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Sörensson, Anna; Bogren, Maria – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
Research in entrepreneurship and learning has focused on education about, for and within enterprises. The purpose of this article is to analyse and discuss the importance of organizing for entrepreneurial learning. The research design included a case study of a newly established 1-year programme at a university in Sweden. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, College Students
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Hack-Polay, Dieu; Igwe, Paul Agu; Okolie, Ugochukwu Chinonso – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
The experiment tested overconfidence in number skills among British graduates and non-graduates. The data were collected at a residential management training programme for part-time professional students. The aim of the research was to test whether graduate professionals, due to their higher qualifications, overstated their numeracy abilities…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Numeracy, Part Time Students, Management Development
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Moghadam-Saman, Saeed – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
This article proposes a heuristic theoretical framework for identifying the main areas of policy improvement needed to enhance the engagement of doctoral researchers with industry. A critical realist approach is adopted in order to identify the factors underlying collaborations of doctoral researchers with industry. Following the initial three…
Descriptors: Researchers, Doctoral Students, School Business Relationship, Cooperation
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Gallagher, Padraig; Stephens, Simon – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
This article explores the workplace experience of seven science, engineering and technology graduates. The research design and methodology used in the study are exploratory, in-depth and qualitative in nature. The case study companies are located in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and employ the graduates under the FUSION project. The…
Descriptors: College Graduates, STEM Education, Foreign Countries, Competence
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Wang, Longlong – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
Entrepreneurship education (EE) is facing a tension between practical valence and academic institutionalization. As a consequence, we know very little about how story-based pedagogy is implemented in the classroom, though various entrepreneurial narratives have been institutionalized into EE programs. This article examines how one Chinese teacher…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Concept Teaching, Teaching Methods, Personal Narratives
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Beecher, Bradley; Streitwieser, Bernhard; Zhou, Joy – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
This article presents a comparative analysis of national policies, implementation strategies, and regional and global aspirations to establish education hubs in Hong Kong and South Korea. The authors argue that existing definitions of education hubs do not yet sufficiently consider whether a hub's orientation is global or regional and how its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Knowledge Economy
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Lee, June Y.; Patel, Sheetal J. – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
With a changing landscape of higher education institutions (HEIs), the authors explore the concepts of a platform business model in the context of university career services. Through an inductive, multiyear case study of an HEI, this study analyzes how university career services can innovate and transform by operating as a platform. This…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Career Centers, Models, Innovation
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Pearl, Alastair O.; Orlando, Laurence; Larson, Ian; Rayner, Gerry M. – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
The last decade has seen a shrinking of degree-level employment opportunities for young people (aged under 24 years) in Australia and globally. This research aims to better understand the job advertisements to which our graduates are exposed. This article presents a universal method to collect and process advertisements from an online job board.…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Recruitment, STEM Education, Foreign Countries
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Chadwick, Ken; Cashen, Luke – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
In the fall of 2013, the College of Business at Nicholls State University, in collaboration with industry, launched a 4-year Bachelor's program in management specifically designed to train graduates for employment in firms competing in the oil and gas sector of the maritime industry. The development and implementation of this maritime management…
Descriptors: Marine Education, School Business Relationship, Program Development, Career Readiness
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Cowdean, Stephanie; Whitby, Philip; Bradley, Laura; McGowan, Pauric – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
The aim of this research is to provide perspectives on how entrepreneurial practitioners, specifically owners of high-tech small firms (HTSFs), engage with knowledge transfer and learn. The authors draw on extant research and report on the views and observations of the principals in two case study companies in the HTSF sector with regard to…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Transfer of Training, Intervention, Teaching Methods
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Anosike, Paschal – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
Previous research has focused on stable developed economies to predict that human capital and entrepreneurship education (EE) provision at the higher education (HE) level will positively affect entrepreneurial success. This article draws on the outcome of recent EE projects in two HE institutions in a conflict-torn northern Nigeria as a proxy to…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Teaching Methods, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education
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Kearney, Arthur; Harrington, Denis; Kelliher, Felicity – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
It is argued that strategizing provides firms with deep and sustainable sources of competitive advantage. Despite an emerging literature base on the strategic management of the micro firm, there is limited research into strategizing in context. This article investigates the nature of strategizing in the micro firm. A critical review of the…
Descriptors: Models, Strategic Planning, Entrepreneurship, Small Businesses
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Østergaard, Annemarie – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This study explores the diversity among entrepreneurs to identify the innate factors behind the variation. The intention is to explain why some entrepreneurs prefer to be self-employed in one-person businesses, while others build enterprises with numerous employees. A factor analysis of the personality traits of active entrepreneurs reveals nine…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Self Employment, Personality Traits, Small Businesses
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Pang, Elvy; Wong, Michael; Leung, C. H.; Coombes, John – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This article investigates Hong Kong employers' views on graduate competencies that facilitate new graduates' success in the workplace. The methodology involves the use of a questionnaire to elicit responses from business employers on the importance of specific competencies contributing to the success of fresh graduates at work. The findings…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Teamwork, Cooperation, Thinking Skills
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Lee-Davies, Linda – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This article sets out to capture the benefits of business and universities working together to create robust management development programmes for the competitive markets ahead. It attempts to illustrate the changes in business approaches to providing people with management development, given the increased mobility of individuals from company to…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Management Development, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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