Managing Successful Universities

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-12-01
  • Publisher: Open University Press

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"This book seeks to define good management in a university context and how it can contribute to university success. It draws on the literature of management in the private sector as well as from higher education, and from the experience of the author. Managing Successful Universities demonstrates how successful universities utilise the market to reinforce academic excellence."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Michael Shattock is a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Education, University of London and Joint Director of the new MBA in higher education management. He was previously Registrar of the University of Warwick. He has published widely in higher education and is well known both as a successful manager in higher education and for his high profile inquiries into institutional governance and management issues.

Table of Contents

What are the characteristics of the successful university?
Strategic management in universities
Managing university finance
The academic context
organization, collegiality and leadership
Good governance
Extending the boundaries
Building an image
establishing a reputation
Turning round failure or arresting decline
Inhibitions to becoming entrepreneurial
Managing universities for success

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