skip to content
A creature of our own making : reflections on contemporary academic life Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A creature of our own making : reflections on contemporary academic life

Author: Gary A Olson
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Olson, Gary A., 1954-
Creature of our own making.
Albany : State University of New York Press, [2013], ©2013
(DLC) 2012015508
(OCoLC)793169751
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary A Olson
ISBN: 9781438445793 1438445792 9781461919438 1461919436
OCLC Number: 828868923
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 197 pages)
Contents: What conspiracy? --
Avoiding academe's ax murderers --
How to get what you want in academe --
That's your opinion --
Holding ourselves accountable --
If universities were democracies --
Creating a culture of mutual respect --
A culture of openness --
To party, or not to party --
Yes, big brother is watching --
How to join the dark side --
The importance of protocol --
The administrator as magician --
The burden of confidentiality --
Avoiding the hunker-down strategy --
Resist the rush to judgment in disputes --
Why rules matter --
We can't do that here --
The delicate art of rejection --
Let's just do our jobs --
The cost of doing business --
The unkindest cut of all --
If only I knew then --
Carnegie matters --
Growing pains --
Why universities specialize --
Why universities reorganize --
The importance of external boards --
Certifying online research --
Why universities are streamlining their curricula --
Should we ditch football? --
How not to reform humanities scholarship --
The limits of academic freedom --
Exactly what is "shared governance"? --
When to dissolve a faculty senate --
It is who you know, and who knows you --
Praising you as we should --
How we value faculty work --
We really like you --
A creature of our own making --
How not to measure faculty productivity --
Fight your own battles --
How to run a meeting --
Don't just search, recruit --
Why settle for second best? --
The proper way to court --
But she was our top choice --
The academic job search and the Internet --
I'm your millstone --
Commencement matters --
Can you spare a dime? --
The ethics of technology --
E-mails are forever --
Keeping your emeriti close --
What deans expect of department heads --
How not to evaluate your department head --
Investigate me, please --
Safety first.
Responsibility: Gary A. Olson.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/828868923> # A creature of our own making : reflections on contemporary academic life
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "828868923" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: sgp" ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/378.73/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903005> ; # Education, Higher
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107071645#Topic/education_higher> ; # EDUCATION--Higher
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85141150> ; # Universities and colleges--United States--Administration
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903527> ; # Educational leadership
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95008672> ; # Education, Higher--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1161604> ; # Universities and colleges--Administration
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102491> ; # Educational leadership--United States
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/111173662> ; # Gary A. Olson
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2013" ;
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "What conspiracy? -- Avoiding academe's ax murderers -- How to get what you want in academe -- That's your opinion -- Holding ourselves accountable -- If universities were democracies -- Creating a culture of mutual respect -- A culture of openness -- To party, or not to party -- Yes, big brother is watching -- How to join the dark side -- The importance of protocol -- The administrator as magician -- The burden of confidentiality -- Avoiding the hunker-down strategy -- Resist the rush to judgment in disputes -- Why rules matter -- We can't do that here -- The delicate art of rejection -- Let's just do our jobs -- The cost of doing business -- The unkindest cut of all -- If only I knew then -- Carnegie matters -- Growing pains -- Why universities specialize -- Why universities reorganize -- The importance of external boards -- Certifying online research -- Why universities are streamlining their curricula -- Should we ditch football? -- How not to reform humanities scholarship -- The limits of academic freedom -- Exactly what is "shared governance"? -- When to dissolve a faculty senate -- It is who you know, and who knows you -- Praising you as we should -- How we value faculty work -- We really like you -- A creature of our own making -- How not to measure faculty productivity -- Fight your own battles -- How to run a meeting -- Don't just search, recruit -- Why settle for second best? -- The proper way to court -- But she was our top choice -- The academic job search and the Internet -- I'm your millstone -- Commencement matters -- Can you spare a dime? -- The ethics of technology -- E-mails are forever -- Keeping your emeriti close -- What deans expect of department heads -- How not to evaluate your department head -- Investigate me, please -- Safety first."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1107071645> ;
    schema:genre "Government publication"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/793169751> ;
    schema:name "A creature of our own making : reflections on contemporary academic life"@en ;
    schema:productID "828868923" ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=520391> ;
    schema:url <http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9781438445793/> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10650195> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3408700> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781461919438> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781438445793> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/828868923> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1107071645#Topic/education_higher> # EDUCATION--Higher
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "EDUCATION--Higher"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102491> # Educational leadership--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Educational leadership--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85141150> # Universities and colleges--United States--Administration
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Universities and colleges--United States--Administration"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95008672> # Education, Higher--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Education, Higher--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1161604> # Universities and colleges--Administration
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Universities and colleges--Administration"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903005> # Education, Higher
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Education, Higher"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903527> # Educational leadership
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Educational leadership"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/111173662> # Gary A. Olson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1954" ;
    schema:familyName "Olson" ;
    schema:givenName "Gary A." ;
    schema:name "Gary A. Olson" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781438445793>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1438445792" ;
    schema:isbn "9781438445793" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781461919438>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1461919436" ;
    schema:isbn "9781461919438" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/793169751>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Creature of our own making." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/828868923> ; # A creature of our own making : reflections on contemporary academic life
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.