Managing Reform in Universities; The Dynamics of Culture, Identity and Organisational Change

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This collection explores how universities are coping with the range of reforms and changes taking place across higher education today.

 

This collection explores how universities are coping with the range of reforms and changes taking place across higher education today. Analyzing areas such as leadership, quality management, strategic thinking, collegiality and academic work, and from the perspective of different agents within higher education including students, academics and management, this book examines the various differences between reform attempts and the actual changes happening in universities.

 

Introduction
How is Change in Higher Education Managed?; B.Stensaker, M.Henkel, J.Välimaa & C.Sarrico
PART I: HOW TO MAKE SENSE OF CHANGE
Change, Leverage, Suasion and Intent: An Historical Excursion across Three Decades of Change in Higher Education in Western Europe; G.Neave
Change as an Intellectual Device and as an Object of Research Change; T.Saarinen & J.Välimaa
PART II: THE DYNAMICS BETWEEN REFORM AND CULTURE
University Strategising: The Role of Evaluation as a Sensemaking Tool; N.Frølich & B.Stensaker
Let the Devil Choose: Frustration or Anxiety in the Wake of Performance Measurement in Universities; C.S.Sarrico & A.I.Melo
The Changing Culture of Academic Research: From Organization to Networks; A.Metcalfe
Is There a Bridge between Quality and Quality Assurance?; M.João Rosa & A.Amaral
Students’ Perceptions of Quality Assessment: Is There an Option Besides Treating Them as Consumers?; S.Cardoso
Exploring New Academic Identities in Turbulent Times; M.Henkel
PART III: MAINTAINING IDENTITY THROUGH ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
‘That’s Dangerous’: Autonomous Development Work as a Source of Renewal in Academia; K.Räsänen
The Interplay of Organizing Models in Higher Education: What Room is There for Collegiality in Universities Characterized by Bounded Autonomy; K.Sahlin
The Management of Academic culture Revisitied: Integrating Universitieis in an Entrepreneurial Age; D.Dill
Conclusions
New Practices and Identities as Drivers of Cultural Change; J.Välimaa, B.Stensaker & C.Sarrico

 

Source:

Managing Reform in Universities

The Dynamics of Culture, Identity and Organisational Change

Edited by Bjørn Stensaker, Jussi Välimaa and Clàudia Sarrico

Series: Issues in Higher Education

Palgrave Macmillan

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About Wilfred Mijnhardt
RMIMR is my virtual playground, a place to reflect on issues from my professional context, my job as Policy Director at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). RSM is the international university based business school at Erasmus University Rotterdam. More info here: www.rsm.nl Here is my list of relevant publications on the topic of my RMIMR weblog: http://www.mendeley.com/collections/694621/RMIMR-Repository/ The rss feed for my RMIMR collection is here: http://www.mendeley.com/collections/rss/694621/ Here is my other weblog on impact of research: http://www.scoop.it/t/dualimpact

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