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EDUC 6261 Managing Resources for Organizational Success: Finance: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6261 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Chabotar, K. J. (2010). What about the rest of us? Small colleges in financial crisis. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 42(4), 6–12.

Curren, R. (2008). Cardinal virtues of academic administration. Theory and Research in Education, 6(3), 337–363.

Dodd, A. H. (2004). Accreditation as a catalyst for institutional effectiveness. New Directions for Institutional Research, (123), 13–25.

Dooris, M. J., Kelley, J. M., & Trainer, J. F. (2004). Strategic planning in higher education. New Directions for Institutional Research, (123), 5–11.

Facione, P. A. (2009). 20 ways for colleges to cut costs and make money. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 55(28), A36–A37.

Gow, P. (2009). Vital signs. Independent School, 68(4), 54–60.

Gunn, B. (1995). The paradigm shift in university management. The International Journal of Educational Management, 9(1), 28–40.

Higgerson, M., & McCauliff, B. (2009). Managing tight budgets. The Department Chair, 20(1), 1–3. 

Salluzzo, R. E. (1999). Using the budget as an effective management tool. New Directions for Higher Education, (107), 61–71.

Soule, E. (2005). Embedding ethics in business and higher education: From leadership to management imperative (Research Report). Washington, DC: Business-Higher Education Forum.

Wellman, J. V., Desrochers, D. M., & Lenihan, C. M. (2008). The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance.  Lumina Foundation for Education.


Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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