Managing Universities: Policy and Organizational Change from a Western European Comparative Perspective


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Managing Universities (PDF) asks how trendy universities are managed and organized; and questions whether or not 30 years of college reforms have led to stronger managerial constructions and management management. Moreover; it asks whether or not present organizational and decision-making constructions will be described by public reform insurance policies. The ebook presents an empirically grounded; coherent; and theoretically pushed presentation of knowledge and core concepts behind a large-scale comparative examine of 26 universities throughout eight European nations. It emphasizes the position of teachers; the energy of college managerial constructions; and how universities relate to and depend on their setting: to governments and different actors; to evaluators; to funders; and to exterior stakeholders. It additional explores how greater schooling insurance policies are formed by and impression universities. Written by a cross-disciplinary staff of European students; this ebook is exclusive each in its vast protection and the knowledge of its analyses. It might be of nice curiosity to graduate college students; students; and superior undergraduates within the fields of group idea and sociology; comparative public coverage and administration; and greater schooling research. It can even be of curiosity to greater schooling coverage directors and makers.


“A advice by way of making use of superior group idea views to tutorial establishments and insurance policies. The idea of universities as penetrated hierarchies presents a main instrument to grasp what has occurred in Western European nations because the late 1900s. The ebook contains on the similar time how universities are run inside; and how greater schooling public insurance policies might or might not have an effect on them administratively and strategically. Lessons to be discovered from this transition ought to draw the eye of organizational theorists; but in addition of policy-makers and practitioners working in European nations in addition to in different areas of the world.” — Jean-Claude Thoenig; University of Paris-Dauphine; co-author of In Search of Academic Quality

The ebook Managing Universities: Policy and Organizational Change from a Western European Comparative Perspective shows the extent to which and the ways public European universities are shaped by political and national administrative regimes in addition to sectoral higher education policy regimes. Thus; it offers not only very valuable conceptual and empirical insights for scholars of higher education reform; organization; administration; and management; but can provide lessons to practitioners and policy-makers in Europe along with other regions of the world.” — Anna Kosmützky; University of Kassel; Germany

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Ivar Bleiklie, Jürgen Enders, Benedetto Lepori


Palgrave Macmillan; 1st edition










3319538659; 3319852604


9783319538655/ 9783319538648/ 9783319852607

Table of contents

Table of contents :
Front Matter ….Pages i-xiv
Front Matter ….Pages 1-1
Setting the Stage—Theory and Research Questions (Ivar Bleiklie, Jürgen Enders, Benedetto Lepori)….Pages 3-29
A Sociological Experiment on Methodological Design—Strengths and Limits of a Pragmatist Approach to Research Methods in the TRUE Project (Benedetto Lepori)….Pages 31-53
Front Matter ….Pages 55-55
Working in the Shadow of Hierarchy: Organisational Autonomy and Venues of External Influence in European Universities (Harry de Boer, Jürgen Enders)….Pages 57-83
Budgeting Practices in European Universities (Marco Seeber, Benedetto Lepori)….Pages 85-105
The Transformative Power of Evaluation on University Governance (Emanuela Reale, Giulio Marini)….Pages 107-137
University Governance—Organisational Centralisation and Engagement in European Universities (Ivar Bleiklie, Svein Michelsen, Georg Krücken, Nicoline Frølich)….Pages 139-165
Understanding Strategy Practices in Universities (Nicoline Frølich, Bjørn Stensaker, Jeroen Huisman)….Pages 167-188
Front Matter ….Pages 189-189
Four ‘I’s Configuring European Higher Education Governance (Amélia Veiga, António Magalhães)….Pages 191-215
Political-Administrative Structures and University Policies (Ivar Bleiklie, Svein Michelsen)….Pages 217-249
Actor Constellations and Policy Making (Ivar Bleiklie, Svein Michelsen, Mary Henkel, Emanuela Reale)….Pages 251-274
Policy Instruments in European Universities: Implementation of Higher Education Policies (Gigliola Mathisen Nyhagen, Ivar Bleiklie, Kristin Hope)….Pages 275-300
Front Matter ….Pages 301-301
Organizational Configurations of Modern Universities, Institutional Logics and Public Policies—Towards an Integrative Framework (Ivar Bleiklie, Jürgen Enders, Benedetto Lepori)….Pages 303-326
Back Matter ….Pages 327-329

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