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  1. Add to Wish List How to Lead Academic Departments Successfully

    How to Lead Academic Departments Successfully

    Edited by Adam Lindgreen, Alan Irwin, Flemming Poulfelt, Thyra U. Thomsen
    It is an old cliché that leading and managing academics is like herding cats. This book challenges this myth and presents a way to deal with the many challenges of academic leadership, from managing departments, research groups and teams...
    Hardback (2021)

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  2. Add to Wish List How to Enhance Your Research

    How to Enhance Your Research

    Don J. Webber
    Accessible in its style, yet comprehensive in content, this groundbreaking book provides a wealth of advice on how academics can enhance their research practices. It also highlights the fundamental role of research leaders and how their ...
    Hardback (2021)

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  3. Add to Wish List Defining Public Goods

    Defining Public Goods

    David J. O’Brien
    Through the lens of an economist’s notion of public goods, David J. O’Brien analyzes the dual problems of declining communities and polarizing conflicts between metropolitan and rural communities. The author describes in detail how seemi...
    Hardback (2021)

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  4. Add to Wish List How Not to Write a Thesis or Dissertation

    How Not to Write a Thesis or Dissertation

    Mikael Sundström
    If you thought a book about thesis writing would make for wearisome reading, think again! In seven entertaining and enlightening chapters, Mikael Sundström sheds light on the trials and tribulations of academic writing, offering guidance...
    Paperback (2020)

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    Hardback (2020)

    List price $110.00

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  5. Add to Wish List A Research Agenda for Academic Integrity

    A Research Agenda for Academic Integrity

    Edited by Tracey Bretag
    Within the field of higher education, academic integrity is a subject of intense debate. This highly topical book provides indepth analysis of emerging threats to academic integrity, and practical, evidence-based recommendations for crea...
    Hardback (2020)

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  6. Add to Wish List Competitive Accountability in Academic Life

    Competitive Accountability in Academic Life

    Richard Watermeyer
    This book considers how a culture of ‘competitive accountability’ in UK higher education produces multiple tensions, contradictions and paradoxes that are destabilizing and deleterious to the work and identities of academics as research ...
    Hardback (2019)

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    Paperback (2020)

    List price $37.00

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  7. Add to Wish List Higher Education and the Future of Graduate Employability

    Higher Education and the Future of Graduate Employability

    Edited by Ruth Bridgstock, Neil Tippett
    This book challenges the dominant ‘employability skills’ discourse by exploring socially connected and networked perspectives to learning and teaching in higher education. Both learning and career development happen naturally and optimal...
    Hardback (2019)

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  8. Add to Wish List Publish or Perish

    Publish or Perish

    Imad A. Moosa
    Imad Moosa’s thought-provoking book explores the contemporary doctrine that plagues the academic sphere: the principle of publish or perish. This book identifies the pressures placed upon academics to either publish their work regularly,...
    Paperback (2018)

    List price $34.00

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    Hardback (2018)

    List price $126.00

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  9. Add to Wish List How to be an Academic Superhero

    How to be an Academic Superhero

    Iain Hay
    In universities across the world, academics struggle to establish and sustain their careers while satisfying intensifying institutional demands. Drawing from the author’s decades of observation and experience in academia, this exceptiona...
    Paperback (2017)

    List price $44.00

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    Hardback (2017)

    List price $131.00

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  10. Add to Wish List Managing Academics

    Managing Academics

    Richard Philip Winter
    Managing Academics contrasts three alternative perspectives of managing (professionalism, quality of worklife, prosocial identity) with the dominant perspective of managerialism in higher education institutions. The intention of the cont...
    Hardback (2017)

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  11. Add to Wish List Research Without Tears

    Research Without Tears

    John Creedy
    The book covers topics including: planning a first research project; writing a first research paper; writing a thesis and the relationship with a supervisor; the differences between journal and book publishing and what to expect from edi...
    Paperback (2008)

    List price $46.00

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    Hardback (2008)

    List price $127.00

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