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Transformational Leadership In Higher Education : From Politics To Porcelain, Bunny Brandis Jan 2003

Transformational Leadership In Higher Education : From Politics To Porcelain, Bunny Brandis

Graduate Research Papers

The purpose of this paper is to make a case for transformational leadership as an effective and necessary tool to be accepted and practiced by institutions of higher education. Today's universities are under tremendous pressure to be more responsive to the changing environment and needs of society. The question is; can new leadership function within the traditionally hierarchical management and help transform the transactional university organization?