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2010

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What Do Deans Do?, Julie Davies, Howard Thomas Jan 2010

What Do Deans Do?, Julie Davies, Howard Thomas

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

The article offers information on the jobs of business school deans in Great Britain. According to a survey of deans conducted by the Association of Business Schools, effective deans need resolve conflict and deal with issues face-to-face. It says that they try to be selective about which meetings they attended and are appointed to support others' talents and ensure the accomplishment of their works. It adds that they often encounter dilemmas between spending time and energy on operations.


Keeping One Step Ahead, Fernando Fragueiro, Howard Thomas Jan 2010

Keeping One Step Ahead, Fernando Fragueiro, Howard Thomas

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

The article explores how business school deans can lead their organizations forward in an era of persistent challenges and global tension. It suggests business schools to rise to the challenge of seeking solutions for the shortcomings that have been revealed. It recommends deans to bolster their own leadership skills to provide their institutions with clear governance. It outlines several key responsibilities of deans including environmental scanning, issue diagnosis, and power mobilization.