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- ISBN: 9780415892704 | 0415892708
- Cover: Nonspecific Binding
- Copyright: 10/29/2012
Efficiency, focus, and accountability have become the defining standards for contemporary educational leaders. Organization and Administration in Higher Education situates strategic planning and budgeting within the organization and administration of higher education institutions, providing effective and proven strategies for weathering financial challenges in a way that distinguishes a school from its competitors. The authors focus on:putting institutional resources in areas of strategic advantage cultivating alternative revenue sources obtaining broad-based support for decisions and creating a culture of accountability and excellence regardless of institution typeDistinguished administrators at technical, two-year, four-year, and private institutions provide additional insights throughout the text. Effective planning and administration can elevate a school in critical ways, by enhancing recruitment and retention, strengthening student life, increasing outside support and private giving, and advancing a reputation for excellence. This textbook teaches those skills, making it an essential resource for pre-service and in-service professionals in the best and worst of economic times.