05 juin 2019

Game, Set and Match: Bureaucracy 1

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Neil C Cranston[Edit][Delete]: Game, Set and Match: Bureaucracy 1, Schools 0: Time to Change the Rules?, Centre for Innovation in Education [Edit][Delete] January 13, 2006

[link: Hits] Though the topic of this essay is the relation between schools and central administrative organizations, I think that the argument can be applied more broadly, to the relationship between any entity in an organization. Of most value is the table comparing 'traditional' and 'revolutionary' management of the organization. Consider, for example, the difference between "promotion is the reward of those who 'look' and 'sound' like their superiors" and "difference and diversity in thinking, attitudes and ideas are valued and rewarded." Which one more resembles your own organization. More...

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24 avril 2019

Neoliberalism and crushing bureaucracy in the public sector

The GuardianThe rigid rules and regulations we are bound by, which stipulate not merely which procedures have to be followed for each activity, but how these must be performed, make it impossible for us to do our jobs effectively. The bureaucratic tail now wags the professional dog. More...

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22 avril 2019

More money for the classroom - or for bureaucrats?

The ConversationWith most states still yet to sign on to the package, the budget papers reveal where the funding will be coming from, namely through reforms to the family payment system, closing tax loopholes and cuts to the higher education sector. More...

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03 août 2018

200 €, splendeur de la bureaucratie

Sur le blog "Histoires d'universités" de Pierre Dubois. Je viens de lire la circulaire n°2018-088, du 9-7-2018, Procédure nationale de préinscription Parcoursup, Aides spécifiques à certains bacheliers (en fait, une aide à la mobilité géographique). Plus...

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01 août 2018

Acting CEO taking over reins at Pa. Higher Education Assistance Agency

University Business Magazine logoThe chief operating officer at the state's student financial aid agency has been promoted to serve as interim president and CEO while a national search is underway to identify a permanent successor to James Preston who is retiring from the post at close of business on Friday. More...

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Associate college librarian for research services

University Business Magazine logoThis position is responsible for leading a team of professional research librarians and managing research and instruction services and operations. More...

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Director of donor relations

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Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. More...

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New university rules encourage scientists to avoid air travel

University Business Magazine logoLast December, on a dark evening in Baltimore, Anna Scott left her apartment and dragged her bag three minutes to the train station. She eventually caught her train, the Crescent, claimed a comfortable seat to cuddle up in, and took out her laptop full of files related to her PhD work on urban temperature at Johns Hopkins. The Crescent would be her home for the next 27 hours. More...

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31 juillet 2018

Director of college wide student services

University Business Magazine logoSUNY Empire State College, Office of Academic Affairs, seeks a thoughtful, highly organized, director of college wide student services to provide leadership across a range of sensitive student services matters. More...

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Vice president for institutional advancement

University Business Magazine logoThe vice president for institutional advancement will be a strategic and valued fundraising leader and program builder who will thrive working in a non-traditional higher education environment. More...

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