Presentation Theme

Working with Faculty and Administration

Presentation Type

Best Practice Presentation (45 minute presentation about a specific best practice)

Abstract

Leading a department through a transition such as reorganization or restructuring is difficult. When the unit leader is in an interim position, this is even more complicated. This presentation will be led by faculty who were all in interim leadership positions during major transitions in leadership, restructuring, and staff layoffs.

Keywords

Managing Change, Leadership, Transition, Academic Restructuring, Conflict

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Interim Leadership Positions: The Kobayashi Maru of Academia?

Leading a department through a transition such as reorganization or restructuring is difficult. When the unit leader is in an interim position, this is even more complicated. This presentation will be led by faculty who were all in interim leadership positions during major transitions in leadership, restructuring, and staff layoffs.