In her response to Craig Brandist’s analysis of the organisation of many higher education institutions, Liz Morrish has come up with a splendid idea – three-yearly rotations of departmental heads in the knowledge that what they decide in 2014 will come back to bite them in 2017 (Letters, 5 June).
A more immediate solution to perhaps a slightly different problem would be for senior managers and executive teams to spend one day a month “on the shop floor”, in the administrative support centres or in an academic school, “observing” in order to see first hand the impact of their policies, strategies and regulations. If it works for business…
Professor of UK human rights law
University of East Anglia
Register to continue
Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.
Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:
- Sign up for the editor's highlights
- Receive World University Rankings news first
- Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
- Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Or subscribe for unlimited access to:
- Unlimited access to news, views, insights & reviews
- Digital editions
- Digital access to THE’s university and college rankings analysis
Already registered or a current subscriber?Sign in now