Rhythms of Academic Life Personal Accounts of Careers in Academia

ISBN-10: 0803972636

ISBN-13: 9780803972636

Edition: 1996

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Description: This invaluable compendium offers guidance, support and advice for those contemplating or involved in academic careers. The contributors provide rich, personal and often humerous accounts of shared and unique experiences in the world of academia.

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Book details

List price: $99.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/16/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 536
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Introduction
Career Rhythms: Five Exemplars
Lessons Learned along the Way
Twelve Suggestions for Optimizing Career Success
On Becoming a Scholar
One Woman's Journey
Rhythms of an Academic's Life
Crossing Cultural Borders
Transitions
Creating a Career
Observations from outside the Mainstream
Early Rhythms
Becoming a Teacher
Becoming a Teacher at a Research University
On Learning Why I Became a Teacher
Research/Teaching Boundaries
Teaching as an Act of Scholarship
Doing Research and Getting Published
Using Programmatic Research to Build a Grounded Theory
Developing Programmatic Research
The Publishing Process
A Struggle for Meaning
Getting Published
Revising and Resubmitting
Author Emotions, Editor Roles, and the Value of Dialogue
Working with Doctoral Students
The Development of Doctoral Students
Substantive and Emotional Perspectives
Working with Doctoral Students
Reflections on Doctoral Work Past and Present
Mentoring Relationships
A Comparison of Experiences in Business and Academia
Transitions and Turning Points in Faculty-Doctoral Student Relationships
Getting Tenure
Getting Tenure
Rounding Corners
An African-American Female Scholar's Pretenure Experiences
Integration of Work and Nonwork Lives
Thoughts on Integrating Your Work and Personal Life (and the Limits of Advice)
Holding It All Together
Middle Rhythms: Traditional Paths
Working Collaboratively
Working Together
Growing a Personal, Professional Collaboration
Three Voices Reflecting on Scholarly Career Journeys with International Collaboration
Becoming a Reviewer
Becoming a Reviewer
Lessons Somewhat Painfully Learned
The Act of Reviewing and Being a Reviewer
Balls, Strikes, and Collisions on the Base Path
Ruminations of a Veteran Reviewer
Becoming a Journal Editor
Becoming a Journal Editor
Work as a Parade of Decision Letters
Pleasures and Burdens of Being an Associate Editor at the Administrative Science Quarterly
Becoming a Department Chair and an Administrator
Alice in Academia
The Department Chairman Role from Both Sides of the Mirror
Herding Cats Part Deux
The Hygiene Factor
Becoming an Administrator
The Education of an Educator
Becoming a Full Professor
On Becoming a Professor
Becoming a Full Professor
The Overenriched Work Life
Dealing with the Overenriched Work Life
Middle Rhythms: Nontraditional Paths
Working as a Consultant
Midlife as a Consultant
Working as a Consultant
Academic Imprimatur or Taboo?
Developing Innovative Teaching Materials
Rhythms of an Academic Life
Reflections on Championing an Innovation in Academe
The Case of Management Skill Education
Working inside the University
Breaking Out, inside the University
Working with Policy Makers
Working with Policy Makers
Another Look at Integrating Work and Nonwork Lives
Confronting the Tensions in an Academic Career
Professional and Personal Life
Rhythms of Renewal
Taking a Sabbatical
What's Next after 10 Years as Dean? Reflections of a Reemerging Professor
A Sabbatical Journey
Toward Personal and Professional Renewal
Rhythms of The Field
A Look at the Future
Business Schools in Transition
A Brief History of Business Education
The External and Institutional Context of Business Higher Education
The Changing Role of the Business School's Environment
The Threat-Rigidity Response Is Real
Business Schools in Transition
An Associate Dean's Perspective
Stakeholders and You
Embracing Change
We Get By with a Lot of Help from Our Friends
Commentary
Conclusion
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