Issues in Higher Education

Managing Reform in Universities

The Dynamics of Culture, Identity and Organisational Change

Editors: Stensaker, B., Välimaa, J., Sarrico, C. (Eds.)

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This collection, now in paperback, explores how universities are coping with the range of reforms and changes taking place across higher education today. Analyzing areas such as leadership, quality management, strategic thinking, collegiality and academic work, and from the perspective of different agents within higher education including students, academics and management, this book examines the various differences between reform attempts and the actual changes happening in universities.

About the authors

ALBERTO AMARAL Professor at the University of Porto, Portugal SONIA CARDOSO Researcher at the Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies, Portugal DAVID D. DILL Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, Department of Public Policy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA NICOLINE FROLICH Research Professor at NIFU, Norway MARY HENKEL former Professor in the Department of Government, Brunel University, UK ANA I. MELO Assistant Professor at the University of Aveiro, Portugal AMY SCOTT METCALFE Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia, USA GUY NEAVE Emeritus Professor at CIPES, Portugal KEIJO RASANEN Professor in the field of Organization and Management at the Aalto University School of Economics, Finland MARIA J. ROSA Assistant Professor at the University of Aveiro, Portugal KERSTIN SAHLIN Professor in the Department of Business Studies, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Uppsala, Sweden TAINA SAARINEN Researcher at the Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction: How Is Change in Higher Education Managed?

    Stensaker, Bjørn (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • Change, Leverage, Suasion and Intent: An Historical Excursion Across Three Decades of Change in Higher Education in Western Europe

    Neave, Guy

    Pages 19-40

  • Change as an Intellectual Device and as an Object of Research

    Saarinen, Taina (et al.)

    Pages 41-60

  • University Strategizing: The Role of Evaluation as a Sensemaking Tool

    Frølich, Nicoline (et al.)

    Pages 63-80

  • Let the Devil Choose: Frustration or Anxiety in the Wake of Performance Measurement in Universities

    Sarrico, Cláudia S. (et al.)

    Pages 81-97

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Managing Reform in Universities
Book Subtitle
The Dynamics of Culture, Identity and Organisational Change
Editors
  • B. Stensaker
  • J. Välimaa
  • C. Sarrico
Series Title
Issues in Higher Education
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28429-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137284297
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-30037-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-54441-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33620-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 248
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