ERIC Number: EJ524664
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Strategies for Hard Times in Higher Education.
Desfosses, Louis R.
CUPA Journal, v47 n1 p13-19 Spr 1996
Planning and management strategies used in the private sector have practical applications for higher education in a period of systemic and organizational stress. Promising strategies include organizational delayering; employee empowerment; boundless thinking, problem-solving teams; accelerated processes; quality management and improvement; and stretch goals. Matrix-structured management also provides organizational flexibility. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, College Administration, Educational Trends, Goal Orientation, Higher Education, Institutional Survival, Job Development, Management Systems, Organizational Change, Personnel Management, Problem Solving, Quality Control, Retrenchment, School Personnel, Staff Development, Strategic Planning, Teamwork, Total Quality Management, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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