The Oxford Handbook of Higher Education Systems and University Management

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Gordon Redding, Antony Drew, Stephen Crump
Oxford University Press, Jun 25, 2019 - 560 pages
This Handbook sets out a theoretical framework to explain what higher education systems are, how they may be compared over time, and why comparisons are important in terms of societal progress in an increasingly turbulent and interconnected world. Drawing on insights from over 40 leading international scholars and practitioners, the chapters examine the main challenges facing universities and institutions, how they should be managed in changingconditions, and the societal implications of different approaches to change. Structured around the premise that higher education plays a significant role in ensuring that a society achieves the capacity to adjust itselfto change, while at the same time remaining cohesive as a social system, this Handbook explores how current internal and external forces disturb this balance, and how institutions of higher education could, and might, respond.
 

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Contents

The Description and Comparison of Societal Systems of Higher Education and University Management
1
Criticality Academic Autonomy and Societal Progress
15
Socializing Human Capital for TwentyFirst Century Educational Goals Suggestive Empirical Findings from Multinational Research
40
Changing the Nature and Role of Universities The Effects of Funding and Governance Reforms on Universities as Accountable Organizational Actors
64
Recent Trends in Eastand West University Governance Two Kinds of Hollowness
88
Cycles of Evolutionof Ideal Types of Universities Causes and Consequences for the University MissionThe Case of Poland
110
The Implications of a Diversifying Workforce for Institutional Governance and Management in Higher Education
130
The Collegial Tradition in English Higher Education What Is It What Sustains It and How Viable Is Its Future?
146
Canada in a Global System of Higher Education The Role of Community Engagement
268
Developing and Maintaining Transnational Researc hCollaborations A Case Study of Australian Universities
281
Scholarship in the University An Ecological Perspective
297
Higher Education Finance Global Realities Policy Options and Common Misunderstandings
314
Educating for the Cooperative Society The Role of Government in Building Human and Social Capital
336
Educating for the Cooperative Society The Role of Industry in Building Human and Social Capital
356
Educating for the Cooperative Society The Role of Universities Research and the Academic Professions in Fostering Good Citizenship
374
Governments Need To and Do Trust Universities
386

Managing a University in Turbulent Times
159
Critical Factors and Forces Influencing Higher Educationin the TwentyFirst Century
175
A New World of Communications in Higher Education and Its Implications
192
Leading in Higher Education
204
Policy and Practice in UniversityBusiness Relations
218
Macro Changes and the Implications for Equality and Social and Gender Justice in Higher Education
236
Macro Changes and the Implications for Higher Education Research A Case Study in the Health Sector and Graduate Practice
255
Education and Technological Unemployment in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
394
Educating for the Innovative Society The Role of Indian Institutes of Technology in India
414
Policy Implications for Equity Gender and Widening Participation in Higher Education
432
Reactions Reflections and Renewal The Significance of Higher Education for Intellectual Societal and Personal Advancement
453
Maintaining the Contribution of Higher Education to Societal Progress
471
Index
481
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Gordon Redding is a British professor, academic, author, editor, and consultant. Currently Senior Advisor to the HEAD Foundation (Human Capital and Education for Asian Development) in Singapore, he is a specialist on China and the regional ethnic Chinese, and also works on the comparison of different systems of capitalism, and on the role of education in societal development. Previously Director of the Euro-Asia Centre of INSEAD in France and founder and directorof the HKU Business School (now the Faculty of Business and Economics) at the University of Hong Kong, he now holds a Visiting Professorial Fellowship at the Institute of Education, University CollegeLondon. Antony Drew is Assistant Dean International at The University of Newcastle, Australia, representing its work in global alliances, inbound and outbound student mobility, and international research collaboration. His research focus is in institutional theory, economic sociology, and international business, and in developing a theoretical framework for better analysing how informal business institutions evolve over time in different polities.Stephen Crump is an Honorary Professorial Fellow at The University of Melbourne and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Tasmania. His previous positions include inaugural Head of School of Professional Studies and Director for the Centre for Regional Studies at the University of Sydney, and Pro Vice-Chancellor - External Relations at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has also done extensive consultancy work and international visiting positions in the USA, UK, Netherlands, andSweden.

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