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Leadership Development in Academics: What Can Be Learned from Industry?
WCOB Faculty Publications
  • Michael S. Carriger, Sacred Heart University
Document Type
Peer-Reviewed Article
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The article discusses management lessons that can be learned by educational leaders and administrators from the business sector. The necessity of developing the management and leadership potential of departmental chairs and deans is mentioned. Combining classroom instruction, mentoring, and leadership coaching to help staff in the transition from faculty to administration is recommended. The leadership development program of General Electric is cited as a model to emulate.
Citation Information
Carriger, M. S. "Leadership development in academics: What can be learned from industry?" The Department Chair 23.3 (2013): 18-19.