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Reframing Academic Leadership

Gallos, Joan V. / Bolman, Lee G.


2. Auflage Mai 2021
416 Seiten, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-66356-0
John Wiley & Sons

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Reframing Academic Leadership

Reframing Academic Leadership is the go-to guide for deepening leadership commitment, capacity, and impact. Gallos and Bolman tease out the unique opportunities and challenges in academic leadership and present powerful ideas and tools to guide and assist college and university administrators in:
* Creating campus environments that facilitate creativity and commitment
* Forging vital alliances and partnerships in service of the mission
* Building campus cultures and shared vision that unite and inspire
* Crafting institutional structures and strategies that foster innovation and excellence

In this updated edition, the authors integrate time-tested conceptual frameworks with rich and compelling real-world cases and tackle contemporary, high-impact issues such as changes in the professoriate and in student populations, funding shortfalls, equity and social justice, the double-edged sword of technology, managing conflict and crisis, ethics and governance, and strengthening leadership agility and resolve. This readable, intellectually provocative, and pragmatic book is for all who care deeply about higher education, are committed to making it better, and understand its potential to transform lives, families, communities, organizations, and nations. Leadership matters more than ever, and Reframing Academic Leadership offers the seminal framework for understanding and leading in higher education today.


"Reframing Academic Leadership is the most comprehensive book on the topic and an excellent source of knowledge for faculty and managerial leaders in every college and university. An invaluable resource for students of higher education leadership!"
--MAUREEN SULLIVAN, Past President, American Library Association and Association of College and Research Libraries

"Reframing Academic Leadership provides a compassionate understanding of the stresses of leadership in higher education. It offers insights to those who do not fully appreciate why higher education is so hard to 'manage' and validation for those entirely familiar with this world. I recommend it enthusiastically."
--JUDITH BLOCK MCLAUGHLIN, Senior lecturer on education and faculty chair of the Harvard Seminar for New Presidents and the Harvard Seminar for Presidential Leadership, Harvard Graduate School of Education

"Bolman and Gallos provide a refreshing view of leadership essential for those assuming presidencies and other important leadership positions in higher education. This work is a bedside reference for aspiring and current leadership in higher education not only in the U.S. but also abroad."
--FERNANCO LEON GARCIA, President, Sistema CETYS Universidad, Baja California, Mexico

"Bolman and Gallos have written a practical, lucid text that brings together illustrative vignettes and robust frameworks for diagnosing and managing colleges and universities. I recommend it to new and experienced administrators who will routinely confront difficult people, structures, and cultures in their workplaces."
--CHRISTOPHER MORPHEW, Dean, School of Education, Johns Hopkins University

"Reframing Academic Leadership is filled with real-world examples from leaders. The book reads like a guide for leading a chamber music rehearsal where one's role constantly shifts from star to servant and where multiple answers may be 'right'."
--PETER WHITE, Dean and Professor of Conducting, Conservatory of Music, University of the Pacific


About the Authors

Part I: Leadership Epistemology: When You Understand, You Know What to Do

1. A Tale of Two Presidents: Opportunities and Pitfalls in Academic Leadership

2. Sensemaking and the Power of Reframing

3. Knowing What You're Doing: Learning, Authenticity, and Theories for Action

Part II: Reframing Leadership Challenges

4. Building Clarity and Capacity: Leader as Analyst and Architect

5. Respecting and Managing Differences: Leader as Compassionate Politician

6. Fostering a Caring and Productive Campus: Leader as Servant, Catalyst, and Coach

7. Keeping the Faith and Celebrating the Mission: Leader as Prophet and Artist

Part III: Leadership Pragmatics: New Ideas for Old Challenges

8. Leading from the Middle

9. Managing Your Boss

10. Managing Conflict

11. Leading Difficult People

Part IV: Leadership in a Changing World

2. Coping with a World in Motion

13. Leadership, Governance, and Institutional Survival

Part V: Sustaining Higher Education Leaders: Courage, Hope, and Values

14. Sustaining Integrity: Ethics and Leadership

15. Sustaining Health and Vitality

16. Feeding the Soul

Epilogue: The Sacred Nature of Academic Leadership


Name Index

Subject Index
JOAN V. GALLOS is an award-winning educator, scholar, and academic leader, and Professor of Leadership Emerita at the former Wheelock College. Joan is a sought-after consultant and keynote speaker, especially in the academic STEM and library leadership worlds.

LEE G. BOLMAN is Professor of Leadership and Marion Bloch Missouri Chair in Leadership Emeritus at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Lee consults and lectures worldwide to corporations, public agencies, universities, and schools.

J. V. Gallos, University of Missouri, Kansas City; L. G. Bolman, University of Missouri-Kansas City