Bullying at the University of Newcastle (Australia)

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“Systemic bullying, hazing and abuse generally are identified with poor, weak or toxic organizational cultures. Cultures that are toxic have stated ethical values that are espoused but not employed, and other non-ethical values which are operational, dominant, but unstated.

Such cultures thrive when good people are silent, silenced, or pushed out; when bad apples are vocal, retained, promoted, and empowered; and when the neutral majority remain silent in order to survive. Those who are most successful in such a toxic culture are those who have adapted to it, or adopted it as their own”. (McKay, Arnold, Fratzl & Thomas, 2008)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Shock horror! Economists query the pay of top university administrators.

Foster and Frijters have dared to suggest what we all know;

"Capping the salaries of top university administrators, rather than using government debt to finance exorbitant payrolls for these bureaucrats, would help a bit."

Does the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Newcastle actually deserve/work hard enough to deserve a salary that is around EIGHT times that of a senior lecturer?

Are the salaries of the Deputy Vice-Chancellors of the University of Newcastle justified/justifiable (around SIX times that of a senior lecturer)?

Never mind the Pro-Vice Chancellors of each Faculty!!

1 comment:

  1. The answer is she doesn't.

    The faculty that abused me regularly is well on track to produce absolutely nothing again this year.

    Am I missing something? I always thought if you are a global leader or part of "cutting edge research" there would be plenty to show and tell.

    Instead there is nothing but lies and excuses and the passing of blame.

    My question is, how much longer are they going to keep going on like this?

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