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Management in Higher Education


reviewed by Edwin A. Lee - 1965

coverTitle: Management in Higher Education
Author(s): Thad Hungate
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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The author, Dr. Thad L. Hungate, says in his brief preface "This, then, is a guide to management." He defines management in the first sentence of the first chapter thus: "In this work, the term management means the management of an institution of higher education," perhaps unwittingly following Gertrude Stein in her "a rose is a rose, is a rose." In a footnote he states that he has chosen management rather than administration "because of its breadth of meaning." Later in several places and in several variations he names four major functions of management as organizing and delegating, directing, operating, and evaluating (p. 239). There are nine chapters. The first two present in almost confusing detail, with some limited projections, the status quo of higher education in the United States as of 1964. An overwhelming mass of statistics demonstrates what any sophisticated educator already knows, viz.: that there is great diversity... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 67 Number 2, 1965, p. 148-148
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2361, Date Accessed: 7/8/2020 7:54:09 AM

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