ERIC Number: EJ465668
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
The Cost of Academic Leadership: Department Chair Stress.
Gmelch, Walter H.; Burns, John S.
Innovative Higher Education, v17 n4 p259-70 Sum 1993
A study of 564 college and university department heads investigated the most stressful situations, emergent themes, and differences between department chair and faculty stressors. Most stress came from heavy workload, time pressures, confrontations with colleagues, organizational constraints, and faculty duties. Faculty and administrative pressures compounded each other. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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