Managing Strategy

Author: Watson, David

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335203450

Category: Education

Page: 156

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This text sets out what strategic management can and should consist of in a modern, essentially democratic, university or college, and how to make it work. It demonstrates how the academy has to adapt to meet the needs of the changing society.
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A Practical Guide to University and College Management

Beyond Bureaucracy

Author: Steve Denton,Sally Brown

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135283249

Category: Education

Page: 344

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Written for Higher Education managers and administrators, A Practical Guide to University and College Management is a highly accessible text that offers practical guidance on how to manage the day-to-day life of universities. The authors take a proactive approach and offer a range of good practice examples and solutions, designed to resolve the dilemmas that arise in today’s rapidly changing higher education environment. Drawing on a wealth of management experience, this edited collection pulls together advice and practical guidance from expert managers working in the field of Higher Education. Each chapter is underpinned by theoretical perspectives to support invaluable pragmatic hints, mini-case studies, practical examples, and sample guidelines. The book covers four main areas: Selecting and inducting students: This section outlines the essential process for targeting, attracting, recruiting and inducting students Managing throughout the university year: Advice on the student experience, from the admissions process right up to graduation Assuring the quality of the student learning experience: How to manage course administration, student learning through assessment, student complaints and issues of quality assurance Maximising staff and student engagement: This section looks at how to maximise commitment and involvement by both staff and students, and includes approaches and examples of engagement implementation at other universities A Practical Guide to College and University Management will be of interest to Higher Education managers, administrators, and anyone looking for a pragmatic "how to" navigational guide that informs the working life of a university, from attracting students through to graduation. It offers managers and administrators essential training and support required to promote highly successful and efficient Higher Education Institutions, and is essential reading for anyone who works in university administration or aspires to do so. Sally Brown is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Assessment, Learning and Teaching at Leeds Metropolitan University. She has published widely on innovations in teaching, learning and particularly assessment. Steve Denton is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Registrar and Secretary at Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together University-wide student administrative and support services, including governance and legal matters, the academic registry, planning, student services, communication and marketing and widening access and participation.
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Your Guide to College Success: Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Author: John Santrock,Jane Halonen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428231129

Category: Education

Page: 432

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YOUR GUIDE TO COLLEGE SUCCESS: STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS, 6th Edition, enables student self-awareness and facilitates active learning strategies in pursuit of college success goals. This practical, experiential textbook presents a six-step model that focuses students on achievable goals: Know Yourself, Clarify Your Values, Develop Your Competence, Manage Your Life, Expand Your Resources, and Build a Bright Future. These themes are consistently applied to such practical topics as goal setting, learning styles, time management, thinking and study skills, communication, relationships, money management, physical and mental health, and career planning. Self-assessments and exercises give students the chance to record their reflections, apply the strategies, and track their success throughout the course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Managing People

Author: Alison Hall,Hall

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335225640

Category: Education

Page: 212

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The most important asset of any university or college is its staff, yet the majority of line managers in higher education institutions are not appointed on the basis of their experience of, or expertise in, managing people. This book is a practical guide to people management for these managers.
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Managing Research

Author: Bushaway, Robert

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335224466

Category: Education

Page: 266

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Research is a longstanding and well-recognized function of universities but in recent years the research context has altered dramatically, and research policy, funding and management have become ever more complex. This book helps us to understand the changes in and complexity of managing research in universities.
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Managing Crisis

Author: Warner, David,Palfreyman, David

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335210589

Category: Education

Page: 199

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This volume draws together a number of senior academic managers to prepare a series of detailed institutional case-studies. These case-studies identify the nature of the crisis, describe the action taken to put it right, and consider the lasting consequences. An important chapter gives the informed perspectives of the funding council on higher education crises and the final chapter draws a series of significant conclusions.
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ICDL the Complete Coursebook for Office 2003

Author: Brendan Munnelly,Paul Holden,Patrick Scully

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131964273

Category: Computers

Page: 804

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Everything a student needs to know to become fully computer literate and pass the ICDL test.
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Managing Good Governance In Higher Education

Author: Shattock, Michael

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335227848

Category: Education

Page: 187

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This book addresses university governance as extending throughout an institution from the governing body to senates/academic boards and the organs of governance at faculty and departmental levels. It considers the legal structure of higher education institutions; the impact of developments in corporate governance in the private sector; the reforms in modern university governance, including in academic governance; the practicalities of managing governance, drawing on selected case studies; and the role of governance in relation to institutional performance.
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Handbook of Strategic Enrollment Management

