Entrepreneurialism in Universities and the Knowledge Economy: Diversification and Organizational Change in European Higher Education
By (author) Michael Shattock
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Entrepreneurialism in Universities and the Knowledge Economy: Diversification and Organizational Change in European Higher Education by Michael Shattock
Book DescriptionHow entrepreneurial are European universities? Perhaps more than is generally realised. What are the factors that encourage entrepreneurialism to flourish in research, technology transfer, teaching, regional engagement and internationalization? How do different kinds of HEIs - comprehensive, specialist, regional or private - address these issues? What are the conditions which stimulate or inhibit the 'academic entrepreneur'? And in what forms does entrepreneurialism contribute to the knowledge economy? This book, which is the product of a major EU funded research programme and is based on twenty-seven institutional case studies, attempts to offer answers to these questions through a series of cross national thematic studies. It considers how national systemic characteristics in financial arrangements, human resource management and institutional governance impact on entrepreneurialism and suggests ways in which individual initiative can be released and universities freed up to make their contribution to the EU Lisbon Strategy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780335235711
(90mm x 60mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael Shattock
Making Policy in British Higher Education, Paperback (October 2012)
This book examines how policy has been made in British higher education and how the results of these policies have determined the shape of higher education.
Managing Successful Universities, Paperback (August 2010)
Managing Successful Universities, second edition considers how good management of universities can lead to successful universities.
Managing Good Governance in Higher Education, Paperback (July 2006)» View all books by Michael Shattock
Addresses university governance as extending throughout an institution from the governing body to senates/academic boards and the organs of governance at faculty and departmental levels. This book considers the legal structure of higher education institutions and the impact of developments in corporate governance in the private sector.
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Author Biography - Michael Shattock
Michael Shattock is a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Education, University of London and was leader of the EUEREK project on which this book is based. He has published widely in higher education: his most recent books are Managing Successful Universities (Open University Press, 2003) and Managing Good Governance in Higher Education (Open University Press, 2006).
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