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ERIC Number: ED367403
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Changing Managerial Imperatives. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 84.
Alfred, Richard L., Ed.; Carter, Patricia, Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n84 Win 1993
Intended as a forum for the discussion of governance and management in community colleges, this book details current trends in management approaches at the institutions, provides a practical description of management roles and responsibilities for college faculty and staff, and examines critical issues facing leaders engaged in management transformation. The following nine chapters are included: (1) "Rethinking the Business of Management," by Richard L. Alfred and Patricia Carter; (2) "Adapting Institutional Structure and Culture to Change," by Robert E. Parilla; (3) "From Boxing to Ballet: Remaking a Community College," by Garth Jackson and Nancy Moulton; (4) "Managing Uncertainty: Thinking and Planning Strategically," by Albert L. Lorenzo; (5) "Quality-Focused Management," by Robbie Lee Needham; (6) "Students First! Reconceptualizing Support Services," by James L. Hudgins, Sandi Oliver, and Starnell K. Williams; (7) "New Players in Management," by Ruth Burgos-Sasscer; (8) "Leadership in the Learning Organization," by Margaret Gratton; and (9) "Sources and Information: The Dynamics of Change in Managerial Responsibilities and Roles," by David Deckelbaum. (BCY)
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrative Organization, Administrative Policy, Administrative Principles, Administrator Role, Change Strategies, College Administration, Community Colleges, Governance, Leadership Responsibility, Management Systems, Organizational Change, Organizational Development, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass, Inc., Publishers, 350 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94101-1342 (publication no. USPS 121-710: $15.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.