Universities in Change – Managing Higher Education Institutions in the Age of Globalization

See on Scoop.itDual impact of research; towards the impactelligent university

Universities find themselves in dynamic change. They are confronted with growing expectations from their stakeholders, increasing international competition, and new technological challenges. Featuring insights and in-depth case studies from leading researchers and university decision makers from around the world, this book argues that institutions of higher education, in order to be successful, have to actively reflect on circumstances, visions, and strategies to master the future. Drawing from their experiences across a diverse array of institutions in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, the authors explore the pressures on today’s universities and the opportunities for excelling in the contest for resources. They discuss operational issues, such as strategic management, IT governance, leadership development, and entrepreneurial culture, and broader concerns, such as the roles and responsibilities of universities in promoting technology transfer and economic and social development. The result is a resource that not only reveals and analyzes universities from an organizational perspective, but presents best practice models and concrete inspiration for management and policymaking.

Part I The Entrepreneurial University

Part II Embedding in the Economic and Social System

Part III Strategic and Operative Issues

Part IV Contributing to Economic and Social Development

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Universities in ChangeManaging Higher Education Institutions in the Age of GlobalizationEditors: Andreas Altmann, Bernd EbersbergerISBN: 978-1-4614-4589-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-4590-6 (Online)Springer 2013

Frontmatter: http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/bfm%3A978-1-4614-4590-6%2F1

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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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