Most American colleges and universities face difficult choices about how they will meet new demands in an environment of fiscal constraints. For many, growth and expansion are no longer feasible. To make necessary changes, institutions facing these challenges may have to close select academic programs. This book explores the process of program termination. It discusses the context leading institutions to consider program reduction and provides in-depth examination of the discontinuance process at four universities through rich case studies by focusing on the roles of leadership, shared governance, and external factors.Boston: Pitman. Pfeffer, J., aamp; Salancik, G. R. (1978). The external control of organizations: A resource dependence perspective. ... The university: An ownera#39;s manual. New York: W. W. Norton. Rothblatt, S. (1995). An historical perspective on theanbsp;...
|Author||:||Peter D. Eckel|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2003-01-01|