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Paul, R. H. Leadership under fire: The challenging role of the Canadian university president. McGill-Queen's University Press. ISBN: 9-780-7735-3887-0. Pages: 333.
Drawing on leadership theory, interviews with 11 presidents and the author’s 35 years of professional experience, this book provides insightful commentary on the leadership challenges faced by university presidents Canadian and a comprehensive survey of the changing university landscape in that country.
Leadership under Fire illuminates some of the ways in which Canadian universities are unique and shows the importance of organisational cultural and institutional fit for leaders confronting critical academic issues, such as academic leadership and accountability, student success and support, university funding and fund-raising, strategic planning, government and community relations, and internationalism.McGill-Queen's University Press