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Working in higher education

Author: Robert E Cuthbert
Publisher: Buckingham ; Bristol, PA, USA : Society for Research into Higher Education & Open University Press, 1996.
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This text offers perspectives on higher education work. It analyzes who are the workers in higher education, their patterns of employment, and what motivates them. It looks at the changing nature of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Cuthbert
ISBN: 0335197221 9780335197224 0335197213 9780335197217
OCLC Number: 34850518
Description: xi, 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 The workers: academic staff - information and data; managing the employment relationship in higher education; does it pay to work in universities?; which of us has a brilliant career?. Part 2 The work: new liberty, new discipline - academic work in the new higher education; professors and professionals; managing how academics manage; work's committees; geographical transitions. Part 3 The work context: just like the novels? researching the occupational culture(s) of higher education; which profession are you in?; autonomy, bureaucracy and competition - the ABC of control in higher education; all work and no play.
Responsibility: edited by Rob Cuthbert.
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"...interesting to read and makes a significant contribution to the literature on work in general and higher education in particular...well worth reading-indeed buying." - Higher Education 35 "There Read more...

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