9780674023154

The College Administrator's Survival Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780674023154

  • ISBN10:

    0674023153

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/30/2006
  • Publisher: Harvard Univ Pr

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Summary

"In this book, an advisor on academic administration offers insights, analysis, and advice on handling complaints, negotiating disagreements, dealing with accusations of unethical behavior, and coping with difficult people. C. K. Gunsalus uses scenarios based on real-life cases, and examples from negotiation, intellectual property law, and child-rearing, to help guide both novice and experienced academic administrators through the everyday dilemmas of management in not-entirely-manageable environments."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(9)
Embrace Your Fate
10(34)
Know Your Colleagues
44(22)
Negotiation
66(30)
Complaints
96(23)
Bullies
119(22)
When Not to Improvise
141(30)
Violations
171(41)
Centering
212(15)
For Further Reading 227(4)
Credits 231(2)
Acknowledgments 233(6)
Index 239

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