Ivar Bleiklie, Jürgen Enders, Benedetto Lepori
Palgrave Macmillan; 1st edition
9783319538655/ 9783319538648/ 9783319852607
Managing Universities (PDF) asks how trendy universities are managed and organized; and questions whether or not 30 years of college reforms have led to stronger managerial constructions and management management. Moreover; it asks whether or not present organizational and decision-making constructions will be described by public reform insurance policies. The ebook presents an empirically grounded; coherent; and theoretically pushed presentation of knowledge and core concepts behind a large-scale comparative examine of 26 universities throughout eight European nations. It emphasizes the position of teachers; the energy of college managerial constructions; and how universities relate to and depend on their setting: to governments and different actors; to evaluators; to funders; and to exterior stakeholders. It additional explores how greater schooling insurance policies are formed by and impression universities. Written by a cross-disciplinary staff of European students; this ebook is exclusive each in its vast protection and the knowledge of its analyses. It might be of nice curiosity to graduate college students; students; and superior undergraduates within the fields of group idea and sociology; comparative public coverage and administration; and greater schooling research. It can even be of curiosity to greater schooling coverage directors and makers.
“A advice by way of making use of superior group idea views to tutorial establishments and insurance policies. The idea of universities as penetrated hierarchies presents a main instrument to grasp what has occurred in Western European nations because the late 1900s. The ebook contains on the similar time how universities are run inside; and how greater schooling public insurance policies might or might not have an effect on them administratively and strategically. Lessons to be discovered from this transition ought to draw the eye of organizational theorists; but in addition of policy-makers and practitioners working in European nations in addition to in different areas of the world.” — Jean-Claude Thoenig; University of Paris-Dauphine; co-author of In Search of Academic Quality
“The ebook Managing Universities: Policy and Organizational Change from a Western European Comparative Perspective shows the extent to which and the ways public European universities are shaped by political and national administrative regimes in addition to sectoral higher education policy regimes. Thus; it offers not only very valuable conceptual and empirical insights for scholars of higher education reform; organization; administration; and management; but can provide lessons to practitioners and policy-makers in Europe along with other regions of the world.” — Anna Kosmützky; University of Kassel; Germany
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