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ERIC Number: ED476125
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 251
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-882982-53-3
Managing People: A Guide for Department Chairs and Deans.
Leaming, Deryl R., Ed.
This book is a collection of essays by experienced department chairs, deans, and vice-presidents. Each essay discusses a different aspect of people management in higher education, explaining the issues and offering suggestions and resources. The chapters are: (1) "Understanding Yourself" (Deryl R. Leaming); (2) "Understanding and Communicating with Others" (Daniel W. Wheeler); (3) "Establishing a Positive Leadership Approach" (Lynn M. Little); (4) "Creating Consensus among Faculty" (Deryl R. Leaming); (5) "Using Meetings To Create Cohesion" (Joan DeQuire North); (6) "Winning Over Your Detractors" (Thomas R. McDaniel); (7) "Stripping Away Negative Defenses" (Elliott A. Pood); (8) "Handling Conflict with Difficult Faculty" (Ben Bissell); (9) "Dealing with Troubled Faculty" (Howard B. Altman); (10) "Improving the Odds of Hiring the Right Person" (Baron Perlman and Lee I. McCann); (11) "Using Evaluation To Enhance Faculty Performance and Satisfaction" (Nancy Van Note Chism); (12) "Building and Maintaining Morale" (Deryl R. Leaming); and (13) "Putting All the Pieces Together To Be a Better People Manager and Leader" (Deryl R. Leaming). (Contains 128 references.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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