This issue of IAU Horizons offers a selection of thought-provoking papers on Leadership challenges and strategic management, thus fueling a reflection on one of the key thematic areas of work for the Association.
Leadership and Management of a Complex University, by E. Nigel Harris
Transformative leadership of any University in the politically and economically chaotic early years of the twenty-first century is a challenge. This can increase by orders of magnitude the more complex the institution. The University of the West Indies (UWI) is unarguably one such complex institution. This university serves 16 English speaking countries, each country with a separate government and the countries are scattered across a million square miles of the Caribbean Sea. More...