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Leadership for Academic Units: A Performance Improvement Model for Department Chairs, Deans, and Academic Vice Presidents (and those who aspire to be) by William Swart

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Integrating Results, Result Assessment, and Rewards

To maximize department (unit) performance (achieving or exceeding target results), the department chair must assign faculty and staff to activities based on their particular individual strengths, rather than expecting each faculty member to engage in the same activities (teaching, research, and service). It is the responsibility of the chair to protect faculty during the P&T process and to reward faculty performance through merit raises and/or other appropriate non-salary compensation. Faculty and staff who perform better in their assigned tasks should receive better rewards than those in their department who do not perform their assigned tasks as well. In this context, the department chair ...

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