Managing reform in universities : the dynamics of culture, identity and organizational change
- Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
- Physical description
- x, 248 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- Issues in higher education (New York, N.Y.)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction How is Change in Higher Education Managed?-- B.Stensaker, M.Henkel, J.Valimaa & 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.Valimaa PART II: THE DYNAMICS BETWEEN REFORM AND CULTURE University Strategising: The Role of Evaluation as a Sensemaking Tool-- N.Frolich & 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.Joao 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.Rasanen 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.Valimaa, B.Stensaker & C.Sarrico.
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- Publisher's Summary
- 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.
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- Publication date
- edited by Bjørn Stensaker, University of Oslo, Norway, Jussi Välimaa, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, and Clàudia S. Sarrico, ISEG - School of Economics and Management, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal.
- Issues in higher education