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Papanikolaou, Vaia; Roussakis, Yiannis; Tzionas, Panagiotis – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
This paper proposes the establishment of a systematic framework for measuring dimensions of democracy within a university. It is shown that certain indicators internationally established and validated for the measurement of the institutional characteristics of democracy can, through appropriate adaptation, be transferred to the university field. A…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Institutional Characteristics, Universities, College Administration
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Ryttberg, Malin; Geschwind, Lars – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
Centralisation is a recurrent theme when the organisational structure of contemporary higher education institutions is on the agenda. This may be in large part because of the unsolicited effects of decentralised organisational structures. The aim of this study is to explore how professional support staff at higher education institutions perceive…
Descriptors: Professional Personnel, Administrative Organization, College Administration, Employee Attitudes
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Persson, Mats; Frostenson, Magnus – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
The study explores an ultimately unsuccessful merger of three Norwegian public university colleges. It shows how social practices of support for and opposition to the merger were the effects of the intersection(s) between "why" the merger was necessary and "how" the proposed merger process was enacted. Support and opposition…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Public Colleges, Foreign Countries, College Administration
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Addy, Elizabeth; Adabor, Emmanuel S. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
Public-private partnership (PPP) between Technical Universities (TUs) and industry is important for development. Although the typologies, benefits and the challenges in such partnerships have been studied in the past, the problem of lack of clarity of leadership roles along with the effects of leadership qualities necessary for sustaining PPPs…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Sustainability, Partnerships in Education, Technical Education
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Zapp, Mike; Jungblut, Jens; Ramirez, Francisco O. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
The International Association of Universities (IAU) is the only inclusive global university association, its membership barriers are low, yet few universities are members despite considerable benefits. What determines membership in this long-standing international university alliance? Reviewing recent trends toward a more networked, stratified and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Universities, International Organizations
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Isopahkala-Bouret, Ulpukka; Aro, Mikko; Ojala, Kristiina – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
Positional competition in the labour market entails graduate opportunities that depend not only on graduates' skills, experience and abilities, but also on how their educational credentials compare to those of others. In this study, we examined the positional competition in the Finnish labour market and compared the influence of different 'degree…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Competition, Labor Market, Job Skills
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Schijns, Jos M. C. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
The aim of this study is to analyze, evaluate and validate the NSE (National Student Enquiry) as a service quality measure helping both higher education institutions (HEIs) and students in their decision making. Every year the Dutch foundation 'Studiekeuze123' sends out a survey (the NSE) to collect data on service quality regarding education at…
Descriptors: Virtual Universities, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Student Surveys
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Ali, Shoukot; Sarker, Md Fouad Hossain; Islam, M. Saiful; Islam, Md Kabirul; Al Mahmud, Rafi – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
This study examines how students from rural areas in Bangladesh face particular challenges in adapting to university dormitories in urban areas. There has been an increase in the number of students migrating from rural areas of Bangladesh to the cities for pursuing higher studies. These students face numerous challenges to adapt themselves to a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Student Adjustment, Acculturation
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Hecht, Julia; Kahrens, Marion – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
One of the effects of globalization in Higher Education is that teachers in institutions and faculties increasingly come from diverse cultural backgrounds. This study provides insights into implications of cultural differences in the Higher Education sector in Great Britain. A case study approach was applied in order to analyze the impact of…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Teaching Styles
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Colina, Fernando E.; Blanco, Gerardo L. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
Despite the long presence of assessment and quality assurance in US higher education, questions and concerns about higher education quality in this higher education system have been salient for the last several decades. Compliance and student learning are two frequently competing rationales for the implementation of assessment practices. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Alignment (Education), Public Colleges, Educational Assessment
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Jongbloed, Ben; Kaiser, Frans; Westerheijden, Don F. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
More and more governments have started to introduce elements of performance in the funding mechanisms for their higher education institutions. An example is a performance agreement: a contract signed between the funding authority and an individual higher education provider. In the Netherlands, a policy experiment involving performance agreements…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Performance Contracts, Educational Finance
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Larsen, Ingvild Marheim; Hofsøy, Mai-Lin; Yuan, Zheng Ørvim; Aasen, Petter – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
Performance agreements in higher education are seen as a promising steering tool in many countries, including Norway. The aims of the performance agreements in Norwegian higher education are to enhance quality and diversity through clearer institutional profiles and better division of labour between institutions. An expert group that carried out…
Descriptors: Performance Contracts, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Finance
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Biscaia, Ricardo; Melo, Ana I.; Machado, Isabel; Figueiredo, Hugo; Rosa, Maria João; Rocha, Paula – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
This article presents a set of performance indicators based on the Portuguese case for managing the performance of research and cultural creation activities and their impact on the regional context in polytechnic higher education institutions. Five theoretical dimensions have been proposed and empirically validated to frame the diversity of these…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Cultural Activities
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Serna, Gabriel R. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
Relying on a multitude of studies from the college choice literature, I propose an updated model of college going and choice that draws on four conceptual, theoretical, and analytic approaches. With guidance from the economic, sociological, information processing, and combined theories of college choice, I situate my proposed framework within this…
Descriptors: College Choice, Access to Education, College Bound Students, Self Concept
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Andreadakis, Zacharias – Tertiary Education and Management, 2020
Relying upon the heuristic presuppositions of behavioral economics, this study seeks to offer an expanded analysis of the public mission mandate of the Greek higher education sector. The examination outlines and parses qualitative evidence issued from the Greek Ministry of Education, and in particular from the hitherto untranslated document…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Public Opinion, Social Environment
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