A first-rate book, well worth reading. Ann Lucas has taken years of research and reflection and distilled them into an easily understood, useful volume designed to help department chairs develop their leadership skills. - William E. Cashin, director, Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development, Kansas State UniversityA practical guide to developing the survival skills that chairs need in order to function as leaders and build cohesive teams in departments.
ANN F. LUCAS is professor of organization development and former campus chair in the Department of Management at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where she is founder and former director of the Office of Professional and Organizational Development. She is the author of The Department Chair's Role in Enhancing College Teaching (Jossey--Bass, 1989).