Resources

For Department Chairs
Articles
Books

1. Academic Leadership

1.1 Successful Leadership

 

1.2 For Deans

 

1.3 For Department Chairs

 

1.4 Successful Planning

 

1.5 Change Management

Books to borrow

The Centre for Academic Leadership has the following books available to borrow. Please contact the Centre with your request.

1. Academic Leadership

1.1 Successful Leadership

 

1.2 For Deans

 

1.3 For Department Chairs

 

1.4 Successful Planning

 

1.5 Change Management

2. Academic Writing

2.1 Writing and Publishing

 

2.2 Editing and Tools

  • 2.2.1 Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing
  • 2.2.2 The Artful Edit: On the Practice of Editing Yourself
  • 2.2.3 Manuel des connecteurs logiques pour l'écriture en français langue seconde
  • 2.2.4 Outils de rédaction - Deuxième édition
  • 2.2.5 
  • 2.2.6 2000 Expressions Françaises Pratiques et Utiles
  • 2.2.7 Lecture rapide: Mythes et réalités
3. Managing People

3.1 Teamwork

3.2 Difficult Situations

3.3 General

4. Communication & Tools

4.1 General

 

4.2 Emails

 

4.3 Meetings

5. Women Faculty
6. New Faculty
7. Work-Life Balance

7.1 Couples and Children

 

7.2 Productivity

  • 7.2.1 
  • 7.2.2 Getting Things Done
  • 7.2.3 Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
  • 7.2.4 Procrastinate on Purpose: 5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time
  • 7.2.5 Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change
  • 7.2.6 Time Tips for All Types fo People
  • 7.2.7 
  • 7.2.8 Les sept habitudes de ceux qui réalisent tout ce qu'ils entreprennent
  • 7.2.9 One Small Step Can Change Your Life
  • 7.2.10 The Decision Book: 50 Models for Strategic Thinking
  • 7.2.11 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • 7.2.12 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Summary
  • 7.2.13 L'art de manager son temps
  • 7.2.14 Gestion du temps

 

7.3 Well Being

 

7.4 Retirement

8. Mentoring
Tool Box
  • Noise can make it hard to concentrate. The free Study app provides 45 minutes of productivity-boosting sound to help focus and cognition.
  • The Pomodoro Technique is a great way to improve your productivity and manage your distractions. Here is a link to the Tomato Timer.
  • Find more information on how to organize social writing groups at Shut Up and Write!
  • Read a blog by Catherine Mavriplis, a uOttawa professor, on her experience with the WYJA writing support group!
  • Depository of support letter templates written by department chairs and vice-deans (for example promotion, awards, contract renewal, sabbatical leave) - just email us!
  • Check out the website on Scholarly Communication for information on publishing, author rights, and open access to research.
  • Here some useful journal search engines:
  • Check out the OHRI Centre for Journalology web page. 
  • Listen to the new Helium podcast about career success in academia!
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