ERIC Number: EJ549288
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Peer Support Group Needed to Guide Organizational Change Processes.
Austin, Michael J.
New Directions for Higher Education, n98 p57-66 Sum 1997
A support group formed by three deans of social work schools and sustained over a seven-year period of change for each institution helped each dean address issues in organizational change. Agenda topics included tenure and promotion, selecting senior administrators, dealing with faculty conflict, managing budgets, responding to student concerns, and finding time to consider future directions. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Administrator Selection, Budgeting, Change Strategies, College Administration, College Planning, Conflict Resolution, Deans, Faculty College Relationship, Higher Education, Leadership, Organizational Change, Peer Influence, Peer Relationship, Personnel Policy, Professional Education, Social Support Groups, Social Work, Strategic Planning, Student Needs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "The Professional School Dean: Meeting the Leadership Challenges" Number 98.