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Rashid, Sufyan; Mustafa, Hasrina – Tertiary Education and Management, 2022
The proliferation of private and public universities in Malawi has increased competition for excellent employees and competent students. It is argued that corporate reputation has the potential to promote the competitive advantages of the HEIs by attracting and retaining employees and students. This study aims to identify how the quality of…
Descriptors: Reputation, Higher Education, Corporations, Foreign Countries
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Shahabul, Haque; Muthanna, Abdulghani; Sultana, Monira – Tertiary Education and Management, 2022
What motivates students to participate in student organizations, how students participate in university administration decision-making, and how such participation influences students' overall development is under-researched in Bangladesh. Therefore, to uncover such dynamics we employed document analyses, observations, and in-depth interviews with…
Descriptors: Student Participation, College Students, College Administration, Participative Decision Making
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Chen, Ningyang – Tertiary Education and Management, 2022
China's phenomenal growth in higher education has received increasing scholarly attention, particularly its initiative to build world-class universities. Though a crucial contributor to its rapid development, the changing hiring practices of mainland Chinese university employers remain largely underexposed. This study presents qualitative evidence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Recruitment, Preferences
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Nhem, Davut – Tertiary Education and Management, 2022
The role of higher education to produce qualified graduates with high competence for competitive and borderless job markets has become solemnly complicated in the current globalized world. In parallel, the persistent paradox of what constitutes the quality of education has provoked intellectual debates in diverse educational settings -- causing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Higher Education, College Students
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Liu, Jin; Gao, Yuan – Tertiary Education and Management, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced nearly every aspect of people's lives, and has set new conditions for universities to operate their internationalisation practices. Together with the rapidly changing global environment, higher education internationalisation has reached a crossroads. Through a constructivist grounded theory design, this study…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Stasewitsch, Elena; Dokuka, Sofia; Kauffeld, Simone – Tertiary Education and Management, 2022
Innovation in higher education teaching is essential to respond to global challenges and actively improve teaching (e.g. through new technologies), necessitating the implementation of educational reform programmes that fund educational innovations. Although currently deployed strategies frequently promote networks between innovators to diffuse…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Change, Social Networks, Network Analysis
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Kansal, Monika; Chugh, Ritesh; Weber, Anthony; Macht, Stephanie; Grose, Robert; Shah, Mahsood – Tertiary Education and Management, 2022
The growth in student numbers from the Indian subcontinent countries has increased exponentially in the Australian higher education system over the past decade. Unfortunately, this growth has not been accompanied by initiatives to address the distinctive cross-cultural challenges faced by this cohort. This paper seeks to identify academic and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Decision Making, Video Technology, Teacher Attitudes
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Cardoso, Sónia; Carvalho, Teresa; Rosa, Maria J.; Soares, Diana – Tertiary Education and Management, 2022
Doctoral education has grown substantially, resulting in a larger and diverse pool of graduates for research. Simultaneously, gender balance in research has become a growing concern, particularly in Europe. Based on the Portuguese case, this paper discusses whether the increase in the pool of graduate talent, considered to be comprised of doctoral…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Gender Differences
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Sin, Cristina; Tavares, Orlanda; Aguiar, Joyce; Amaral, Alberto – Tertiary Education and Management, 2022
Growing numbers of students from non-Portuguese speaking countries, designated as 'non-Lusophone students', signal the diversification of the international student population in Portugal. Until recently, international students came almost exclusively from other Portuguese-speaking countries. Employing social network analysis, the paper analyses…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Study Abroad, Portuguese, Foreign Countries
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Lavigne, Eric; Cowley, Summer; Sá, Creso M. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2022
In the last three decades, Canadian universities have grown in size and complexity and undergone deep transformations. Meanwhile, who should be appointed as highest-ranking administrative officers and what they ought to be doing once appointed has remained hotly debated. This paper examines how Canadian universities' understanding and framing of…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Personnel Management, Leadership, Administration
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Erekson, O. Homer; Williams, Gerald B. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2022
Colleges and universities spend considerable time and resources developing strategic plans, often using outside consultants. These efforts typically focus on identifying and replicating best practices of other institutions, rather than finding distinctive opportunities. This results in increasing conformity across similar colleges and universities…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Planning, Strategic Planning, Educational Change
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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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