Author: Don Hossler,Bob Bontrager

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118819535

Category: Education

Page: 656

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Improve student enrollment outcomes and meet institutional goalsthrough the effective management of student enrollments. Published with the American Association for CollegiateRegistrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), the Handbook ofStrategic Enrollment Management is the comprehensivetext on the policies, strategies, practices that shapepostsecondary enrollments. This volume combines relevant theoriesand research, with applied chapters on the management of officessuch as admissions, financial aid, and the registrar to provide acomprehensive guide to the complex world of Strategic EnrollmentManagement (SEM). SEM focuses on achieving enrollment goals, andsustaining institutional revenue and serving the needs of students.It provides insights into the ways SEM is practiced acrossfour-year institutions, community colleges, and professionalschools. More than just an enhanced approach to admissions and financialaid, SEM examines the student's entire educational cycle. Fromentry through graduation, this volume helps SEM professionals andgraduate students interested in enrollment management to anticipatechange and balancing the goals of revenue, access, diversity, andprestige. The Handbook of Strategic EnrollmentManagement: Provides an overview of the thinking of leading practitionersthat comprise SEM organizations, including marketing, recruitment,and admissions; tuition pricing; financial aid; the registrar'srole, academic advising; and, retention Includes up-to-date research on current issues in SEM includingcollege choice, financial aid, student persistence, and theeffective use of technology Guides readers creating strategic enrollment organizations thatfit the unique history, culture, and policy context of yourcampus Strategic enrollment management has become one of the mostimportant administrative areas in postsecondary education, and itis being adopted in countries around the globe. The Handbook ofStrategic Enrollment Management is for anyone in enrollmentmanagement, admissions, financial aid, registration and records,orientation, marketing, and institutional research who wish toenhance the health and vitality of his or her institution. It isalso an excellent text for graduate programs in higher educationand student affairs.
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How to Detect and Manage Dyslexia

A Reference and Resource Manual

Author: Philomena Ott

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435104191

Category: Dyslexia

Page: 408

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A reference book aimed at learning support co-ordinators, specialist and non-specialist teachers, and all others involved in helping students with dyslexia. The book includes: step-by-step explanation of the Special Needs Code of Practice legislation; help with teaching spelling and writing to dyslexic students; advice on study skills and preparation for GCSE examinations; information on the provision made by examination boards for dyslexic students; guidance on how technology can help the dyslexic learner; and help with identifying the early warning signs of dyslexia.
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Managing Technology in Higher Education

Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning

Author: A. W. (Tony) Bates,Albert Sangra

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118038568

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Universities continue to struggle in their efforts to fully integrate information and communications technology within their activities. Based on examination of current practices in technology integration at 25 universities worldwide, this book argues for a radical approach to the management of technology in higher education. It offers recommendations for improving governance, strategic planning, integration of administrative and teaching services, management of digital resources, and training of technology managers and administrators. The book is written for anyone wanting to ensure technology is integrated as effectively and efficiently as possible.
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Managing Employee Performance and Reward

Concepts, Practices, Strategies

Author: John Shields

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139465538

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 612

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Managing Employee Performance and Reward critically examines contemporary theory and practice in these central fields of human resource management (HRM), providing a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and topics, and draws on a wide range of case studies to demonstrate the theories. The book provides an analysis of the crucial literature on remuneration and performance management, exploring the main theories, debates and practices. The book seeks to provide students with a thorough understanding of the debates associated with issues of work motivation, pay equity, performance management ethics; the methods of pay and performance management; the systems of performance pay; and the options and issues facing managers. It encourages students to form a critical understanding of the debates it raises by providing an overview of the alternatives.
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The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management

Author: Pat Galagan

Publisher: American Society for Training and Development

ISBN: 1562867547

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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This guidebook paves the way to integrated talent management by assembling the collective experience and insight of 19 experts who examine research-based theories and current practices in highly successful enterprises. These contributors (including Marshall Goldsmith, Peter Cappelli, Leslie Joyce, and Edward E. Lawler, among others) provide practical advice about how you can adopt effective, state-of-the-art methods in your own organisation.
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Managing and Sharing Research Data

A Guide to Good Practice

Author: Louise Corti,Veerle Van den Eynden,Libby Bishop,Matthew Woollard

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 144629773X

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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Research funders in the UK, USA and across Europe are implementing data management and sharing policies to maximize openness of data, transparency and accountability of the research they support. Written by experts from the UK Data Archive with over 20 years experience, this book gives post-graduate students, researchers and research support staff the data management skills required in today’s changing research environment. The book features guidance on: how to plan your research using a data management checklist how to format and organize data how to store and transfer data research ethics and privacy in data sharing and intellectual property rights data strategies for collaborative research how to publish and cite data how to make use of other people’s research data, illustrated with six real-life case studies of data use.
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Systems Approaches to Managing Change: A Practical Guide

