Call to Purpose

Call to Purpose : Mission-Centered Change at Three Liberal Arts Colleges

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A decade ago, the majority of liberal arts colleges, suffering from a decline in resources, drifted from their traditional missions. This study looks at three insitutions and suggests that a clear mission is more than a common more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 290g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138988049
  • 9781138988040

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Chapter 1: Introduction: More than just "mission" Chapter 2: A thematic account of the development of institutional purpose Chapter 3: The Search for purpose as an institutional revitalization Chapter 4: The power, politics, and pathology of ideologically-based change Chapter 5: Sustaining a sense of purpose & the social construction of success Conclusion: Lessons learned and questions raised Appendix A: Research design and methodology Bibliographyshow more

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