Redefining University Leadership for the 21st Century

Redefining University Leadership for the 21st Century

In a constantly changing economic environment, higher education institutions need to adapt in order to be relevant to their stakeholders and the society. The unpredictable landscape also demands a ...
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Taming the Management Boogeyman

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Christina Chow and Clement Leung

Abstract

Corporate management is ill-suited for managing knowledge workers such as academics. Current generation of university managers are relying on antiquated command and control management methods. However, while work that are relatively structured may be relegated to AI, attention should be focused on non-standard creative work that does not lend itself to being managed.

Keywords:

Command and Control Management, Key Performance Measurements, Knowledge Workers, Positional Power.

Affiliation:

RMIT University Melbourne Australia.