ERIC Number: EJ527900
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Consortia in Higher Education: Leveraging Time, Talents, and Resources.
Shafer, Barbara S.; Reed, William S.
Business Officer, v30 n1 p45-52 Jul 1996
A variety of consortial arrangements in higher education are discussed noting advantages such as savings realized through the cooperative efforts, enrichment of academic programs, improved student services and community outreach, as well as obstacles (organizational, procedural, and cultural). Success factors identified include presence of significant opportunities, readiness to work together, strategic clarity, favorable timing, and patience and perseverance. (MSE)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, College Administration, Consortia, Cooperative Programs, Cost Effectiveness, Efficiency, Higher Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Problem Solving, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Resistance to Change
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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