Perception on faculty academic relationship management in higher education with reference to self financing engineering colleges
Keywords:Faculty Academic Relationship, Work Environment, Team Work, Job Stress, Career Growth, Leadership, Faculty Perception.
The study aims to find out the faculty perceptions in higher education towards academic relationship management. The researcher selected 363 respondents by convenience sampling technique among the faculty members working in engineering colleges in the district of Chennai, Kanchipuram and Thiruvallur districts of Tamilnadu for this study. This study is to find out the perceptional difference in relationship management due to demographic factorsâ€“gender, age, designation and marital status and contributing factors- team work, Job stress and work environment. The study revealed that major faculty members perceive work environment, teamwork, leadership, career growth are the key dimensions that has influence on relationship management if these dimensions are perceived positively. Moreover, job stress has a negative impact on the perception of faculty academic relationship by the faculty members.
 Al.-Alak BAM, â€œThe Impact of Marketing Actions on Relationship Quality in the Higher Education SecÂtor in Jordanâ€, Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, Vol.16, No.2, (2006).
 Arnett DB, Wittmann CM & Wilson III BJ, â€œEncouraging Future Helping Behaviours: The Role of Student-Faculty Relationships in Higher Education Marketingâ€, Journal of Marketing for Higher EduÂcation, Vol.13, No.Â½, (2003).
 Land R, â€œAgency, context and change in academic developmentâ€, International Journal for Academic Development, Vol.6, No.1, pp.4-20, (2001).
 Saroyan A & Frenay (dir.) M, Building teaching capacities in higher education: A comprehensive international model, Sterling : Stylus Publishing, pp.168-187, (2010).
 Field S, Kuczera M & Pont B, â€œAustralian and international quality systems and indicators of learning and teachingâ€, Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Australia, (2007).
 Boyce ME, â€œOrganizational Learning is Essential to Achieving and Sustaining Change in Higher Educationâ€, Innovative Higher Education, Vol.28, No.2, pp.119-136, (2003).
 Prottas DJ, Shea-Van Fossen RJ, Cleaver CM & Andreassi JK, â€œRelationships among faculty perceptions of their tenure process and their commitment and engagementâ€, Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, Vol.9, No.2, pp.242-254, (2017).
 Priyanka Reddy, G.S., Surendar, A.â€A review article on performance comparison of CNTFET based full addersâ€,(2017) Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, 9 (4), pp. 9-20.
 Selvi, N., Surendar, A. â€œEfficient power reduction and glitch free mux based digitally controlled delay lineâ€,(2015), International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 10 (10), pp. 9655-9659.
 Vishnu, S., Vignesh, S., Surendar, A.â€Design and implementation of ZETA micro-inverter for solar PV applicationâ€(2017), International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development, 7 (4), pp. 215-222.
 Bess JL & Dee JR., Understanding college and university organization: Dynamics of the system, Sterling, VA: Stylus, (2008).
 Grunig JE & Huang YH, Working Model of Relationships. Unpublished manuscript. Laurie J. Wilson, â€œExcellent Companies and Coalition-Building Among the Fortune 500: A Value and Relationship-Based Theoryâ€. Public R.elatiuns Review, Vol.20, pp333-343, (1994).
 John A. Ledingham, Stephen D. Bruning, T. Dean Thomlison & Cheryl Lesko, â€œThe Transferability of Interpersonal Relationship Dimensions Into an Organizational Settingâ€, Academy of Mana Jetial Communications Journal, Vol.1, pp.23-43, (1997).
 Hull K & Dodd JE, â€œFaculty use of Twitter in higher education teachingâ€, Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, Vol.9, No.1, pp.91-104, (2017).
 Silver H, â€œManaging to innovate in higher educationâ€, British Journal of Educational Studies, Vol.47, No.2, pp.145-156, (1999).
 Mc Alexander JH, Koenig HF & Schouten JW, â€œBuilding a University Brand Community: The Long-Term Impact of Shared Experiencesâ€, Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, Vol.14, No.2, (2004).
 Pausits A, Strategic RelA. Pellert, (ed.) Higher Education Management and Development in Central, Southern and Eastern Europe, Waxmann.
 Biaggio M, Paget TL & Chenoweth MS, â€œA model for ethical management of faculty-Student dual relationshipsâ€, Professional psychology: Research and practice, Vol.28, No.2, pp.184-189, (1997).
 Cheng Lung Li, â€œThe Impact of Taiwanese Faculty Perception on Western Studentsâ€™ Adaption: Challenges and Benefitsâ€, International Journal of Research in Business Studies and Management, Vol.3, No.3, pp.12-19, (2016).
 O'Donnell VL, â€œOrganisational change and development towards inclusive higher educationâ€, Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, Vol.8, No.1, pp.101-118, (2016).
 Vilaichone N, â€œThe Organizational Climate of Elementary Schools in Changwat Chachoeng Sao, Thailand (Ph.D)â€, Illinos State University in Dissertation Abstract International, Vol.48, No.3, (1987).
 Wilhelm JD, â€œTeacher Effectiveness in a community college: Student and Teacher Perceptionsâ€, Dissertation Abstract International, Vol.57, No.03, (1996).Wright EL, â€œTeacher Perceptions of Organizational Climate and the Ratings of Wyoming Elementary School Principal on Selected Leadership Behavioursâ€, Montana State University, Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol.49, No.8, (1988).