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Wagoner, Richard L. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
In order to make organizational ethical decisions regarding part-time faculty, leaders should seek to understand the differing needs of part-time faculty and apply that knowledge to creating differentiated policies that can better stand up to the criteria of the ethical decision-making.
Descriptors: Ethics, Decision Making, Part Time Faculty, Leadership Responsibility
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Neal, Phillip; Justice, Brooke; Barron, Kyle – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
In a values-based organization, ethical decision-making can propel an institution by energizing a culture that keeps its focus on shared goals and effective leadership.
Descriptors: Ethics, Leadership Styles, Decision Making, School Culture
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Anderson, Jill A. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
The ethical decision-making style of community college leaders affect students. Therefore, it is important to understand how the resulting bureaucratic college procedures impact students' college-going decisions.
Descriptors: Ethics, Decision Making, Community Colleges, Administrator Role
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Gonzales, Steven R. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
Possessing core beliefs and a leadership philosophy is essential to undergird the work of college leaders, particularly during a time of systemic organizational change. This chapter delineates what college leaders should do to establish ethical decision-making and ethical leadership practices.
Descriptors: College Administration, Leadership Responsibility, Beliefs, Philosophy
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Hellmich, David; Hellmich, Linda – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
This chapter distinguishes narcissism from healthy self-esteem, describes ethical dilemmas institutions may face when decision-making is controlled by narcissistic leaders, and recommends safeguards against narcissistic leadership.
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Self Esteem, Ethics, Decision Making
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Trent, Monica Parrish; Pollard, DeRionne P. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
Reform initiatives have challenged community college leaders to reconsider what is right and wrong while also challenging our organizational cultures, advancing a new understanding of our mission, and forcing us to reconsider how we engage in the work of educating a public that needs us now more than ever.
Descriptors: Ethics, Decision Making, Community Colleges, College Presidents
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Smith, Douglas A.; Fox, Emily C. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
To accurately anticipate future ethical decision-making needs for emerging community college leaders, we must first understand current presidential ethical practice and their perspectives on the future needs of next-generation leaders. This understanding helps us consider implications for the future preparation of community college leaders.
Descriptors: Ethics, Decision Making, Community Colleges, College Presidents
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Craft, William M.; Guy, Kathleen E. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
Community college leadership, including governing and foundation board members, must have an ethical framework while using philanthropic fundraising to increase revenues available for community colleges to realize their heroic mission.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Governing Boards, Philanthropic Foundations, Ethics
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Borregard, Andrea R. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
This chapter acknowledges multiple forms of leadership and recognizes the role grassroots leaders play in affecting change and achieving positive organizational outcomes via ethical decision-making models.
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Ethics, Decision Making, Leadership Styles
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Hamann, Hillary; Kerwin, Michael – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter documents how an institution with a strong commitment to academic integrity can utilize an honor code as a tool to help nurture budding academic writers by building character, celebrating honesty, enforcing consequences, and teaching skills.
Descriptors: Ethics, Standards, Integrity, Academic Discourse
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Bertram Gallant, Tricia – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter describes the challenges contingent community-college faculty might face in implementing best-integrity practices in the classroom, and calls for community college leadership to make changes to better support faculty in their efforts to protect the academic integrity of their institutions.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Best Practices, Integrity
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Bluestein, Stephanie A. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter provides practical suggestions from community college students and faculty--in their own words--about how to prevent academic dishonesty and what to do if it happens. Both new and veteran professors can benefit from the wide variety of ideas that are enlightening and innovative.
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Cheating, Community Colleges, College Faculty
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Shane, Mary Jo; Carson, Loredana; Edwards, Mark – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter discusses how a change model was used to create an updated academic integrity plan. A detailed account provides valuable information for any community college wanting to effectively implement such a plan.
Descriptors: Case Studies, Integrity, Community Colleges, Educational Change
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Ferguson, Ralph; Louder, Justin – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter describes the functions of an ethics center on a university campus and how it benefits the learning environment for faculty, staff, and students. While a full-blown ethics center may be too ambitious for some community colleges, it serves as a template for what programs could be offered on a smaller scale.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Campuses, Ethics, College Faculty