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Understanding power and leadership in higher education : tools for institutional change / Mark Kretovics.

By: Kretovics, Mark [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2020Description: xvii, 234 pages : illustratioons ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780429439971 (paperback).Subject(s): Education, Higher -- United States -- Administration | Universities and colleges -- United States -- Administration | Educational leadership -- United States | Power (Social sciences)DDC classification: 378.1/01 Online resources: Table of Contents
Contents:
Types and tactics of power -- Organizational context -- Symbols and sources of power -- Personal attributes and traits of successful administrators -- Using power to accomplish goals -- The power of internal and external influencers -- Politics and political behaviors -- Falling from grace -- Paths to power of the presidency -- Now what? -- Wrap up.
Summary: "Within higher education, power is often perceived negatively. Rather than avoiding the idea of power, this book explores the importance of embracing and effectively engaging power to affect positive change on campus. Understanding Power and Leadership in Higher Education gives college and university administrators the tools to understand the relationship between leadership, power, and influence within higher education. Highlighting real stories of effective college and university administrators, this books helps readers understand and analyze the use of power, preparing leaders for the realities of today's administrative environment"-- Provided by publisher.
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LB 2341 .K74 2020 (Browse shelf) c.1 Available Requested by College of Education 21-034271
Books Books Main Library: Circulation Section
LB 2341 .K74 2020 (Browse shelf) c.2 Available Requested by College of Education 21-034272
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Types and tactics of power -- Organizational context -- Symbols and sources of power -- Personal attributes and traits of successful administrators -- Using power to accomplish goals -- The power of internal and external influencers -- Politics and political behaviors -- Falling from grace -- Paths to power of the presidency -- Now what? -- Wrap up.

"Within higher education, power is often perceived negatively. Rather than avoiding the idea of power, this book explores the importance of embracing and effectively engaging power to affect positive change on campus. Understanding Power and Leadership in Higher Education gives college and university administrators the tools to understand the relationship between leadership, power, and influence within higher education. Highlighting real stories of effective college and university administrators, this books helps readers understand and analyze the use of power, preparing leaders for the realities of today's administrative environment"-- Provided by publisher.

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