How Colleges Work
The Cybernetics of Academic Organization and Leadership
By (author) Robert Birnbaum
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How Colleges Work by Robert Birnbaum
Book DescriptionOne of the best theoretical and applied analyses of university academic organization and leadership in print. This book is significant because it is not only thoughtfully developed and based on careful reading of the extensive literature on leadership and governance, but it is also deliberately intAnded to enable the author to bridge the gap between theories of organization, on one hand, and practical application, on the other. ?Journal of Higher Education
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781555423544
(224mm x 153mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 15-Jul-1991
Country of Publication: United States
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