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Managing for Innovation: New Directions for Higher Education, Number 137

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Managing for Innovation: New Directions for Higher Education, Number 137

Theodore S. Glickman (Editor), Susan C. White (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-787-99744-1 June 2007 Jossey-Bass 120 Pages

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Innovation can offer flexibility that enables institutions to adapt more readily in a constantly changing environment. It is a means by which colleges and universities can address concerns typically associated with mature enterprises, create tools to ease increasing cost pressures, and gain efficiency through better operations and better matching of resources and requirements. How best to foster innovations through supportive management is a central topic of this volume.

This is the 137th volume of the quarterly report series New Directions for Higher Education.

Editors' Notes Theodore S. Glickman Susan C. White 1

1 Application of the Baldrige Model for Innovation in Higher Education Julie A. Furst-Bowe Roy A. Bauer 5

2 Innovation in Higher Education: A Case Study of the western Governors University Kevin Kinser 15

3 Universal Design Across the Curriculum Robbin Zeff 27

4 A Challenging Journey: From Leadership Courses to Leadership Foundation for Higher Education Robin Middlehurst 45

5 Higher Education Assessment: Linking Accreditation Standards and the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria Brent D. Ruben 59

6 Information Technology: A Contributor to Innovation in Higher Education Ted Dodds 58

7 Innovation in Higher Education: Implications for the Future Susan C. White Theodore S. Glichman 97

Index 107