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Positive academic leadership : how to stop putting out fires and start making a difference

Author: Jeffrey L Buller
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2013]
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In Positive Academic Leadership, Jeffrey Buller offers new insights and practical tools, as well as language and tactics, for fostering a more effective approach to leadership. With acumen and a dash of humor, he shows leaders how they can take the focus off the negative and change what they say, their perspectives, and their strategies. This more constructive leadership style plays to the strengths of leaders  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Buller, Jeffrey L.
Positive academic leadership.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Brand, 2013
(DLC) 2013003766
(OCoLC)826017787
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey L Buller
ISBN: 9781118531921 1118531922
OCLC Number: 826016035
Description: xiv, 268 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I. Exploring positive academic leadership : What positive leadership means --
Alternative approaches to academic leadership --
Applying the positive leadership model to higher education --
Part II. Positive approaches for yourself : Positive language --
Positive perspectives --
Positive strategies --
Part III. Positive approaches for faculty, staff, and students : The academic leader as coach --
The academic leader as counselor --
The academic leader as conductor --
Part IV. Positive approaches for higher education as a whole : Positive administration throughout the institution --
The crisis industry and how positive leaders should respond to it --
Playing to our strengths.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Jeffrey L. Buller.

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Pulls together an amazing array of scientific findings and practical guidelines that will be invaluable for academic leaders looking to improve themselves and their institutions. It brings hope for  Read more...
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