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The Resource A creature of our own making : reflections on contemporary academic life, Gary A. Olson, (electronic resource)

A creature of our own making : reflections on contemporary academic life, Gary A. Olson, (electronic resource)

Label
A creature of our own making : reflections on contemporary academic life
Title
A creature of our own making
Title remainder
reflections on contemporary academic life
Statement of responsibility
Gary A. Olson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1954-
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Olson, Gary A.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Education, Higher
  • Universities and colleges
  • Educational leadership
Label
A creature of our own making : reflections on contemporary academic life, Gary A. Olson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
What conspiracy? -- Avoiding academe's ax murderers -- How to get what you want in academe -- That's your opinion -- Holding ourselves accountable -- If universities were democracies -- Creating a culture of mutual respect -- A culture of openness -- To party, or not to party -- Yes, big brother is watching -- How to join the dark side -- The importance of protocol -- The administrator as magician -- The burden of confidentiality -- Avoiding the hunker-down strategy -- Resist the rush to judgment in disputes -- Why rules matter -- We can't do that here -- The delicate art of rejection -- Let's just do our jobs -- The cost of doing business -- The unkindest cut of all -- If only I knew then -- Carnegie matters -- Growing pains -- Why universities specialize -- Why universities reorganize -- The importance of external boards -- Certifying online research -- Why universities are streamlining their curricula -- Should we ditch football? -- How not to reform humanities scholarship -- The limits of academic freedom -- Exactly what is "shared governance"? -- When to dissolve a faculty senate -- It is who you know, and who knows you -- Praising you as we should -- How we value faculty work -- We really like you -- A creature of our own making -- How not to measure faculty productivity -- Fight your own battles -- How to run a meeting -- Don't just search, recruit -- Why settle for second best? -- The proper way to court -- But she was our top choice -- The academic job search and the Internet -- I'm your millstone -- Commencement matters -- Can you spare a dime? -- The ethics of technology -- E-mails are forever -- Keeping your emeriti close -- What deans expect of department heads -- How not to evaluate your department head -- Investigate me, please -- Safety first
Control code
ssj0000819620
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 197 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781438445786
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012015508
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000819620
Label
A creature of our own making : reflections on contemporary academic life, Gary A. Olson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
What conspiracy? -- Avoiding academe's ax murderers -- How to get what you want in academe -- That's your opinion -- Holding ourselves accountable -- If universities were democracies -- Creating a culture of mutual respect -- A culture of openness -- To party, or not to party -- Yes, big brother is watching -- How to join the dark side -- The importance of protocol -- The administrator as magician -- The burden of confidentiality -- Avoiding the hunker-down strategy -- Resist the rush to judgment in disputes -- Why rules matter -- We can't do that here -- The delicate art of rejection -- Let's just do our jobs -- The cost of doing business -- The unkindest cut of all -- If only I knew then -- Carnegie matters -- Growing pains -- Why universities specialize -- Why universities reorganize -- The importance of external boards -- Certifying online research -- Why universities are streamlining their curricula -- Should we ditch football? -- How not to reform humanities scholarship -- The limits of academic freedom -- Exactly what is "shared governance"? -- When to dissolve a faculty senate -- It is who you know, and who knows you -- Praising you as we should -- How we value faculty work -- We really like you -- A creature of our own making -- How not to measure faculty productivity -- Fight your own battles -- How to run a meeting -- Don't just search, recruit -- Why settle for second best? -- The proper way to court -- But she was our top choice -- The academic job search and the Internet -- I'm your millstone -- Commencement matters -- Can you spare a dime? -- The ethics of technology -- E-mails are forever -- Keeping your emeriti close -- What deans expect of department heads -- How not to evaluate your department head -- Investigate me, please -- Safety first
Control code
ssj0000819620
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 197 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781438445786
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012015508
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000819620

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