Handbook of Research on Ethical Challenges in Higher Education Leadership and Administration

Handbook of Research on Ethical Challenges in Higher Education Leadership and Administration

Victor Wang (The University of Montana Western, USA)
Release Date: April, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 466|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4141-8
ISBN13: 9781799841418|ISBN10: 1799841413|EISBN13: 9781799841425|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781799851202
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Higher education institutions are, more so than other organizations, deeply complex, and they present a unique challenge to their leaders and administrators. The unique complexities of higher education call for governance founded on thoughtful consideration of leadership practices, theory, and styles that reflect the values of the institution and its mission. Embedded in a rapidly changing society, the future of higher education leadership and administration is necessarily dynamic and demands a strong ethical core to guide research, knowledge production, and organizational behavior.

TheHandbook of Research on Ethical Challenges in Higher Education Leadership and Administration is a cutting-edge research publication that examines leadership ethics that higher education institutions must employ to be proactive, visionary, and ethically sound. The publication covers the importance of leadership ethics in higher education as well as the foundation for developing frameworks in which to ground the presence of leadership ethics in higher education. Featuring a wide range of topics such as distance education, free speech, and leadership, this book is ideal for librarians, academicians, administrators, researchers, education professionals, policymakers, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Administration
  • Distance Education
  • Emancipatory Education
  • Ethics
  • Faculty Socialization
  • Free Speech
  • Higher Education
  • Leadership
  • Pedagogy
  • Tenure

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Victor Wang, Professor/Dissertation Chair/Recipient of 2016 AAACE Presidential Award, has published more than 230 refereed books, book chapters, and journal articles. These publications address andragogy and pedagogy, which can be considered as the umbrella under which such areas as andragogical curriculum and program development, management, human performance technology, social justice, global education, diversity and E-learning are addressed.

Currently, Dr. Wang is co-editing the International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology with a Columbia University Professor, Dr. Lyle Yorks and a doctoral student of Malcolm Knowles, Dr. John A. Henschke. Dr. Wang has won many academic achievement awards, including the Distinguished Faculty Scholarly & Creative Achievement Award. He has had extensive experience in chairing and mentoring doctoral dissertations (including dissertations from University of Auckland, New Zealand). Some of his books have been adopted as required textbooks by major universities in the United States, and in China. In addition, numerous universities worldwide including some Ivy League Universities have cataloged his books and journal articles. Dr. Wang’s teaching (including teaching via technology) has reached many states in the United States and China. Personal Link: http://victorcxwangassociates.org/