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ERIC Number: EJ851128
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1358-3883
A Case Study of Academic Staff Integration in a Post-Merger Chinese University
Cai, Yuzhuo
Tertiary Education and Management, v12 n3 p215-226 Sep 2006
The aim of this study was to discover and better understand through a case study, the phenomenon of academic staff integration in a post-merger Chinese university. The analysis was undertaken by using a cultural framework derived from relevant literature. The results indicate that adjustments to academic values and beliefs, "the cultural dimension", are crucial in the integration process. This study also identified factors, which could affect academic staff integration, such as leadership, organisational objectives, regulations, geographic division, and cultural differences. Being aware of these factors could provide university managers with useful guidelines on how to facilitate the integration of academic staff members from different pre-merger institutions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China