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ERIC Number: EJ851130
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Dec
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1358-3883
Academic Leaders as Thermostats
Kekale, Jouni
Tertiary Education and Management, v9 n4 p281-298 Dec 2003
University of Jones launched a two-year development and training project on academic management and leadership in the beginning of 2002. Open seminars were arranged for heads for departments, deans and administrative managers. In addition, personnel administration started pilot projects with two departments in co-operation with the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health. The idea was to develop both (a) leadership and management and (b) division of work, workability and workplace health. The author's book Academic Leadership (Nova Science Publishers, New York) provides a background for this practical development project. The article deals with academic leadership, leadership philosophy and the system of personnel management at the University of Jones, the development projects, and lessons learned from them so far.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland