths); Strategies for Implementing Inter-Institutional Research Programs (Paula F. Silver; Schools, Colleges, and Departments of Education as Complex Organizations: Demographic and Contextual Features (David L. Clark and Egon G. Guba); The Education Deanship: Who Is the Dean? (Frederick R. Cyphert and Nancy Lusk Zimpher); Some Notes on Deans as Individuals and the Role of the Dean (Arthur Coladarci); Deans as Individuals-in-Organizations (Doris W. Ryan); Schools of Education as Complex Organizations (David D. Dill); Schools of Education as Organizations-in-Environments (Donald J. McCarty); Organizational Change in Schools of Education: A Review of Several Models and an Agenda of Research (Joseph B. Giacquinta); and The Deanship: An Unstable Craft (William R. Dill). The final chapter, From Here to There, offers a summary as well as suggestions for further research. Each chapter provides a conclusion as well as references. An index is provided. (LC)
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrative Organization, Administrative Problems, Administrator Characteristics, College Administration, Deans, Higher Education, Institutional Environment, Organizational Climate, Organizational Development, Research Needs, Schools of Education
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