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ePub Ò The College Administrator’s Survival Guide ☆ Join or create book clubs Late one afternoon as you are organizing your new office as department chair one of the senior members of the department drops by He affably informs you of his plans for the coming semester that contrary to the published class schedule he only teaches on Tuesday afternoon Wednesday and Thursday morning so as to have the weekends free for travel; that he expects the office staff to start his coffeemaker by 10 am sharp on his teaching days; and that since he hasn't been assigned a research assistant his teaching assistant will do research tasks including errands What do you say? What do you do?Never mind budgets or curriculum reform staff problems can be the most thorny of any academic administrator's job Every day professors who have never run anything bigger than a seminar find themselves in charge of a complex and volatile organization called a Department of English or Biology or Sociology or Textile Marketing What should they do?In this book a widely respected advisor on academic administration and ethics offers tips insights and tools on handling complaints negotiating disagreements responding to accusations of misconduct and dealing with difficult personalities With humor and generosity C K Gunsalus applies scenarios based on real life cases examples from negotiation law and child rearing to guide novice and experienced academic administrators through the dilemmas of management in not entirely manageable environments This book has reviewed some approaches that I already knew never bad and addressed some approaches that are new to me I found particularly useful information on the chapter on bullies Of course the difficult part is putting these approaches into practiceThe chapters areEmbrace Your FateKnow Your colleaguesNegotiationComplaintsBullieswhen Not to ImproviseViolationsCenteringI recommend this book to college administrators old and new Evne what you have learned before is presented with new and realistic examples

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The College Administrator’s Survival GuideLate one afternoon as you are organizing your new office as department chair one of the senior members of the department drops by He affably informs you of his plans for the coming semester that contrary to the published class schedule he only teaches on Tuesday afternoon Wednesday and Thursday morning so as to have the weekends free for travel; that he expects the office staff to start his coffeemaker by 10 am sharp on his teaching days; and that since he hasn't been assigned a research assistant his teaching assistant will do research tasks including errands What do you say? What do you do?Never mind budgets or curriculum reform staff problems can be the most thorny of any academic administrator's job Every day professors who have never run anything bigger than a seminar find themselves in charge of a complex and volatile organization called a Department of English or Biology or Sociology or Textile Marketing What should they do?In this book a widely respected advisor on academic administration and ethics offers tips insights and tools on handling complaints negotiating disagreements responding to accusations of misconduct and dealing with difficult personalities With humor and generosity C K Gunsalus applies scenarios based on real life cases examples from negotiation law and child rearing to guide novice and experienced academic administrators through the dilemmas of management in not entirely manageable environments I wonderful book of advice for new department chairs I wish that I had read it when I first became an academic administrator some 50 years ago