EDHI 9050 Resources





Written Case Assignment: "Silent Sam"

Written Case Assignment: "Trouble in the History Department"

Written Case Assignment: COVID-19 Hits Campus

In-class Case Assignment: "Urbane State"


In-class Case Assignment: "Facing a Censure Vote"

Exercise on Comparative Higher Education


Exercise on Strategic Analysis

Exercise on Power and Politics

Exercise on Institutional Analysis

Exercise on Decentralization


Article Analysis Assignment

Topical Issue Assignment

Useful Overviews, Charts, Figures, Reports, Presentations, etc.:


Introductory Themes in Higher Education Organization and Governance

Core Organizational Values, Structures, Processes


Key Concepts in Bureaucratic-Structural Models


U.S. Institutional Ecology


Centralization Map

Scientific Management 1

Scientific Management 2

Hidden Figures: Universalism vs. Tradition


Office Space: Cover Sheets

Animal House: Double Secret Probation

Hoosiers: Taking Control of the Team

Hoosiers: First Practice

Key Concepts in Political Models

Hidden Figures: Speaking to Power

Norma Rae: Leadership from the Bottom

Hoosiers: Meeting the Townspeople

Nixon Meets Helms

Horsefeathers: Faculty vs. Administration

Key Concepts in Institutional/Cultural Models

Institutional Artifact: Berry College


Dead Poets Society: Opening Scene

Hoosiers: Entering Butler Fieldhouse

Cultural Artifact: Sewanee

Patton: Opening Speech (transition to leadership section of the course)

Henry V: St. Crispin's Speech (transition to leadership section of the course)

Key Concepts in Leadership and Decisionmaking


Don Quixote and Leadership (video clip on passion and leadership)


Key Concepts in "Carnegie School" Perspectives

Interview with Johan Olsen on "Carnegie School" Ideas

Interview with James March on "Carnegie School" Ideas

Implications of Research for Higher Education Leadership

Performance Assessment Presentation


Change in Colleges and Universities


Organizational Change Presentation


Higher-Education Reforms Presentation


Institutional Strategy Presentation

Synergy in Strategy: Disney in the 1950s

Portfolio Analysis

Moneyball: What is the Problem?

Some Organizational Humor

Monty Python on Governance and Leadership

Sharing the Results of Our Satisfaction Survey