ERIC Number: ED251057
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
College and University Organization: Insights from the Behavioral Sciences.
Bess, James L., Ed.
The organization and administration of colleges and universities are discussed in 10 papers representing varied perspectives of the most current theories of organizational behavior. Titles and authors are as follows: "Maps and Gaps in the Study of College and University Organization" (James L. Bess); "Contradictions in a Community of Scholars: The Cohesion-Accuracy Tradeoff" (Karl E. Weick); "Models of the Organizational Life Cycle: Applications to Higher Education" (Kim S. Cameron, David A. Whetten); "Motivation Research Versus the Art of Faculty Management" (Barry M. Staw); "Motivation Enhancement Through Work Redesign" (Greg R. Oldham, Carol T. Kulik); "Job Satisfaction and Role Clarity Among University and College Faculty" (Edwin A. Locke, William Fitzpatrick, Frank M. White); "Leaders and Leadership in Academe" (Victor H. Vroom); "Decision Style and Organizational Behavior: Implications for Academia" (Michael Driver); "Strategy Formation in the University Setting" (Cynthia Hardy, Ann Langley, Henry Mintzberg, Janet Rose); and "Doing New Things in Old Ways: The Chains of Socialization" (John Van Maanen). (SW)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Change Strategies, College Administration, College Environment, College Faculty, Decision Making, Employment Practices, Faculty College Relationship, Financial Problems, Higher Education, Job Satisfaction, Leadership Styles, Organizational Theories, Personnel Management, Productivity, Scholarship, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Role
New York University Press, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 (hardbound, $24.00 (ISBN-0-8147-1049-2); paperback, $15.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: EXXON Education Foundation, New York, NY.; Association for the Study of Higher Education.; New York Univ., NY.