Forming Recruiting And Managing The Academic Profession

Author: Ulrich Teichler
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331916080X
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Forming Recruiting And Managing The Academic Profession from the Author: Ulrich Teichler. This book focuses on the changes in academic careers and their implications for job attachment and the management of academic work. Against the background of an ageing profession, with different demands on academic staff, increasing insecurity, accountability and internationalisation, it discusses important, common themes in detail. This book examines such aspects as the nature of academic careers and recent changes in careers, changing biographies, rewards of academic work such as income and job satisfaction, internationalisation of the academy, and the organisation and management of academic work sites. This book is the second of two books highlighting findings from research on the academic profession, notably, the Changing Academic Profession Study and the European project supported by the European Science Foundation on changes in the academic profession in Europe (EUROAC). An adapted version of the CAP questionnaire has been used to carry out the survey in those countries that had not been involved before in the CAP survey. Altogether 19 countries are covered by the CAP project and an additional seven European countries are covered by EUROAC.

In View Of Academic Careers And Careermaking Scholars

Author: Victor N. Shaw
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1607526166
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In View Of Academic Careers And Careermaking Scholars from the Author: Victor N. Shaw. This volume connects career making to the general social context in which it takes place, careermaking individuals to the large institutional establishment in which they operate, and specifically career academicians to the overall knowledge enterprise from which they draw their intellectual inspiration, on which they build their career achievements, and to which they contribute their personal talents. The main purpose is to explore what academic institutions, the knowledge enterprise, and the society as a whole can and ought to do to enhance productivity, facilitate performance, and improve experience of individual academicians in their careermaking endeavor. Although various innovative ideas are presented to improve normal procedures or standard processes throughout academia, answers to this focal question often lie in different levels of organizational units involved in academic operation. That is, what should a department do for its faculty, a college for its departments, a university for its colleges, an association for its member organizations, or a government for its academic institutions, in the best interest of the latter? Similarly, although reformative measures are proposed to the attention of established entities or institutionalized systems, change within the existing situation or practice to a large degree depends upon how people in various social roles relate to each other, in attitude as well as in behavior, when they perform their specific job. In other words, what should a professor do for graduate students, a senior scholar for junior colleagues, a chair for faculty members, a dean for chairs, a university chancellor for deans, an editor for authors, or an association president for the general membership, from the due perspective of the latter? The logic or legitimacy of examining this focal question and its organizational unit and social role is clear: a shining academician owes much to the support of his or her assistants, students, and followers, a rising university builds on the productivity of its individual divisions, and a thriving knowledge enterprise depends upon the success of individual careermaking scholars. Beyond its own functionality and success, by division of labor, the higher level or the larger system has an inescapable responsibility to ensure that individual players or components therein grow, develop, and perform to the best of their potential. In content, this volume consists of sixteen chapters. Chapter 1 identifies main pathways and stages in academic careers. Chapters 2–5 focuses on the career process, exploring major requirements that an academician has to work on and fulfill in his or her careermaking endeavor. These requirements include educational preparation, job search, institutional placement, and professional networking. Chapters 6–15 centers on the career structure, examining essential elements that a scholar has to build and maintain in his or her career identity. These elements range from the academic degree, position, publication, teaching, presentation, service, grants, awards, and membership in academic associations, to tenure. The last chapter capitalizes on the curriculum vitae as a miniature of the academic personality that a career professional must present to the community of scholarship.

Managing Your Academic Career

Author: Wyn Grant
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230208606
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Managing Your Academic Career from the Author: Wyn Grant. This book provides recent entrants to academic jobs in the humanities and social sciences with a guide to success in their chosen career. It covers how to get a job, time management, relations with colleagues, effective teaching, PhD supervision and examining, getting published and career development.

Handbook Of Gendered Careers In Management

Author: Adelina M. Broadbridge
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1782547703
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Handbook Of Gendered Careers In Management from the Author: Adelina M. Broadbridge. Handbook of Gendered Careers in Management provides an international overview of current practice and theory surrounding gendered employment in management, illustrating the impact of gender on key stages of career development.

