176 pages | 9 B/W Illus.
The contributors to this book are all leaders in their field – senior executives who have successfully led pan-university initiatives. Providing examples of bold initiatives and an analysis of their implementation, this book helps the reader reflect on how they might wish to proceed, authentically, in leading and supporting wide-scale change in the future. Each chapter highlights the power of the narrative of change.
In particular, this second edition demonstrates a change in considering global factors; it:
Strategic Leadership of Change in Higher Education is crucial reading for all those involved in leadership and management positions in higher education. With an emphasis on behaviours, alongside passion, ambition and a commitment to shared values as key ingredients to the success of strategic leaders, this book provides expert commentary and global insights. This is a cutting-edge book that will continue to provide higher education leaders and managers with the information necessary to stay ahead of the curve.
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Chapter 1: Global context
Chapter 2: Strategy, governance and leadership
Chapter 3: Leading and managing strategic change
Chapter 4: Transforming universities through use of management analytics
Chapter 5: Successful leadership and management to achieve major strategic change: making the Melbourne Model
Chapter 6: Forward With Integrity at McMaster University
Chapter 7: Promoting parity of esteem in teaching and research
Chapter 8: Birth of the PLuS Alliance
Merlin Crossley and Paul Ramadge
Chapter 9: Indigenous empowerment and diversity in higher education
Chapter 10: Integrating research and teaching: Leading educational change in a research-intensive university in the UK
Chapter 11: Successful strategic leadership: the contribution of Governance
Chapter 12: Some final reflections – from a governance perspective
Chapter 13: What does the future look like for strategic leadership?