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Faculty Incivility: The Rise of the Academic Bully Culture and What to Do About It

Faculty Incivility: The Rise of the Academic Bully Culture and What to Do About It

Darla J. Twale , Barbara M. De Luca

ISBN: 978-0-470-19766-0

Feb 2008, Jossey-Bass

240 pages

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This important book addresses the prevalence of faculty incivility, camouflaged aggression, and the rise of an academic bully culture in higher education. The authors show how to recognize a bully culture that may form as a result of institutional norms, organizational structure, academic culture, and systemic changes. Filled with real-life examples, the book offers research-based suggestions for dealing with this disruptive and negative behavior in the academic workplace.

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Preface.

The Authors.

Part I: Laying the Foundation.

1. Civility, Incivility, Bullying, and Mobbing in Academe.

2. Incivility and the History of Higher Education.

3. Learning Incivility.

4. Motivating Structures and Processes: Academic Organization and Governance Structure.

5. Enabling Structure and Process: The Academic Culture.

Part II: Pinpointing Causes.

6. The Changing Face of Academe as a Precipitating Circumstance.

7. Corporate Culture in Academe as a Precipitating Circumstance.

Part III: Addressing Faculty Incivility and the Academic Bully Culture.

8. Characterizing the Bully Culture.

9. Challenging the Academic Bully Culture.

Epilogue.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.