Guiding Doctors In Managing Their Careers

Author: Ruth Chambers
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 9781857756111
Size: 65.69 MB
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Guiding Doctors In Managing Their Careers from the Author: Ruth Chambers. This book is a practical toolkit for every doctor, tutor and manager in hospitals, medical schools and primary care who gives formal or informal advice to students, juniors and colleagues. Guiding Doctors in Managing their Careers incorporates, in a practical way, all the key concepts in Modernising Medical Careers, the NHS Priorities, the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework, and new variations in career pathways. It also distinguishes between career information, guidance and counselling and explains the required competencies for each.

Management And Gender In Higher Education

Author: Pat O'Connor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526103095
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Management And Gender In Higher Education from the Author: Pat O'Connor. This book is a definitive examination of higher education: locating it in a wider neo-liberal context involving the state and the market, with a specific focus on recent higher policy and on the elite group of senior managers in universities. Written in a clear accessible style, it provides an in-depth analysis of university structures, cultures and practices at senior management level. Despite the managerialist rhetoric of accountability, we see structures where access to power is through the Presidents' 'blessing', very much as in a medieval court. We see a culture that is less than comfortable with the presence of women, and which, in its narratives, stereotypes and interactions exemplifies to a rather nineteenth-century view of women. Sites and sources of change are also identified. In a global context where diversity is crucial to innovation, it challenges us to critically reflect on management and on higher education.

Research Handbook On Women In International Management

Author: Kate Hutchings
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1781955034
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Research Handbook On Women In International Management from the Author: Kate Hutchings. The Research Handbook on Women in International Management is a carefully designed collection of contributions that provides a thorough and nuanced discussion of how women engage in international management. It also offers important insights into emerg

Early Career Academics In New Zealand Challenges And Prospects In Comparative Perspective

Author: Kathryn A. Sutherland
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331961830X
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Early Career Academics In New Zealand Challenges And Prospects In Comparative Perspective from the Author: Kathryn A. Sutherland. What does it mean to be starting an academic career in the twenty first century? What challenges and prospects are new academics facing and how are they dealing with these? This book provides answers to these questions through an investigation of the experiences of early career academics in New Zealand universities. Filling a gap in the international literature on the academic profession by providing a comprehensive overview of the experiences of New Zealand academics, the book includes research findings from a national survey covering all eight New Zealand universities. This research is also compared with various findings from the 2007 Changing Academic Profession survey in 19 other countries. The book encourages readers to think about the early career academic experience in New Zealand in relation to their own experiences of the academic profession internationally. Key areas of focus in the nine chapters include: the teaching, research, and service preferences and activities of early career academics; work-life balance; satisfaction; the experiences of Māori academics; and professional development and support for all early career academics. Underpinning the book is the issue of the socialisation of early career academics into the academic profession in the twenty first century, and how structure and agency interact to affect that socialisation. Suggestions are made, and links to freely available online resources are provided, for improving socialisation at the individual, departmental, institutional, and national levels.

Academic And Professional Identities In Higher Education

Author: Celia Whitchurch
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135224080
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Academic And Professional Identities In Higher Education from the Author: Celia Whitchurch. The latest volume in the Routledge International Studies in Higher Education Series, Academic and Professional Identities in Higher Education: The Challenges of a Diversifying Workforce, reviews the implications of new forms of academic and professional identity, which have emerged largely as a result of a broadening disciplinary base and increasing permeability between higher education and external environments. The volume addresses the challenges faced by those responsible for the wellbeing of academic faculty and professional staff. International perspectives examine current practice against a background of rapidly changing policy contexts, focusing on the critical ‘people dimension’ of enhancing academic and professional activity, while also addressing national, socio-economic, and community agendas. Consideration is given to mainstream academic faculty and professional staff, researchers, library and information professionals, people with an interest in teaching and learning, and those involved in individual projects or institutional development. The following provide the key themes of Academic and Professional Identities in Higher Education: The Challenges of a Diversifying Workforce: The implications of diversifying academic and professional identities for the functioning of higher education institutions and sectors. The pace and nature of such change in different institutional systems and environments. The challenges to institutional systems and structures from emergent identities and possible tensions, and how these might be addressed. The implications of blurring academic and professional identities, with a shift towards mixed or ‘blended’ roles, for individual careers and institutional development.

Managing Careers

Author: Yehuda Baruch
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273678007
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Managing Careers from the Author: Yehuda Baruch. Yehuda Baruch focuses upon career systems and the way they are managed by organizations, reflecting the diversity that exists in management studies in practice and in theory. His ideas are based upon the notion that HRM's role is to obtain and retain staff. This book focuses upon the retention role.