C(H)AOS theory : reflections of chief academic officers in theological education / edited by Kathleen D. Billman & Bruce C. Birch.
Contributor(s): Billman, Kathleen D. (Kathleen Diane) | Birch, Bruce C.Material type: TextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2011Description: xii, 399 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780802866875 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0802866875 (pbk. : alk. paper).Other title: CHAOS theory | CAOS theory.Subject(s): Theological seminaries -- United States -- Administration | Theological seminaries -- Evaluation | Educational leadership -- United States | College administrators -- United States | Deans (Education) -- United StatesLOC classification: BV4166 | .C53 2011
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Includes bibliographical references.
Introduction. Honoring complexities, celebrating colleagueship : what to expect from this book / Kathleen D. Billman -- Reading institutional context. Academic leadership and the varieties of theological schools. Fins on the left, fins on the right : reading context in seminaries / Jana Childers -- Stop, look, and listen : observation in academic leadership / Gail R. O'Day -- Developing vision and serving mission. The centrality of institutional mission as an anchor of corporate vision / Jay Wade Marshall -- From vision to decision : identifying the dean's essential role in facilitating the school's mission / Richard Benson -- The vocational call and multifaceted role of the CAO. The vocation of the academic dean / Stephen R. Graham -- The vocational call and multiple occupations of a CAO / Linda W. Bryan -- Nurturing commitments. Relating to the CEO. Leading from the middle / Willie James Jennings -- Building a relationship that furthers the mission / Randolph MacFarland -- The dean's role in governance. Governance and faculty leadership : routine, complex, contentious, and collaborative / D. Cameron Murchison -- Fulcrum leadership and the varied dimensions of governance / Anne T. Anderson -- Faculty leadership and development. Scaffolding that supports faculty leadership : the dean's constructive role / Anne B. Yardley -- Faculty leadership and development : lessons from the Anabaptist-Pietist tradition / Dale R. Stoffer -- The dean's relationship with students. The dean and students : a denominational seminary perspective / Ruth A. Meyers -- The dean and students : a divinity school perspective / Richard A. Rosengarten -- Modeling/leading in teaching and scholarship. The dean as teacher and scholar : four ways to lead / Craig L. Nessan -- Leading as an act of academic hospitality / Barbara Horkoff Mutch -- Leading in diversity : personal experiences and institutional choices. The stranger in the center : the academic dean as racial minority / Stephen Breck Reid -- Locating multiple immigrant identities and belonging in relatedness : insights for intercultural leadership / Faustino M. Cruz -- In the pursuit of a community that does diversity well / Sherwood G. Lingenfelter, with Winston E. Gooden and Linda M. Wagener -- Reflections about gender and administration in theological education / Barbara Brown Zikmund.
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