Author: Martin Reynolds,Sue Holwell

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781848828094

Category: Computers

Page: 309

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In a world of increasing complexity, instant information availability and constant flux, systems approaches provide the opportunity of a tangible anchor of purpose and iterate learning. The five approaches outlined in the book offer a range of interchangeable tools with rigorous frameworks of application tried and tested in the ‘real world’. The frameworks of each approach form a powerful toolkit to explore the dynamics of how societies emerge, how organisations create viability, how to facilitate chains of argument through causal mapping, how to embrace a multiplicity of perspectives identifying purposeful activity and how to look for the bigger picture across multiple disciplines. Systems Approaches offers an excellent first introduction for those seeking to understand what ‘systems thinking’ is all about as well as why the tools discussed herein should be applied to management and professional practice. This book provides a practical guide, and the chapters stand alone in explaining and developing each approach.
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Issues in Disability, Rehabilitation, Wound Treatment, and Disease Management: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464964580

Category: Medical

Page: 1409

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Issues in Disability, Rehabilitation, Wound Treatment, and Disease Management: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Disability, Rehabilitation, Wound Treatment, and Disease Management. The editors have built Issues in Disability, Rehabilitation, Wound Treatment, and Disease Management: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Disability, Rehabilitation, Wound Treatment, and Disease Management in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Disability, Rehabilitation, Wound Treatment, and Disease Management: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
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Managing Institutional Self Study

Author: Watson, David,Maddison, Elizabeth

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335215025

Category: Education

Page: 189

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This book is about the use of evidence in the leadership and management of universities and colleges. The role of institutional self-study in establishing strategy and measuring progress is examined across the full range of institutional activities, with many worked examples. Practical guidance is also set in the context of theory about organisational learning within complex enterprises at the start of the 21st century, as well as an account of the state of the art within higher education in the UK, with some international comparisons. Because of the nature of the business – knowledge production and use –universities should be better at organisational learning than they are. This book shows how disciplined self-study can assist decision-making, general effectiveness and reputational positioning for universities and colleges. The book explores why self-study matters, the key processes and techniques, as well as what can be delivered. In addition to the internal drivers to enhance self-study capacity and practice, institutions are increasingly required to produce explicit and transparent accounts of their activities and performance to external bodies, to support marketing, to respond to multiple stakeholders and to meet external reporting and regulatory requirements. At the heart of the book is the case for the development of the university or college as a mature, self-reflective community, making full use of its analytical and other resources.
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The Leader's Guide to Hospital Case Management

Author: Stefani Daniels,Marianne Ramey

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763733544

Category: Medical

Page: 329

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This text addresses the role of the hospital care manager from a business perspective rather than a nursing perspective. It speaks to the relationship the case manager has with the executive team, managed care contracting office, decision support specialists, as well as medical staff and clinical providers and reveals the value of engaging all of them as allies in pursuit of global objectives on behalf of every stakeholder.
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Implementing Enterprise Risk Management

Case Studies and Best Practices

Author: John Fraser,Betty Simkins,Kristina Narvaez

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111874618X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 688

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Overcome ERM implementation challenges by taking cues from leading global organizations Implementing Enterprise Risk Management is a practical guide to establishing an effective ERM system by applying best practices at a granular level. Case studies of leading organizations including Mars, Statoil, LEGO, British Columbia Lottery Corporation, and Astro illustrate the real-world implementation of ERM on a macro level, while also addressing how ERM informs the response to specific incidents. Readers will learn how top companies are effectively constructing ERM systems to positively drive financial growth and manage operational and outside risk factors. By addressing the challenges of adopting ERM in large organizations with different functioning silos and well-established processes, this guide provides expert insight into fitting the new framework into cultures resistant to change. Enterprise risk management covers accidental losses as well as financial, strategic, operational, and other risks. Recent economic and financial market volatility has fueled a heightened interest in ERM, and regulators and investors have begun to scrutinize companies' risk-management policies and procedures. Implementing Enterprise Risk Management provides clear, demonstrative instruction on establishing a strong, effective system. Readers will learn to: Put the right people in the right places to build a strong ERM framework Establish an ERM system in the face of cultural, logistical, and historical challenges Create a common language and reporting system for communicating key risk indicators Create a risk-aware culture without discouraging beneficial risk-taking behaviors ERM is a complex endeavor, requiring expert planning, organization, and leadership, with the goal of steering a company's activities in a direction that minimizes the effects of risk on financial value and performance. Corporate boards are increasingly required to review and report on the adequacy of ERM in the organizations they administer, and Implementing Enterprise Risk Management offers operative guidance for creating a program that will pass muster.
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