ERIC Number: ED273218
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
ASHE Reader on Organization and Governance in Higher Education. Third Edition. ASHE Reader Series.
Peterson, Marvin W., Ed.
An anthology of supplementary text material on organization and governance in higher education is presented for use in graduate courses in the field of higher education administration. The chapters are divided into three sections: organization, governance, and responses to internal and external pressures. Chapter titles and personal/corporate authors are as follows: "Alternative Models of Governance in Higher Education" (J. Victor Baldridge, David V. Curtis, George P. Ecker, Gary L. Riley); "Administrative and Professional Authority" (Amitai Etzioni); "The Organizational Saga in Higher Education" (Burton R. Clark); "Educational Organizations as Loosely Coupled Systems" (Karl E. Weick); "The Processes of Choice" (Michael D. Cohen, James G. March); "Organizational Culture in the Study of Higher Education" (Andrew T. Masland); "Performance and Paralysis: The Organizational Context of the American Research University" (Daniel Alpert); "Measuring Organizational Effectiveness in Institutions of Higher Education" (Kim S. Cameron); "Emerging Developments in the Study of Organizations" (J. March); "Emerging Developments in Postsecondary Organization Theory and Research: Fragmentation or Integration" (Marvin W. Peterson); "Evolution of University Organization" (E. D. Duryea); "Process of Academic Governance" (Kenneth P. Mortimer, T. R. McConnell); from "The Control of the Campus: A Report on the Governance of Higher Education" (The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching); "Trustee-President Authority Relations" (Robert E. Cleary); "The College Presidency: Yesterday and Today" (Joseph F. Kauffman); "Leadership in an Organized Anarchy" (Michael D. Cohen, J. March); "Faculty Organization and Authority" (B. Clark); "1982 Recommended Institutional Regulations on Academic Freedom and Tenure" (American Association of University Professors); "Senates and Unions: Unexpected Peaceful Conexistence" (Frank R. Kemerer, J. Baldridge); "The Role of Rationality in University Budgeting" (Ellen E. Chaffee); "Power and Centrality in the Allocation of Resources in Colleges and Universities" (Judith D. Hackman); "Institutional Environments and Resource Dependence: Sources of Administrative Structure in Institutions of Higher Education" (Pamela S. Tolbert); "System Arguments for Diversity" (Robert Birnbaum); "Demographic and Related Issues for Higher Education in the 1980s (Lyman A. Glenny); from "Challenge: Coordination and Governance in the '80s--A Report on Issues and Directions in Statewide Coordination and Governance of Postsecondary Education in the 1980s" (Education Commission of the States); "Organizational Adaptation and Higher Education" (K. Cameron); "Strategic Planning for Higher Education" (Philip Kotler, Patrick E. Murphy); "Matching Managerial Strategies to Conditions of Decline" (K. Cameron, Ray Zammuto); and "Organizational Decline: A Neglected Topic in Organizational Science" (David A. Whetten). A list of other collections and monograph series that would be appropriate for graduate courses is included. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Anthologies, Board Administrator Relationship, Budgeting, College Administration, College Governing Councils, College Planning, College Presidents, Governance, Higher Education, Leadership Responsibility, Organizational Effectiveness, Organizational Theories, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Retrenchment, School Organization, Statewide Planning, Tenure, Unions
Ginn Press, 191 Spring Street, Lexington, MA 02173 ($24.00, complimentary desk copy with 10 or more).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for the Study of Higher Education.