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1   ENABLING CHANGE IN AN EVOLVING ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT: EMPOWERING PEOPLE
In this paper are discussed the mechanisms and processes that have been successful at Kansas State University (KSU) in the College of Engineering and the Department of Computing and Information Sciences (CIS). Several examples are given of successes and how the Dean and Department Head facilitated the changes needed to allow these successes to happen. People-empowering mechanisms that have enabled the CIS Department faculty members to accommodate significant increases in enrollment and achieve significant improvements in research productivity in the last five years without adding new faculty resources are discussed
Keywords:  change, departmental/organizational development
http://www.cis.ksu.edu/~virg/res/EmpoweringPaper01.doc
Focus Area: Administrative Development
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Publications
Entry Date: August 21, 2003

2   Accounting Administrator's Handbook: A Best Practices Guide For Managing Innovation and Change in Accounting Programs
A comprehensive handbook for chairs of accounting departments
Keywords:  general resource, accounting
http://accounting.rutgers.edu/raw/aaa/aapg/hndbk1.htm
Focus Area: Administrative Development
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Publications
Entry Date: July 11, 2003

3   Preparing Future Faculty in the Humanities: A Guide for Change
This book summarizes the lessons learned over a decade from implementing Preparing Future Faculty programs in the humanities in numerous institutions.
Keywords:  graduate students
http://www.preparing-faculty.org/PFFWeb.PFF4Manual.pdf
Focus Area: Administrative Development
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Publications
Entry Date: July 11, 2003

4   Assessing Your Department's Performance Using SWOT Analysis
USEFUL TOOLS FOR DEVELOPING AND UPDATING PLANS - SWOTs is a technique for gathering information for strategic planning and other goal setting processes. SWOT information (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) provides data to accurately determine your group's current performance. A group can mean any organization or any team, unit, department, or division within the organization. SWOT information also provides a foundation for effectively and intelligently setting goals and priorities and making key decisions for the group's future.
Keywords:  change, planning, program assessment
http://www.swt.edu/effective/PAplanguideSect3.htm
Focus Area: Administrative Development
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Publications
Entry Date: July 9, 2003

5   Moving from Department Chair to Faculty
The transition from chair to full-time faculty member can be challenging, particularly in departments in which chairs have minimum teaching loads and little time for research. This article by David P. Donnelly, former chair of accounting at Kansas State University offers his personal advice on this transition.
Keywords:  change, duties and responsibilities
http://accounting.rutgers.edu/raw/aaa/aapg/fall01/fall01-7.htm
Focus Area: Administrative Development
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Publications
Entry Date: July 9, 2003

6   Negotiating Change on Campus
A discussion from the 2/01 AAHE Bulletin of the methods two veteran AAHE Summer Academy team leaders used to overcome impediments to their change initiatives in four general areas: communication, leadership, resource strategies and policies/procedures/processes.
Keywords:  communication skills, leadership, planning, change
http://www.aahebulletin.com/public/archive/negotiating.asp
Focus Area: Administrative Development
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Publications
Entry Date: August 14, 2002

7   Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
Offers web publications, books, monographs, publications (and publication exerpts) and periodicals that run the gamut of interests/needs of those involved in higher education: liberal and general ed, curriculum, faculty, institutional change, diversity, science and health, women, global learning.
Keywords:  general resource
http://www.aacu-edu.org/publications/index.cfm
Focus Area: Administrative Development
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Publications
Entry Date: August 14, 2002

8   Jossey-Bass books on higher education
On-line and hard copy catalogs available. Focuses on providing essential knowledge and promoting professional learning, especially in leadership, administration and policy. This includes: duties/responsibilities (for chairs, deans and/or administrators), faculty roles and rewards, budgeting, legal issues, change, senior faculty, leadership, planning and evaluation of faculty.
Keywords:  general resource
http://www.jossey-bass.com
Focus Area: Administrative Development
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Publications
Entry Date: July 30, 2002

9   Leading Academic Change: Essential Roles for Department Chairs.
Ann F. Lucas & Associates. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2000. In this book, Ann Lucas has assembled some of the most thoughtful people in higher education to provide the 'line leaders' of higher education with the essential knowledge they need to bring those changes about." --Margaret A. Miller, president, American Association for Higher Education. Scholars, authors and consultants offer effective models, include recommendations and integrate the latest research with best practices. Readable, accessible format.
Keywords:  leadership,change,duties and responsibilities, curriculum,departmental/organizational development,team building, post-tenure review
Focus Area: Administrative Development
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Publications
Entry Date: July 30, 2002

10   Leading Change
John P. Kotter. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1992. The author examines the efforts of more than 100 companies to remake themselves into better competitors. He identifies the most common mistakes leaders and managers make in attempting to create change and offers an eight-step process to overcome the obstacles and carry out the firm's agenda: establishing a greater sense of urgency, creating the guiding coalition, developing a vision and strategy, communicating the change vision, empowering others to act, creating short-term wins, consolidating gains and producing even more change, and institutionalizing new approaches in the future.
Keywords:  leadership, change, departmental/organizational development, management skills
Focus Area: Administrative Development
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Publications
Entry Date: July 30, 2002


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