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ERIC Number: EJ1212702
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Mar
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1673-341X
Understanding University President Leadership Research in China: A Review
Liu, Peng; Wang, Xiaoyang; Liang, Xiaomeng
Frontiers of Education in China, v14 n1 p138-160 Mar 2019
This article explores the Chinese literature on Chinese higher educational leadership in order to contribute to the international literature generally and facilitate Chinese higher education leadership research in particular. The seven themes identified in this literature are: the president accountability system led by the Communist Party of China (CPC) party committee; leadership team construction in universities and colleges; the common characteristics of university presidents in China; the accomplishments of university presidents; the relationship between university development and presidents' accomplishments the selection mechanism for university presidents; and the professionalization of governance and the professionalism of university presidents. Future research directions are also discussed in order to contribute the research in this area.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China