Engaging the Six Cultures of the Academy

ISBN-10: 0787995193
ISBN-13: 9780787995195
Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)
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Description: In "The Four Cultures of the Academy," William H. Bergquist identified four different, yet interrelated, cultures found in North American higher education: collegial, managerial, developmental, and advocacy. In this new and expanded edition of that  More...

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Book details

List price: $49.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/19/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

In "The Four Cultures of the Academy," William H. Bergquist identified four different, yet interrelated, cultures found in North American higher education: collegial, managerial, developmental, and advocacy. In this new and expanded edition of that classic work, Bergquist and coauthor Kenneth Pawlak propose that there are additional external influences in our global culture that are pressing upon the academic institution, forcing it to alter the way it goes about its business. Two new cultures are now emerging in the academic institution as a result of these global, external forces: the virtual culture, prompted by the technological and social forces that have emerged over the past twenty years, and the tangible culture, which values its roots, community, and physical location and has only recently been evident as a separate culture partly in response to emergence of the virtual culture. These two cultures interact with the previous four, creating new dynamics.

Preface
About the Authors
Introduction
The Collegial Culture
The Managerial Culture
The Developmental Culture
The Advocacy Culture
The Virtual Culture
The Tangible Culture
Bridging the Gap
Academic Cultures Inventory
Marking Key for the Academic Cultures Inventory
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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