Presidencies Derailed Kindle Û Hardcover

❮BOOKS❯ ✸ Presidencies Derailed ✮ Author Stephen Joel Trachtenberg – Crezy-man.co University presidents have become as expendable as football coaches—one bad season scandal or political or financial misstep and they are sent packing A derailed presidency can undermine an institutUniversity presidents have become as expendable as football coaches—one bad season scandal or political or financial misstep and they are sent packing A derailed presidency can undermine an institution's image damage its alumni relations and destroy campus morale but it can also cost millions of dollars During 2009 and 2010 fifty college university and system presidents either resigned retired prematurely or were firedThese high profile campus appointments are increasingly scrutinized by faculty administrators alumn.

I and the media and problems emerge all too publicly A combination of constrained resources and a trend toward hiring from outside of academia results in tensions between governing boards and presidents that can quickly erupt Sometimes presidents are dismissed for performance financial or institutional fit reasons but there are nearly always political reasons as well The details of these employment situations often masked by confidentially clauses increasingly emerge as social networks and traditional media buzz with.

presidencies epub derailed ebok Presidencies Derailed eBookI and the media and problems emerge all too publicly A combination of constrained resources and a trend toward hiring from outside of academia results in tensions between governing boards and presidents that can quickly erupt Sometimes presidents are dismissed for performance financial or institutional fit reasons but there are nearly always political reasons as well The details of these employment situations often masked by confidentially clauses increasingly emerge as social networks and traditional media buzz with.

6 thoughts on “Presidencies Derailed

  1. Margaret Sankey Margaret Sankey says:

    Presidencies Derailed Kindle Û Hardcover presidencies epub, derailed ebok, Presidencies Derailed eBookPart schadenfreude part cautionary tale this is a study of failed university presidents in redacted case studies and in the reflections of people like William Frawley who chose to writ


  2. Sabin Prentis Sabin Prentis says:

    Presidencies Derailed Kindle Û Hardcover presidencies epub, derailed ebok, Presidencies Derailed eBookLeading institutions of higher education is a formidable endeavor Presidencies Derailed is rooted in research and feedback the authors dive into 6 areas trends that have occurred in derailments Some the fault of the president some by products of the context culture of the institutions and others the result of board shortcomings An eye opening read


  3. Beth Beth says:

    Presidencies Derailed Kindle Û Hardcover presidencies epub, derailed ebok, Presidencies Derailed eBookBoard members are obliged as a body and as individuals to become familiar with good governance and the principles of academic freedom and free inquiry as well as the particular culture of their institution its history mission and aspirations As higher education as all too frequently has failed to develop programs to socialize new faculty so too have boards ignored their responsibility to develop orientation programs


  4. Marie desJardins Marie desJardins says:

    Presidencies Derailed Kindle Û Hardcover presidencies epub, derailed ebok, Presidencies Derailed eBookThis book weaves together a dozen or so case studies of derailed presidents presidents who resigned or were ousted during their first terms statistics about a larger group of derailments and speculations about the causes for derailment and how to prevent them I thought it did a very nice job of balancing the anecdotal with the analytical and keeping the narrative moving forwardMany of the derailments stemmed from specific incidents or behaviors that were unethical showed poor judgment or reflected some fundamental personality instability temper tantrums


  5. Cheri Cheri says:

    Presidencies Derailed Kindle Û Hardcover presidencies epub, derailed ebok, Presidencies Derailed eBookWorking at an institution that recently had a president who was forced to resign by our board I found this book quite topical and informative I thought that it was well organized included case studies for reflection on the issues albeit anonymous case studies which made it somewhat difficult to follow was Overland State or Ridge State the larger university? Was there a difference in their governance structures? These were public cases and the real ones should have been used so that we could have understood the school dynamics better The authors summarize the themes of presidential derailment very well and even have a great section on dysfunctional boards that all academics should read however the authors did a much poorer job with the methods to avoid derailment


  6. Jane Jane says:

    Presidencies Derailed Kindle Û Hardcover presidencies epub, derailed ebok, Presidencies Derailed eBookThe author studied the first term derailments of 50 university presidents at community colleges private schools and regional universities Seldom was failing to reach institutional goals the reason for the presidents being let go Instead the most frequent factors were failure to adjust to a given institutional or community climate lack of soft skills and dysfunctional boards Good food for thought for any institution especially concerning how to on board a new president successfully


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