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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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Etzkowitz, Henry – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
A boundary-spanning regional innovation model of permeability among university, industry and government is abstracted from Boston, Silicon Valley and Research Triangle and used to assess Newcastle Science City. Early history may provide a better guide for aspiring regions than abstracting elements from the contemporary Silicon Valley ecosystem…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Innovation, School Business Relationship, Government School Relationship
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Benson, Gregory E.; Chau, Ngan N. – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
In today's changing and intensely competitive global environment, postsecondary educational programs must find ways to adapt their method of delivery to meet the educational expectations of students and talent needs of "real-world" employers. This is especially true in the evolving field of supply chain management (SCM). The purpose of…
Descriptors: Supply and Demand, Information Management, School Business Relationship, Industry
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Pearl, Alastair Owen; Rayner, Gerry M.; Larson, Ian; Orlando, Laurence – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
There has been a drive towards enhancing the critical thinking (CT) skills development of students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, both in Australia and internationally. One debate among CT theorists centres on whether CT comprises a set of generalizable skills or is content- and context-dependent. While…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, STEM Education
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Shams, S.M. Riad; Thrassou, Alkis – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
Sustainably bridging the industry--academia research gap is an ongoing concern within the wider effort to successfully unlock the full potential of both sectors. In this context, the authors present a research perspective on and an explicit articulation of the manner in which academic research could focus on theorization. They discuss how this…
Descriptors: Research Projects, School Business Relationship, Theories, Universities
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Owusu-Manu, D.; Edwards, D. J.; Kukah, A. S.; Pärn, E. A.; El-Gohary, H.; Aigbavboa, C. – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
Built environment students graduate with good technical skills but often lack the rudiments of management and leadership skills. Other challenges they face, among others, include interpersonal skills, emotional skills, self-awareness and impulse control. This article presents a case study assessing the emotional intelligence (EI) attributes of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Intelligence, Developing Nations, Physical Environment
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Van der Bijl, Andre; Lawrence, Mark – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
The National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)) was introduced into South Africa's system of vocational training to 'solve problems of poor quality programmes, lack of relevance to the economy, as well as low technical and cognitive skills of TVET [technical and vocational education and training] graduates'. The NC(V) did not, however, meet…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, School Holding Power, Student Attrition
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Lahikainen, Katja; Kolhinen, Johanna; Ruskovaara, Elena; Pihkala, Timo – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to add to the literature on entrepreneurial university ecosystems by highlighting the ways in which academics engage or decouple in entrepreneurship processes and thereby in the emerging entrepreneurial ecosystem. The study extends our understanding of the emergence of an entrepreneurial university ecosystem by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Entrepreneurship, College Environment
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Hui, Pamsy Pun Zee; Chiu, Warren C. K.; Pang, Elvy; Coombes, John – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to examine the problem of possible but unintended collusion between business schools and their Master of Business Administration (MBA) students, specifically as it relates to the recent need to promote ethical behaviour in business practice in a global context. The focal point of the article is on the relationship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Schools, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education
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Cardenas-Navia, Isabel; Fitzgerald, Brian K. – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
The emergence of a digital economy has changed companies' business and talent model. However, the gap between supply and demand for digital skills and talent poses a serious dilemma for many companies: do they acquire tech start-ups as a talent strategy or reinvent the company as a tech firm, hire new digital talent and reskill current employees?…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Skill Development, Skilled Workers, Business Administration
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