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Educational Administration and Supervision

2000

Higher education

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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Community College Academic Deans: Leadership Frames And Stress , Christopher A. Russell Jan 2000

Community College Academic Deans: Leadership Frames And Stress , Christopher A. Russell

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The academic dean is a middle manager leader with multiple roles in community and technical colleges. This dean has the dual responsibility of guiding the direction of the academic program for faculty at the college and handling the daily tasks of administration;The deans' control over their roles was examined through their ability to influence situations with different leadership styles. Balancing the roles and daily contacts with students, staff, faculty and other administrators creates stress if the demands of the job are beyond the personal control of the dean. Executive stress costs educational organizations time and money. Through extensive study ...


Decanal Work: Using Role Theory And The Sociology Of Time To Study The Executive Behavior Of College Of Education Deans , Jerlando F. L. Jackson Jan 2000

Decanal Work: Using Role Theory And The Sociology Of Time To Study The Executive Behavior Of College Of Education Deans , Jerlando F. L. Jackson

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was: (1) to generate an understanding of the daily administrative processes (activities) of the college of education dean; and (2) to generate a theory based on the delineated roles of the dean as it relates to the executive behavior of the position during the work day. Upon the collection of data determining the dean's executive behavior a comparative analysis using role theory between the dean's executive roles and executive roles found by Mintzberg (1973) was provided. The roles were then aggregated to form the executive behavior of academic deans;Qualitative and quantitative methodologies ...