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Facilitating a collegial department in higher education : strategies for success

Author: Robert E Cipriano; Jeffrey L Buller
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"Collegiality is a key element that department chairs value when recommending faculty members for tenure. This practical book (written for chairs and deans) offers a reference of "what to do" proactively so that departments function effectively. The book is filled with the most current ideas and research of what has worked to enhance the climate, culture, and collegiality in the department, as well as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cipriano, Robert E., 1945-
Facilitating a collegial department in higher education.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2011
(DLC) 2011014359
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Cipriano; Jeffrey L Buller
ISBN: 9781118107645 1118107640 9781118107690 1118107691 9781118107638 1118107632
OCLC Number: 747411952
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 212 pages).
Contents: ""Jossey-Bass Resources for Department Chairs""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright""; ""Dedication""; ""Foreword""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1: Collegiality and Civility in Higher Education""; ""Incivility in Higher Education""; ""Changing Dynamics of Higher Education""; ""The Importance of Civility in Higher Education""; ""Collegiality Operationally Defined""; ""The Challenging and Complex Role of the Department Chair""; ""The Lynchpin of a University""; ""The Power of the Chair""; ""What Draws Someone to Chair a Department? To Make a Difference""; ""The Power of Collegiality"" ""How Chairs Can Facilitate a Positive Environment in Their Department""""Resources""; ""Conclusion""; ""Chapter 2: Respectful Codes and Hiring for Collegiality""; ""Attributes Faculty Members Should Possess""; ""Hiring for Collegiality""; ""How to Recognize and Support Collegiality""; ""Collegiality Interview Questions""; ""Developing Codes for Collegial Conduct""; ""Conclusion""; ""Chapter 3: Strategies for Promoting Collegiality""; ""The Chair's Role in Facilitating a Collegial Department""; ""Proactive Strategies Chairs Can Employ to Promote Collegiality in the Department"" ""Invest in People""""Conclusion""; ""Chapter 4: Managing Conflict Within the Department""; ""Positive Effects of Conflict""; ""Negative Effects of Conflict""; ""Conflict Summarized""; ""Anger""; ""Role of Department Chair""; ""Key Preparations for Meeting with a Difficult Person""; ""No Jerks Allowed in This Department""; ""Mitigating Circumstances""; ""Collegiality Issues External to Institutions of Higher Education""; ""Communicate to Minimize Conflict""; ""Turning a Conflict into a Problem to Be Managed""; ""Conclusion"" ""Chapter 5: University-Wide Responsibilities in Promoting a Collegial Campus""""Changing Dynamics of Higher Education""; ""University-Wide Responsibilities for Fostering Collegiality""; ""Conclusion""; ""Chapter 6: Structural Realignment, Budgetary Support, and Cyberbullying""; ""Structural Misalignment That May Damage Collegiality""; ""A Vision Defeated by Misalignment of Role with Negative Impact on Collegiality""; ""What Might Have Happened Instead""; ""Correct Alignment That Promotes the Academic Core Mission""; ""Misalignment That Places the Academic Mission at Risk"" ""Consequences of Not Choosing Collegiality as the Guiding Principle and Outcome""""Misalignment of Results Due to Misplaced and Inauthentic Collegiality""; ""Faculty Members Suspicious of Success in Other Units of the System""; ""Chair Role Is Ambiguous but It Can Be a Guiding Light to Advance the Mission of the Department""; ""Chair Can and Should Be Privy to Discussions as a Partner in the Academic Vision""; ""Chair Not Being Consulted: Dire Consequences Due to Noncollegial Environment""; ""Point of Service Effectiveness""
Responsibility: Robert E. Cipriano ; foreword by Jeffrey L. Butler.


Practical advice for the most common complaint in academic departments-- collegiality. It provides the reader with current ideas of what has worked to enhance the climate, culture, and  Read more...
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