Academic Leadership: Prescriptions, Practices and Paradoxes

@article{Askling2002AcademicLP,
  title={Academic Leadership: Prescriptions, Practices and Paradoxes},
  author={Berit Askling and Bj{\o}rn Stensaker},
  journal={Tertiary Education and Management},
  year={2002},
  volume={8},
  pages={113-125}
}
Ideas from the new public managementphilosophy infusing higher education oftenstress the need for strong and strategicacademic leadership if successful adaptation toa changing environment is to take place. Byshowing some of the challenges facing academicleaders in Sweden and Norway, this articlequestions the wisdom of employing new publicmanagement ideas on leadership during changeprocesses in higher education. It is arguedthat an academic leadership able to attachmeaning to paradoxical… CONTINUE READING

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