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
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Olson, Gary A.
Dewey number
378.73
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
LA227.4
LC item number
.O57 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (207 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461919438
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001040382
  • (EBL)3408700
  • (SSID)ssj0000819620
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11463166
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000819620
  • (PQKBWorkID)10857237
  • (PQKB)11689782
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3408700
  • (OCoLC)828868923
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse27186
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001040382
Label
A creature of our own making : reflections on contemporary academic life, Gary A. Olson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (207 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461919438
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001040382
  • (EBL)3408700
  • (SSID)ssj0000819620
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11463166
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000819620
  • (PQKBWorkID)10857237
  • (PQKB)11689782
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3408700
  • (OCoLC)828868923
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse27186
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001040382

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