ERIC Number: EJ547700
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Promoting Economic Development Through University and Industry Partnerships.
Ryan, James H.; Heim, Arthur A.
New Directions for Higher Education, n97 p42-50 Spr 1997
Describes successful university-corporate partnerships for economic development and outlines characteristics of such efforts: mutual understanding of capabilities, expectations, and interests; value-added incentives and outcomes; single point of contact between partners; investment in learning about the participants' organizational cultures; oversight ensuring commitments are delivered on time, with prompt follow-up, problem-solving, and evaluation; and formalized outreach structure. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "The University's Role in Economic Development: From Research to Outreach," Number 97.