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Pick, David; Teo, Stephen; Yeung, Melissa – Higher Education Quarterly, 2012
The aim of this paper is to assess and conceptualise the effects of new managerialism-related organisational reforms in three Australian public universities on technical, administrative and clerical support staff job stressors and job satisfaction. Using a mixed method approach consisting of a quantitative core component and qualitative…
Descriptors: Universities, Job Satisfaction, Path Analysis, Work Environment
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Pick, David – Higher Education Quarterly, 2008
Higher education in Germany and Australia is being subject to pressures of market forces, internationalisation and financial constraints. This had led to both systems experiencing significant crisis and change over the past 20 years. In this paper, frame analysis is used to compare the changing policies in each nation and examine the extent to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Comparative Analysis
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Pick, David – Higher Education Quarterly, 2006
The aim of this paper is to analyse the changes in Australian higher education policy over the past two decades. Using frame analysis, two shifts in higher education policy are identified. The first is in the late 1980s where the view of higher education as having a broad social, economic and cultural role was changed to one that emphasised…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Universities