—David W. Leslie, Chancellor Professor of Education, The College of William and Mary
"Leadership in Place provides ground-breaking insights into the practice of leadership in higher education. The constraints on authority in cultures that select for people who place a premium on their own autonomous research and teaching pose special demands for leadership, and Wergin's volume sheds penetrating light into these challenges. An immensely practical book."
—Ronald A. Heifetz, King Hussein Bin Talal Lecturer in Public Leadership, and Co-Founder, Center for Public Leadership, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
From the Back Cover
The contributors to this book—academic leaders from diverse sectors of the academy—tell their stories about leading in place, and each contributes a useful lesson. The book's final chapter integrates these lessons into an agenda for what higher education must do to create conditions under which leadership in place is the norm rather than the exception.
- Why We Need Leadership in Place
- Legacies of Leadership in Place
- (Leading?) From the Core
- Adaptive Leadership and Transformative Learning: A Case Study of Leading by Part-time Faculty
- Creative Redesign for Change
- Leadership Stymied
- Sharing Leadership in an Academic Health Center School of Nursing
- Following the Leader and Leading the Followers
- Leadership Is Action: Learning to Lead in Place
- Leadership as Place