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ERIC Number: EJ776061
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jun-1
Pages: 4
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 5
ISSN: ISSN-0950-4222
The Promotion of an Entrepreneurial Culture in Universities: Capturing Change in the Cultural Web
Handscombe, R. D.
Industry and Higher Education, v17 n3 p219-222 Jun 2003
This paper reviews the UK government's Science Enterprise Challenge (SEC) initiative, giving particular emphasis to the SEC objective of achieving cultural change. A "cultural web" framework is applied to characterize the political, symbolic and structural issues that need to be addressed if change is to be effected. The author suggests that, if the vision of the future "enterprising university" causes concern, there is a need to analyse assumptions and if necessary change activities. If the vision is acceptable, then the cultural web analysis assists in developing an understanding of the target and enables faster and better decision making on the way. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom