Books, Articles and Papers for Department Chairs

Aziz, Shahnaz, Morrell E. Mullins, William K. Balzer, Eyal Grauer, Jennifer L. Burnfield, Michael A. Lodata, and Melissa A. Cohen-Powless. "Understanding the training needs of department chairs." Studies in Higher Education Vol. 30, No. 5,. (2005): Print. (Journal)

Booth, David B. "The department chair: Professional Development and Role Conflict." ASHE-ERIC/Higher Education Research Report No 10. (1982): Print. (Journal) http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED226689.pdf

Booth, David B. The Training of New Department Chairmen. The Need, Present and Proposed Programs.. Print. (Book) http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED028711.pdf

Boyer, E. L. "The scholarship of engagement." Journal of Public Service and Outreach. (1996): Print.

Buller, J. L. The essential department chair: A practical guide to college administration. Jossey-Bass., 2006. Print. (Book)

Carroll, J. B. "Career paths of department chairs: A national prespective." Research in Higher Education Vol. 32 No. 6. (1991): Print. (Journal)

Carroll, James B, and Mimi Wolverton. "Who becomes a chair?." New Directions for Higher Education no. 126. (Summer 2004): Print. (Journal) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/he.144/pdf

Chu, D. The department chair primer: Leading and managing academic departments. Jossey-Bass. 2006. Print. (Book)

Davenport, T. "Knowledge work and the future of Management." Future of leadership: Today's Top Leadership Thinkers Speak to Tomorrow's Leaders. 2001. Print. (Book)

Flian, Gary L. "The need for leadership training: Evolution of the Chair Academy." New Directions for Community Colleges no. 105. (Spring 1999): Print. (Journal)

Foote, Elizabeth. "Sources and Information on midlevel managers in community college." New Directions for Community Colleges no. 105. (Spring 1999): Print. (Journal)

Gillet-Karam, Rosemary. "Midlevel Management in the community college: a rose garden?." New Directions for Community Colleges no. 105. (Spring 1999): Print. (Journal) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cc.10501/pdf

Gmelch, W. H. , and B. C. Houchen. "The balancing act of community college chairs." Or “The department chair’s balancing acts.” Academic Leadership (3). (1994): Print. (Journal) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/he.149/pdf

Gmelch, Walter, and Val D. Miskin. Chairing an Academic Department. 2nd ed. Madison, Wisconsin: Atwood Publishing, 2004. Print. (Book)

Gordon, George. "University roles and career paths: Trends, scenarios and motivational challenges." Higher Education Management and Policy Vol. 15, No. 3. (2003): Print. (Journal)

Green, Madeleine, F. . Leaders for a new era: Strategies for higher education. New York: American Council on education and Macmillan, 1988. Print. (Book)

Gumport, Patricia, and Brian Pusser. "A case of bureaucratic accretion: context and consequences." Journal of Higher Education Vol. 66, No. 5.. (Sept-Oct 1995): Print. (Journal)

Gumport, Patricia. "Public universities as academic workplaces." NCPI technical report No. 1-02. (1997): Print. (Journal)  http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdfplus/20027461.pdf?acceptTC=true

Hecht, I. W. D., M. Higgerson, W. H. Gmelch, and A. Tucker.  The department chair as academic leader. Phoenix, AZ: The Oryx Press, 1999. Print. (Book)

Higgerson, M. Communication Skills for Department Chairs. Boston: Anker Publishing Company, Inc., 1996. Print. (Book)

Hoppe, Sherry L. "Identifying and Nurturing Potential Academic Leaders." New Directions for Higher Education no. 124 . (Winter 2003): Print. (Journal) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/he.125/pdf

Jackson, Jerlando F. L. . "Toward a business model of executive behavior: An exploration of the workdays for four college of education deans at large research universities." Review of Higher Education, Spring 2004, Vol. 27, No.3. (2004): Print. (Journal) http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/review_of_higher_education/v027/27.3jackson.html

Jennerich, E. J. "Competencies for department chairpersons: Myths and realities." Liberal Education 67 (1) . (1981): Print. (Journal)

Land, Patricia. "From the other side of the academy to academic leadership roles: Crossing the great divide." New Directions for Higher Education no. 124 (Winter 2003): Print. (Journal) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/he.126/pdf

Leaning, D. R. Academic Leadership: A Practical Guide to Charing the Department.Jossey-Bass. 2006. Print. (Book)

Lees, D. Chairing academic departments: traditional  and emerging expectations. Jossey-Bass. 2002. Print. (Book)

Perlman, Daniel H. "Leadership development: A Participants Perspective." Leaders for a new era: Strategies for higher education. (1988): Print. (Journal)

Raines, Shirley C, and Martha Squires Alberg. "The role of professional development in preparing academic leaders." New Directions for Higher Education no. 124 . (Winter 2003): Print. (Journal) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/he.128/pdf

Seagren, A. T., and M. S. Dockery. "Academic Leadership: Past Present and Future." Academic Leadership (3). (1996): Print. (Journal)

Seagren, Alan T, John W Creswell, and Daniel W Wheeler. ASHE-ERIC/Higher Education Research Report No 1, Clearinghouse on Higher Education, The George Washington University: The department chair: new roles, responsibilities and challenges. 1993. Print. (Book) http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED363164.pdf

Seldin, P. Evaluating and developing administrative performance: A practical guide for academic leaders. San, Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1988 Print. (Book)

Seldin, P., and M. L. Higgerson. The administrative portfolio: A practical guide to improved administrative performance and personnel decisions.  Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing, 2002. Print. (Book)

Spangler, Mary S. "The Practitioner's Guide to midlevel management development." New Directions for Community Colleges No. 105. (Spring 1999): Print. (Journal) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cc.10503/pdf

Speck, Bruce W. "The role of doctoral programs in preparing the faculty for multiple roles in the academy." New Directions for Higher Education no. 124 . (Winter 2003): Print. (Journal) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/he.129/pdf

Thomas, Jerry R. , and John H. Schuh. "Socializing new chairs." New Directions for Higher Education no. 126. (Summer 2004): Print. (Journal) >http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/he.145/pdf

Wheeler, D. W., A. T. Seagren, L. W. Becker, and E. R. Kinley. The academic chair’s handbook. Jossey-Bass. 2008. Print. (Book)

Yamasaki, Erika. "Understanding managerial Leadership as more than an oxymoron." New Directions for Community Colleges no. 105. (Spring 1999): Print. (Journal) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cc.10508/abstract