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Nasim, Kanwal; Sikander, Arif; Tian, Xiaowen – Higher Education Quarterly, 2020
Faced with intensified global education competition, universities and other Higher Education institutions are implementing Total Quality Management (TQM) to keep rivals at bay. Meanwhile, research interest in TQM in Higher Education is growing. This paper reviews the achievements and limitations of extant research on TQM in Higher Education, and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Total Quality Management, Educational Quality, Higher Education
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Beattie, Liana – Higher Education Quarterly, 2020
The aim of this paper is to contribute to a long-standing critical tradition in the educational leadership literature through an analytical examination of the idiosyncrasies of leadership in Higher Education institutions (based on the UK example). It applies a postmodern way of thinking to the educational leadership phenomenon to problematise and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Philosophy, Higher Education, Postmodernism
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Fulford, Amanda – Higher Education Quarterly, 2020
This paper takes as its starting point the idea of universities contracting with students, and of the increased consumer protections for students that such contracts afford. It begins by considering what is at stake in creating a legally binding contract. Using examples from contract law, it then argues that it is difficult to think of a…
Descriptors: Universities, College Students, Contracts, College Housing
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Fam, Dena; Clarke, Elizabeth; Freeth, Rebecca; Derwort, Pim; Klaniecki, Kathleen; Kater-Wettstädt, Lydia; Juarez-Bourke, Sadhbh; Hilser, Stefan; Peukert, Daniela; Meyer, Esther; Horcea-Milcu, Andra-Ioana – Higher Education Quarterly, 2020
Academics are increasingly required to balance the expectations of the 'old' academy with a future model of universities as interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary 'problem solvers'. This paper highlights changing expectations of academics in producing alternative research outcomes in collaborative, practice-based research. Through a series of…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, College Faculty, Futures (of Society), Workshops
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Barnett, Ronald – Higher Education Quarterly, 2020
The Creative University is susceptible to multiple interpretations which are moving in a fluid conceptual space. This conceptual openness can be adequately understood only as a set of discursive formations that reflect underlying societal changes. It is becoming a commonplace to suggest that creativity should no longer be seen as a matter of…
Descriptors: Creativity, Universities, Social Change, Economics
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Lee, Hyeon Woo; Lee, Hye Yeon; Kim, Eun Jin – Higher Education Quarterly, 2020
This study investigates the establishment and benefits of the comprehensive admissions type recently introduced into Korean universities. We analyse undergraduate students' academic achievement and career readiness across three different admissions types in a medium-sized university: rolling, comprehensive and regular. First, a series of mixed…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, College Admission
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Tamrat, Wondwosen – Higher Education Quarterly, 2020
This study was conducted to explore the level, type and quality of student participation in the governance milieu of twenty public universities in Ethiopia based on secondary data availed at a national level. The findings reveal that despite their demands and aspirations, students' participation in university governance is still at its lowest ebb…
Descriptors: Governance, Student Participation, State Universities, Participative Decision Making
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Capano, Giliberto; Pritoni, Andrea – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
Over the last 30 years, governments have continuously adjusted their Higher Education policies to make universities more efficient (achieving more by spending less) and more effective (by increasing the percentage of graduates, by reducing the number of university dropouts and by focusing more on the third mission). At the core of governmental…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Universities
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Donina, Davide; Hasanefendic, Sandra – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
This paper addresses the homogeneous/heterogeneous dilemma regarding formal arrangements of university central governance structures. Most topical studies argue that these structures are becoming homogeneous across countries and prove it by adopting purposive sampling techniques. Yet, other scholars stress heterogeneity within countries. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Policy
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Checchi, Daniele; Malgarini, Marco; Sarlo, Scipione – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
We study the potential impact of introducing performance-based funding systems (PBFS) on national research systems, using information on the number of publications and their scientific impact (citations or publications in top-ranked journals) for 31 countries over the period 1996-2016. The analysis is performed both at the aggregate level and…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Performance, Educational Research, Publications
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Cattaneo, Mattia; Horta, Hugo; Malighetti, Paolo; Meoli, Michele; Paleari, Stefano – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
Due to significant government cuts to Higher Education funding in Southern European systems, their already underfunded universities were forced to increasingly compete for students as sources of additional revenue. Concurrently, families and students that continued to afford participation in Higher Education became more selective when choosing a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student School Relationship, Economic Factors
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Lehmann, Erik E.; Stockinger, Sarah A. E. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
Competition-based policy programmes are an external steering mechanism to create beneficial outcomes for societies that are entering the Continental European Higher Education landscape. The Excellence Initiative in Germany aimed to enhance research quality, international visibility and support peak performing universities. We want to study if…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, Competition, Educational Policy
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Biesenbender, Sophie – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
This paper takes a policy-analytical perspective on the evolution of standards of research information (RI) and provides a framework for analysing processes of RI standardisation in different research systems. It focuses on the choice of policy instruments on the macro level (government) and their effects with regard to policy reactions, decisions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Governance, Standards
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Posselt, Thorsten; Abdelkafi, Nizar; Fischer, Luise; Tangour, Cyrine – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
During the last decades, there has been increasing interest in the role of the university as a key stakeholder and agent in innovation and regional development. In the face of new technologies, especially growing digitalisation and new societal and economic challenges, this paper proposes to reconsider the role of the university in the innovation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, College Role, Stakeholders
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Véliz, Daniela; Gardner, Susan K. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2019
Striving universities seek to gain prestige in the academic market. One characteristic of striving universities is a change in the faculty reward system. In this study, we examined historical promotion and tenure criteria in five disciplinary units at one striving university and then conducted interviews with senior faculty and recently tenured…
Descriptors: Faculty Promotion, College Faculty, Tenure, Teacher Attitudes
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