ERIC Number: ED410831
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Working in Higher Education.
Cuthbert, Rob, Ed.
This collection contains 14 papers that focus on the work and workers in higher education (HE) from a British perspective for the purpose of encouraging further research, study and debate in the exploration of the dynamics within HE. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 addresses the workers, part 2 the work, and part 3 the work context. The papers are: (1) "Working in Higher Education" (Rob Cuthbert); (2) "Academic Staff: Information and Data" (Brian Ramsden); (3) "Managing the Employment Relationship in Higher Education: Quo Vadis?" (Ewart Keep and others); (4)"Does It Pay to Work in Universities?" (Helen Murlis and Frank Hartle); (5) "Which of Us Has a Brilliant Career?: Notes from a Higher Education Survivor" (Gaby Weiner); (6) "New Liberty, New Discipline: Academic Work in the New Higher Education" (Richard Winter); (7) "Professors and Professionals: On Changing Boundaries" (Sheila Corrall and Ray Lester); (8) "Managing How Academics Manage" (R. J. Johnston); (9) "Work's Committees" (Ian McNay); (10) "Geographical Transitions" (Michael Bradford); (11) "Just Like the Novels?: Researching the Occupational Culture(s) of Higher Education" (Sara Delamont); (12) "Which Academic Profession Are You in?" (Oliver Fulton); (13) "Autonomy, Bureaucracy and Competition: the ABC of Control in Higher Education" (Marie Thorne and Rob Cuthbert); and (14) "All Work and No Play" (Rob Cuthbert). (Contains approximately 375 references.) (DM)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Career Development, College Administration, College Faculty, Compensation (Remuneration), Employment Patterns, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Geography, Higher Education, Human Resources, Quality of Working Life, Research, Social Science Research, Students, Time Management, Work Environment
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom