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Ready? Administrate!

There is no training or "scholarly approach" to developing expertise in academic administration, says Comrade PhysioProf. While management and administration is viewed as central and important to business in the corporate world, in academia, it's viewed as a "necessary evil," and most academic administrators end up at their posts "by sheer dumb [luck]," and not because they're any good at the job, he adds.

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