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Buckner, Elizabeth S. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This article examines changing ideas about the relationship between the nation-state and the university in international higher education development discourse through a quantitative content analysis of over 700 academic articles, conference proceedings and research reports published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, Competition, Correlation
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Carruth, Paul J.; Carruth, Ann K. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
In the current evolving economic environment, developing and implementing an effective workforce to improve the skills and capability of employees are seen as central to improving individual and organizational performance and competitiveness. The availability of online education in universities as well as the work place has significantly increased…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Labor Force Development, Corporate Education
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Schray, Vickie L.; Sheets, Robert G. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
American businesses will increasingly need to compete on innovation in the new global economy. They will need to compete on how well they recruit, develop, and utilize the best talent in the world to develop new and improved business models, products, services, and processes as well as push forward scientific and technological advances (Sheets…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Innovation, Business, Higher Education
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Mok, Ka Ho – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2013
In the last decade, universities in East Asia have taken knowledge transfer more seriously, especially when the state funding for higher education was reduced while other private funding sources were diversified. Universities in East Asia collaborate with the industrial and business sectors on projects related to research, development, and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Private Financial Support, Entrepreneurship
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Suspitsin, Dmitry; Suspitsyna, Tatiana – European Education, 2007
This study examines the strategies that Russian private colleges and universities use to navigate the legal and normative pressures of the state in the free market of educational services. The tension between state control and free enterprise is analyzed through the prism of legitimacy as it is produced and maintained by the system of quality…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research Design, Qualitative Research, Free Enterprise System
Executive Office of the President, 2015
Affordable, reliable access to high speed broadband is critical to U.S. economic growth and competitiveness. Upgrading to higher-speed broadband lets consumers use the Internet in new ways, increases the productivity of American individuals and businesses, and drives innovation throughout the digital ecosystem. As this report describes, while the…
Descriptors: Internet, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Information Networks
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Raja, Farhan – Journal of Education and Educational Development, 2017
Despite being competent in their field of work, professional's worldwide struggle due to lack of good public speaking skills. Their assessments and appraisals are often not depictive of their professional competitiveness; therefore, it is important for students to overcome public speaking anxiety before they transit from academic life to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Speaking, Anxiety, Undergraduate Students
Scott, George A. – US Government Accountability Office, 2009
Since the Workforce Investment Act's (WIA) enactment in 1998, GAO has issued numerous reports that included recommendations regarding many aspects of WIA. These aspects include performance measures and accountability, funding formulas and spending, one-stop centers, and training, as well as services provided to specific populations, such as…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Human Capital, Accountability
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Maclean, Rupert; Jagannathan, Shanti – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2014
The article provides an overview of the global economic landscape in which the contemporary skills development discourse is located. Effective skills development oriented to market needs and to competitiveness in high-value global value chains will help developing economies to avoid the middle income trap. It outlines major issues and challenges…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Employment Potential, Job Skills, Global Approach
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Gazizova, Alfiya – European Journal of Higher Education, 2012
The article presents a comparative analysis of Turkish and Russian higher education sector development, focusing upon private-state partnership in the academic sphere, the role of universities in contemporary life, and their integration into present-day European structures. The author describes prospects, constructive ideas, and six strategies in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Svenson, Nanette; De Gracia, Guillermina – Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education, 2018
Over the past twenty years, many sectors have used capacity diagnostics for mapping and analyzing the skills needed for national development at individual, organizational and institutional levels. These diagnostics, also sometimes referred to as "needs assessments" or "gap analyses," are systematic investigations carried out…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Capacity Building, Labor Market
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Clark, Joseph E.; And Others – Government Information Quarterly, 1988
Seven papers address issues related to the dissemination of federal information to the private sector. General topics addressed include the impact of federal information policy on the flow of scientific and technical information (STI), business needs for STI, and the role of the National Technical Information Service. (13 references) (MES)
Descriptors: Federal Government, Government Publications, Information Dissemination, Scientific and Technical Information
US House of Representatives, 2007
This hearing, the second of three on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, discussed some of the key federal elements in college preparation and outreach, as well as state and private-sector initiatives. Participating members and witnesses included: Honorable Ruben Hinojosa, Chairman, Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Preparation, Lifelong Learning, Educational Policy
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Chan, Sheng-Ju – Chinese Education and Society, 2014
For the past several decades, China has sent many students to other higher education systems for education overseas. The Taiwanese higher education sector, which is facing intense international competition, is also attempting to recruit students from China in order to internationalize its higher education and solve the problem of overprovision of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Recruitment, Study Abroad, National Security
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Yahchouchi, Georges; Bouldoukian, Nathalie – European Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
People are the most valuable assets of educational institutions. Exploring best practices for managing human resources in universities has become a challenge for university quality enhancement and competitiveness in order to attract and retain students. Enhancing students' experience became a priority by providing them the best education and…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, College Faculty, Job Performance, Job Security
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