ERIC Number: ED350049
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Cultural Leadership: Inside America's Community Colleges.
Baker, George A., III; And Others
Contending that the relationship between leadership and the creation and management of institutional culture is critical to the future success of community colleges, this book explores theory, research, and practice associated with this perspective. The following chapters are provided: (1) "Creative Cultures: Toward a New Paradigm," by George A. Baker, III; (2) "Community College Climate: The Signature of a Movement," by Baker; (3) "Creating, Managing, and Transforming Community College Culture: Presidential Perspectives," by Charlotte Biggerstaff; (4) "Culture and Communication," by Tessa Martinez Tagle; (5) "Empowering the Leadership Team," by Mary Ann Roe; (6) "Instructional Leadership: Building a Culture of Excellence in the Teaching-Learning Community," by Rosemary Gillett-Karam and Eli Pena; (7) "An Organizational Culture Consciously Shaped To Foster Creativity and Innovation," by Michele Nelson; (8) "Cultural Leadership: The Founder," by Phyllis Barber; (9) "Cultural Leadership: The Successor," by Barber; (10) "Culture, Leadership, and Organizational Systems," by G. Allan Clark; and (11) "The Future of the Community College in Evolution: Approaches to Analysis of Organizational Culture and Functioning," by Baker. A 286-item bibliography is included. (MPH)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrator Role, Administrators, Change Agents, Change Strategies, College Administration, College Environment, Community Colleges, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Context, Cultural Influences, Culture, Educational Change, Leaders, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Models, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate, Theory Practice Relationship, Two Year Colleges
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges (AACJC), Publicatons Sales, P.O. Box 1737, Salisbury, MD 21802 ($27.50; $23 for AACJC members).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.
Note: Published by the Community College Press.