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Leadership in International Higher Education
Leadership in international higher education
John D.HeylJosephTullbane

For international educators, leadership remains an elusive concept. Leadership is crucial to success in the role of senior international officer (SIO), a term used primarily in the United States (but with analogs in other countries) to refer to an institution's lead international administrator. Still, styles of successful leadership clearly vary greatly from individual to individual, from institution to institution, and at different stages of the internationalization process. Moreover, as professionals interacting with colleagues around the world, international educators intuitively understand that leadership is itself a culturally determined construct, and its practice is shaped significantly by culture. This chapter will focus on the role of the SIO in the U.S. context but will also highlight exemplars ...

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