ERIC Number: EJ647010
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
The Real Work of Department Chair.
Bowman, Richard F., Jr.
Clearing House, v75 n3 p158-62 Jan-Feb 2002
Argues that secondary and post secondary academic department chairs are both managers and leaders whose real work is to manage conversational inquiry that engages others in creating possibilities, breakthroughs, and a sustainable future for their common enterprise. Describes leadership capabilities demanded by this work; well-honed communication skills, problem-solving skills, conflict-resolution skills, cultural management skills, coaching skills and transition management skills. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: Applying Constructivism.