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The Resource Universities in transition : the changing role and challenges for academic institutions, Bo Göransson, Claes Brundenius, editors, (electronic book)

Universities in transition : the changing role and challenges for academic institutions, Bo Göransson, Claes Brundenius, editors, (electronic book)

Label
Universities in transition : the changing role and challenges for academic institutions
Title
Universities in transition
Title remainder
the changing role and challenges for academic institutions
Statement of responsibility
Bo Göransson, Claes Brundenius, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Globalization, the information age, and the rise of the knowledge-based economy are significantly transforming the way we acquire, disseminate, and transform knowledge. And, as a result, knowledge production is becoming closer and more directly linked to economic competitiveness. This evolution is also putting new and urgent demands on academic institutions to adjust to the changing needs of society and economy. In particular, there is growing pressure on the institutions of higher education and research in developed economies to find and affirm their new role in the national innovation system
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
378
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2322.2
LC item number
.U55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1953-
  • 1938-
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  • Göransson, Bo
  • Brundenius, Claes
Series statement
Insight and innovation in international development
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  • Universities and colleges
  • Universities and colleges
  • Education, Higher
  • Education
Label
Universities in transition : the changing role and challenges for academic institutions, Bo Göransson, Claes Brundenius, editors, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Background and introduction / Bo Göransson and Claes Brundenius -- In search of excellence? An international perspective on governance of university research / Mats Benner -- The evolving role of universities in economic development : the case of university-industry linkages / Prasada Reddy -- Brazilian universities and their contribution to innovation and development / José Manoel Carvalho de Mello, Anne-Marie Maculan, and Thiago Borges Renault -- Urugual : higher education, national system of innovation, and economic development in a small peripheral country / Rodrigo Arocena and Judith Sutz -- Cuba : university, innovation and society : higher education in the national system of innovation / Jorge Núñez Jover ... [et al.] -- Vietnam : current debates on the transformation of academic institutions / Tran Ngoc Ca and Nguyen Vo Hung -- China : challenges for higher education in a high growth economy / Wang Haiyan and Zhou Yuan -- Tanzania : the evolving role of universities in economic development / Burton L.M. Mwamila and Bitrina D. Diyamett -- South Africa : reforming higher education and transforming the national system of innovation / Rasigan Maharajh, Enver Motala, and Mario Scerri -- Latvia : repositioning of academic institutions in a catching-up country / Anda Adamsone-Fiskovica ... [et al.] -- Russia : universities in the context of reforming the national innovation system / Leonid Gokhberg, Tatiana Kuznetsova, and Stanislav Zaichenko -- Germany : the role of universities in the learning economy / Ulrich Schmoch -- Developing universities : the evolving role of academic institutions in Denmark / Birgitte Gregersen and Jr̜gen Gulddahl Rasmussen -- The role of academic institutions in the national system of innovation and the debate in Sweden / Claes Brundenius, Bo Göransson, and Jan Aʻgren -- The three missions of universities : a synthesis of UniDev project findings / Claes Brundenius and Bo Göransson
Control code
SPR700200264
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 366 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441975096
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Universities in transition : the changing role and challenges for academic institutions, Bo Göransson, Claes Brundenius, editors, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Background and introduction / Bo Göransson and Claes Brundenius -- In search of excellence? An international perspective on governance of university research / Mats Benner -- The evolving role of universities in economic development : the case of university-industry linkages / Prasada Reddy -- Brazilian universities and their contribution to innovation and development / José Manoel Carvalho de Mello, Anne-Marie Maculan, and Thiago Borges Renault -- Urugual : higher education, national system of innovation, and economic development in a small peripheral country / Rodrigo Arocena and Judith Sutz -- Cuba : university, innovation and society : higher education in the national system of innovation / Jorge Núñez Jover ... [et al.] -- Vietnam : current debates on the transformation of academic institutions / Tran Ngoc Ca and Nguyen Vo Hung -- China : challenges for higher education in a high growth economy / Wang Haiyan and Zhou Yuan -- Tanzania : the evolving role of universities in economic development / Burton L.M. Mwamila and Bitrina D. Diyamett -- South Africa : reforming higher education and transforming the national system of innovation / Rasigan Maharajh, Enver Motala, and Mario Scerri -- Latvia : repositioning of academic institutions in a catching-up country / Anda Adamsone-Fiskovica ... [et al.] -- Russia : universities in the context of reforming the national innovation system / Leonid Gokhberg, Tatiana Kuznetsova, and Stanislav Zaichenko -- Germany : the role of universities in the learning economy / Ulrich Schmoch -- Developing universities : the evolving role of academic institutions in Denmark / Birgitte Gregersen and Jr̜gen Gulddahl Rasmussen -- The role of academic institutions in the national system of innovation and the debate in Sweden / Claes Brundenius, Bo Göransson, and Jan Aʻgren -- The three missions of universities : a synthesis of UniDev project findings / Claes Brundenius and Bo Göransson
Control code
SPR700200264
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 366 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441975096
Specific material designation
remote

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