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Higgerson Communication Strategies for Managing Conflict



A Guide for Academic Leaders

2. Auflage 2016, 368 Seiten, Gebunden, Format (B × H): 237 mm x 159 mm, Gewicht: 562 g Reihe: Jossey-Bass Resources for Department Chairs
ISBN: 978-1-118-76162-5
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc


Higgerson Communication Strategies for Managing Conflict

The conflict management guide academic leaders have been searching for

Communication Strategies for Managing Conflict gives academic leaders the tools and insight they need to effectively manage conflict affiliated with leading change and problematic faculty performance. Using case studies that bring typical issues to light, this book guides you through difficult situations with strategies and analyses of key issues, variables, and options. The real-life examples show you effective conflict management at work, and provide direct application to your own tricky leadership situations. You'll learn how to deal with difficult people, how to have difficult conversations, and how to successfully manage change in the face of departmental resistance. Written by an experienced academic leader, consultant, and writer, this practical guide provides the leadership training academics wish they already had.

Successful conflict management is essential not just to departments, but to the entire institution. Senior leaders, faculty, and students all rely on you to smooth the change process and keep the department running smoothly. This book gives you a foundation in the critical skills for managing conflict when leading change and managing problem performance, and the insight to apply them appropriately.
* Communicate more effectively with students, parents, and faculty
* Navigate difficult conversations with tenured faculty more successfully
* Lead change more effectively
* Mentor and manage problem performance more effectively
* Keep faculty performing well and focused on the right priorities

Most academic leaders come into their position reluctantly, with little or no preparation for the role, receive very little training or coaching, and are thus not equipped to manage conflict when it arises. Communication Strategies for Managing Conflict is a lively, readable, and practical guide that will prove useful in the most difficult and common departmental situations.

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About the Author

Introduction

Index of Cases by Higher Education Issues and Administrative Tasks

Part I: Managing Conflict when Addressing Changing Conditions and Leading Change

Chapter 1: Communicating with Today's Students and their Parents

Chapter 2: Leading Curriculum Revision

Chapter 3: Revising Organizational Structures

Chapter 4: Developing a New Program without Faculty Support

Chapter 5: Managing Resistance when Hired to Lead Change

Part II: Managing Conflict when Addressing Problem Faculty Performance

Chapter 6: Managing an Unsuccessful Promotion Application

Chapter 7: Mentoring a Seasoned Professional Hired into an Untenured Faculty Position

Chapter 8: Managing the Dismissal of a First-Year Tenure Track Faculty Member

Chapter 9: Managing Inappropriate Behaviors of Tenured Faculty

Chapter 10: Managing the Dismissal of a Tenured Faculty Member

Postscript

Cited References

Index


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