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Enhancing campus capacity for leadership : an examination of grassroots leaders in higher education

Author: Adrianna J Kezar; Jaime Lester
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores a mostly untapped resource on college campuses - the leadership potential of staff and faculty at all levels-and contributes to the growing tradition of giving voice to grassroots leaders, offering a unique contribution by honing in on leadership in educational settings. In an increasingly corporatized environment, grassroots leadership can provide a balance to the prestige and revenue-seeking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kezar, Adrianna J., author.
Enhancing campus capacity for leadership.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2011, ©2011
(DLC) 2011007044
(OCoLC)703148746
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrianna J Kezar; Jaime Lester
ISBN: 9780804781626 0804781621
OCLC Number: 747037966
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 351 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Grassroots leadership : making the invisible visible --
Framing the study : tempered radicals framework --
Developing a study of grassroots leaders : approach to inquiry, assumptions, and institutional descriptions --
Meet the grassroots leaders --
Tactics and strategy for creating meaningful change --
Analyzing and overcoming obstacles and challenges for grassroots leadership --
Encounters with authority and power : ways grassroots leaders navigate resistance and oppression --
Grassroots leaders' understanding of power and effects on leadership style --
Remaining resilient --
Top-down meets bottom-up : challenges and opportunities --
Leading in a time of corporatization : the impact of institutional structures and culture --
Encouraging and supporting faculty and staff grassroots leadership --
Moving forward : leadership implications and future research.
Responsibility: Adrianna J. Kezar and Jaime Lester.

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This book uncovers and makes visible grassroots leadership and change on college campuses.  Read more...
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"[This book] provides insightful critique of status quo organizations, and theoretical and practical strategies for making differences and building capacity throughout an institution... Overall, Read more...

 
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