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Academic departments can encounter conflict from many angles, and it can undermine chairs if they don't manage it well. Patricia Price and Scott Newman offer advice on how they can do so.

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June 1, 2011
Douglas Natelson suggests approaches in the physical sciences.
May 27, 2011
In a previous article, we discussed a pernicious dynamic that many campus presidents are victims of as they endeavor to lead their institutions. We identified it as "the seduction of the leader," a term that was first introduced to us by our colleague Rodney Napier. In short, it describes how presidents often do not receive pertinent information and honest feedback about their ideas because followers are reluctant to provide it to them.
May 25, 2011
Daniel S. Hamermesh urges those starting on the tenure track at research universities to have a tight focus on their publishing and their time.
May 23, 2011
Louis Betty wants grad students to know just how bad the job market is these days.
May 20, 2011
Nate Kreuter explains why grad students and junior faculty should learn parliamentary procedure.

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