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Yates, Robin M. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
In step with the worldwide trend for higher educational institutes to establish areas of research emphasis,the accumulation of resources in key areas has become common practice in veterinary faculties. Although there are perceived logical benefits to research prioritisation, there have been very little critical retrospective analyses of research…
Descriptors: Veterinary Medical Education, Veterinary Medicine, Educational Research, Medical Research
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Ciancio, Sharone – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Service transformation is an increasingly common pursuit in the higher education sector, with university strategic plans frequently featuring a "service excellence" objective and the adoption of leaner and more sustainable service models. Previous studies agree that service excellence is intentional not incidental, and systematic not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Qualitative Research, Student Records
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Roberts, Jenny – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Student attrition remains a persistent problem within the Australian higher education sector. Contributing factors include financial, reputational and quality issues, which can pose significant risks for a university's sustainability. Institutional culture is fundamental to decisions student make about withdrawing or remaining in higher education.…
Descriptors: Student Attrition, School Holding Power, Academic Achievement, Higher Education
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Diezmann, Carmel M. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Many Australian universities have prioritised improving discipline performance on the national research assessment--Excellence for Research in Australia. However, a "culture of secrecy" pervades "Excellence in Research for Australia" (ERA). There are no specified criteria for the assignment of ratings on a 5-point scale ranging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Skills, Profiles, Institutional Characteristics
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Robertson, Sabina – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Australian universities are operating in a complex, dynamic and competitive global market. Increasingly university administrations are seeking the competitive edge over rival institutions. In order to support their institution's strategic agenda and maintain their relevance to their institution, libraries will need staff who are highly skilled and…
Descriptors: Librarians, Academic Libraries, Foreign Countries, Self Determination
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Cameron, Craig; Freudenberg, Brett; Giddings, Jeff; Klopper, Christopher – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Work-integrated learning (WIL) is a risky business in higher education. The strategic opportunities that WIL presents for universities cannot be achieved without taking on unavoidable legal risks. University lawyers are involved with managing the legal risks as part of their internal delivery of legal services to universities. It is important to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Work Experience Programs, Risk Assessment, Higher Education
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Davis, Monica; Fifolt, Matthew – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Change initiatives in higher education are frequently guided by an institutional change management program which provides employees with a framework and set of skills to better understand problems and facilitate change at the organisational level. In this paper, we explore employee perceptions of Six Sigma as a tool for facilitating change at one…
Descriptors: Universities, Faculty Development, Professional Continuing Education, Statistical Analysis
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Wilkins, Stephen; Butt, Muhammad Mohsin; Annabi, Carrie Amani – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
In order to operate effectively and efficiently, most higher education institutions depend on employees performing extra-role behaviours and being committed to staying with the organisation. This study assesses the extent to which organisational identification and employee satisfaction are antecedents of these two important behaviours. Key…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Structural Equation Models, Human Resources, Higher Education
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McMahon, Patrick – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
The aim of this study was firstly to describe the experiences of international students living and studying in a UK university, to understand and explain their responses to those experiences and to make recommendations to stakeholders in the light of the findings. The research found that international students' two biggest concerns are their…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Foreign Students, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Regan, Julie-Anne; Graham, Carroll – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
As part of a larger study, professional staff from two universities, Australian and British, were asked how they entered into a higher education career and what factors kept them in that career. Many participants reported that they found themselves in professional services almost by accident, or by a fortunate combination of circumstances.…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Professional Services, College Faculty
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Carvalho, Teresa; Diogo, Sara – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
By comparing two distinct settings--Portugal and Finland--and based on previous studies revealing similar trends in both countries, this article analyses the relationship between institutional and academic autonomy in the higher education sector. Based on crosschecking of the literature review and 47 interviews with key actors in both the…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Takagi, Kohei – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
In the shifting environment of higher education, characterised by financial constraints, institutional competition and governmental steering, universities adopt a new stream of missions. In Japan, internationalisation and the acquisition of a global outlook have become a key strategy. The trend is endorsed through competitive public funding…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Universities, Qualitative Research
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Thornton, Kate; Walton, Jo; Wilson, Marc; Jones, Liz – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Middle leadership roles in higher education have been identified as important for institutional effectiveness yet fraught with tensions, and those in middle leadership roles often feel unprepared and unsupported. This study of the responsibilities, skills and competencies, and support required for heads of school in a New Zealand university, drew…
Descriptors: Middle Management, Universities, Administrator Role, Department Heads
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Custer, Bradley D. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Higher education institutions in the United States and the United Kingdom increasingly require prospective students to disclose past criminal history on admissions applications. However, a social movement aimed at improving opportunities for people with criminal records may force higher education to reconsider this practice. This paper offers a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Applicants, College Admission, College Bound Students
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Farris, David – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Committees are ubiquitous throughout institutions of higher education. Identifying conduct that is conducive to committee work is a precursor to exploring why some individuals engage in committees and others do not. Using qualitative methods, this study explores organisational citizenship behaviours (OCB) exhibited and observed by university…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Citizenship, Universities, College Administration
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