Higher Education Faculty

3775 WordsJun 23, 201816 Pages
The forms of academic rule that typical exist in higher education nationally are below: Under the heading of Discipline-Rooted Authority were the following: Personal ruler ship (professional), collegial ruler ship (professional), Guild Authority, and Professional Authority. Under the heading of Enterprise Based Authority were the following: Trustee Authority (institutional), and Bureaucratic Authority (institutional). Under the heading of System Based Authority were the following: Bureaucratic Authority (governmental), Political Authority, and Statewide Academic Oligarchy. Lastly is the Wild Card of Authority which is Charisma (Clark, 1993) Higher Education Faculty The benefits of tenure in higher education could be considered…show more content…
Higher education managers should spend more time focusing on the significance of the system’s parts. Managers must not leave out unpleasant interactions that can transpire between the different system parts (Birnbaum, 1988). For example, employees can have a tremendous amount of skill but if they are ineffective at managing relationships with their fellow employees then there may be an increased potential for conflict. This can create obstacle that can make it very difficult to work together cohesively. Strategic Planning The composition of many different departmental strategies makes up the single organization-wide strategic plan. Top higher education administrators are responsible for the overall strategic plan but the deans and managers are responsible for creating solid departmental strategies that are crucial to the strategic plan and implementation effort. Higher education institutions are beginning to adopt the successful practices that are used by profit based businesses. Following are five strategy making and implementation process tasks that managers are responsible for: 1. Forming a strategic vision that forecasts the institutions future appearance and also its direction. 2. Making Objectives. 3. Creating a strategy to achieve certain outcomes. 4. Effectively carry out the selected strategy. 5. Performance evaluation followed by needed corrections in vision, direction, strategy, altered conditions, ideas, and
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