Thoughts on “Positive Academic Leadership” | Higher Education and academic research |

Most management books are completely useless in the context of higher education.  They’re written from a corporate perspective, so they assume things like the presence of carrots and sticks, the possibility of directed turnover, and considerable decision-making autonomy.  Within a parsimoniously-funded, tenure-based, unionized, public sector institution, things simply do not work like that. (...) - Blog Inside Higher Ed "Confessions of a Community College Dean", by Matt Reed, June 1, 2014