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John C Knapp - The Business of Higher Education: [3 volumes] - 9780313353505 - V9780313353505
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The Business of Higher Education: [3 volumes]

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Description for The Business of Higher Education: [3 volumes] Multiple-component retail product. At a time of great economic uncertainty, The Business of Higher Education looks at the pros and cons of colleges and universities taking a more business-like approach to fulfilling their missions. Editor(s): Knapp, John C., Ph.D.; Siegel, David J. Num Pages: 909 pages, 3. BIC Classification: JNM; KJB; KJVX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 240 x 162 x 85. Weight in Grams: 1864.
At a time of great economic uncertainty, The Business of Higher Education looks at the pros and cons of colleges and universities taking a more business-like approach to fulfilling their missions. How can colleges and universities navigate their way between shrinking commitments and the increasing expectations of their students? Does the answer lie in taking a more business-like approach? This extraordinary resource considers the costs and benefits to both public and private institutions and to society when academe embraces business models for improving cost-efficiency, marketing, hiring practices, and customer service. Bringing together a diverse team of contributors ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc United States
Number of pages
909
Condition
New
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780313353505
SKU
V9780313353505
Shipping Time
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About John C Knapp
John C. Knapp is university professor and Mann Family Professor of Ethics and Leadership at Samford University, Birmingham, AL, where he directs the Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership. His published works include Praeger's For the Common Good: the Ethics of Leadership in the 21st Century, a collection of essays by internationally recognized thinkers, and Leaders on Ethics: ... Read more

Reviews for The Business of Higher Education: [3 volumes]
The pros and cons of applying business methods to university operations, tempered by economic realities, is at the heart of these books. In a series of 35 essays, academic and corporate experts discuss nearly all aspects of higher education, from leadership strategies, labor issues, and crisis management to rankings, marketing, and sports. . . This set represents a thoughtful and ... Read more

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