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Author Hiler, Edward A. (Edward Allan)

Title Together we can : pathways to collective leadership in agriculture at Texas A & M / Edward A. Hiler, Steven L. Bosserman
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 105 pages) : illustrations
Series AgriLife Research and Extension Service series
AgriLife Research and Extension Service series.
Contents A journey of a thousand miles -- Collective leadership -- Steven L. Bosserman -- Starting out: family background -- The early years, 1939-1966 -- Steven L. Bosserman: power dynamics -- In front of the class: the faculty-only years, 1966-1974 -- Steven L. Bosserman: get in, stay in, work in -- Early leadership years: department head, 1974-1988 -- Steven L. Bosserman: mentorship -- New and expanding horizons: the A & M System office years, 1989-1992 -- Steven L. Bosserman: conversations, convening, and commitment -- Leading the agriculture program, 1992-2004 -- Steven L. Bosserman: strategic framing -- The Ellison Chair in International Floriculture, 2005-2007 -- Steven L. Bosserman: whither art thou, o collective leadership?
Summary Together We Can recounts effective strategies for institutional change and focuses on collective leadership within the land-grant university system, with reflections on Hiler's long and successful career in academic leadership, both at Texas A & M University and within the larger Texas A & M System. Although many books discuss leadership and organizational change in the private sector, there are relatively few dealing with public-sector entities-especially public land-grant universities and academic agencies-and none on collective leadership, the standard for highly collabor
Analysis Multi-User
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hiler, Edward A. (Edward Allan)
Texas A & M University System -- Administration.
Agricultural education -- Texas.
College administrators -- Texas -- Biography.
Educational change -- Texas.
Educational leadership -- Texas.
State universities and colleges -- Texas -- Administration.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Bosserman, Steven L.
ISBN 1603445145 (e-book)
9781603445146 (e-book)