ERIC Number: ED289404
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
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The Academic Dean: Dove, Dragon, and Diplomat.
Tucker, Allan; Bryan, Robert A.
Written for deans in colleges and universities of all sizes and types, this book examines a number of management issues and provides advice on recognizing and solving problems that face academic administrators who have several departments or divisions under their jurisdiction. The book is divided into ten chapters: (1) The Perfect Dean; (2) Dividing the Budget among Academic Departments and Programs; (3) Department Chairpersons and the Dean; (4) Performance and Evaluation of Chairpersons through the Dean's Eyes; (5) Dealing with the Faculty; (6) Dealing with the Students; (7) Relations with Presidents, Provosts, Vice Presidents, and Other Deans; (8) Frustrations with Institutional Support Staff; (9) Interaction with the External Public: Alumni, Parents, Trustees, and Legislators; and (10) Epilogue: "How Am I Doing?" A bibliography and index are appended. (KM)
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Budgeting, College Administration, College Faculty, College Presidents, College Students, Department Heads, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, Organizational Communication, Public Relations, School Community Relationship, Teacher Administrator Relationship
Macmillan Publishing Co., 866 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Books
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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