Globalizing the Community College
Strategies for Change in the Twenty-First Century
By (author) John S. Levin
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Globalizing the Community College by John S. Levin
Book DescriptionLong regarded as a local institution, the community college has become a globalized institution. It has been affected by global forces, and by the interpretations of organizational members to both global forces and to the responses of intermediaries. Globalization as a process finds an outlet within the community college where economic, cultural, and technological behaviors are advanced along lines consistent with and supportive of globalization. Furthermore, government actions have directed community colleges to respond and adapt to a global economy. In this book, seven community colleges are examined to demonstrate organizational change in the 1990s precipitated by globalization.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312295950
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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Long regarded as a local institution, the community college has been affected by global forces, and by the interpretations of organizational members to these forces and to the responses of intermediaries. This book examines seven case studies to demonstrate organizational change in the 1990s.
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Author Biography - John S. Levin
JOHN S. LEVIN is a professor of higher education in the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Arizona. He is a former community college administrator and instructor. He has published widely both in the U.S. and Canada, addressing topics such as the presidency, governance, management, leadership, and organizational change. In 2000, the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education presented him with the Research Award for his work on Canadian higher education.
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