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Fitting Form to Function: A Primer on the Organization of Academic Institutions

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by
Rudolph H. Weingartner

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 168 pages

File size: 611 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Written informally, Fitting Form to Function that the way in which the various departments within colleges and universities are organized has a direct impact on their effectiveness. Factors such as reporting structures, what kinds of committees are formed, and how the administration and faculty collaborate to make decisions all play key roles in how well an institution meets its objectives. Weingartner also includes 27 maxims, such as #17 Boundaries are less likely to create solidarity among those who live within them than they constitute barriers for those residing outside them.

Written informally, Fitting Form to Function that the way in which the various departments within colleges and universities are organized has a direct impact on their effectiveness. Factors such as reporting structures, what kinds of committees are formed, and how the administration and faculty collaborate to make decisions all play key roles in how well an institution meets its objectives. Weingartner also includes 27 maxims, such as #17 Boundaries are less likely‚Ķ (more)

Written informally, Fitting Form to Function that the way in which the various departments within colleges and universities are organized has a direct impact on their effectiveness. Factors such as reporting structures, what kinds of committees are formed, and how the administration and faculty collaborate to make decisions all play key roles in how well an institution meets its objectives. Weingartner also includes 27 maxims, such as #17 Boundaries are less likely to create solidarity among those who live within them than they constitute barriers for those residing outside them.

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