Syllabus/achievement requirements

Updated November 2012

Unit 1 - Governance and Change of Higher Education

Higher Education Governance and Policy

Braun, D: Organising the political coordination of knowledge and innovation policies, 2008. Science and Public Policy, Vol. 35, No. 4. pp. 227-239. (12 pages). Fulltext.

Gornitzka, Å. and P. Maassen : University governance reforms, global scripts and the "Nordic Model". Accounting for policy change? In: J. Schmid; K. Amos; J. Schrader & A. Thiel (ed.), Welten der Bildung? Vergleichende Analysen von Bildungspolitik und Bildungssystemen, 2011. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft. pp. 149 – 177. (28 pages).

Gornitzka, Å., S. Kyvik and B. Stensaker : Analysis in Higher Education. In: Å. Gornitzka, M. Kogan and A. Amaral (eds.): Reform and Change in Higher Education - Analysing Policy Implementation, , 2005. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, . pp.35-56. Fulltext.

Gornitzka, Å., P. Maassen , J.P. Olsen, and B. Stensaker : "Europe of Knowledge”: Search for a new pact. In: P. Maassen and J.P. Olsen (eds.) University Dynamics and European Integration, 2007. Dordrecht: Springer,. pp. 181-214. Fulltext.

Maassen, P: Universities and the effects of external funding: Sub-Saharan Africa and the Nordic countries. In: A.R. Nelson and I.P. Wei (eds) The Global University- Past, present and future perspectives, 2011. Palgrave. pp. 231-254. (23 pages).

Maassen, P. and N. Cloete : Higher Education, Donor Organizations, Nation-States, and Development: The public donor dimension in Africa. In: R.M. Bassett and A. Maldonado-Maldonado (eds.) , 2010. Higher Education, Donor Organizations, Nation-States, and Development: The public donor dimension in Africa. In: R.M. Bassett and A. Maldonado-Maldonado (eds.) . pp. 251-279.

McGuinness, Aims : Changes in Financing and State Policy Related to American Public Research Universities. Paper presented at a seminar on "University Management and Higher Education Policies - Trends, Issues and Prospects" in Tokyo, September 2005, organized by the Center for University Management and Policy Studies, The University of Tokyo and Center for National University Finance and Management, Japan, 2005. pp. 1-29. Fulltext.

Olsen, J.P. : The Institutional Dynamics of the European University. In: P. Maassen and J.P. Olsen (eds.) , 2007. University Dynamics and European Integration, Dordrecht: Springer. pp. 25-54. Fulltext.

Peters, G.B: The Future of Governing. Second Revised Edition, Chapter 1 & 9, 2001. Kansas University Press. pp. 1-22 & 177-201. (45 pages).

Institutional Governance and Quality/Performance

Christensen, T. : University Governance Reforms: Potential Problems of More Autonomy? , 2011. Higher Education, Vol. 62, Number 4. pp. 503-517. Fulltext.

Dill, D.D. : Will Market Competition Assure Academic Quality? An Analysis of the UK and US Experience. In: D.F. Westerheijden, B. Stensaker and M.J. Rosa (eds.) , 2007. Quality Assurance in Higher Education. Trends in Regulation, Translation and Transformation. Dordrecht: Springer. pp. 47-73. Fulltext.

Larsen, I.M., P. Maassen and B. Stensaker : Four Basic Dilemmas in University Governance Reform, 2009. Higher Education Management and Policy, Volume 21, Issue 3, . pp. 41-59. Fulltext.

Maassen, P., E. Moen and B. Stensaker : Reforming higher education in the Netherlands and Norway: the role of the state and national modes of governance, 2011. Policy Studies, Volume 32, Issue 5. pp. 479-495. Fulltext.

Stensaker, B: Quality as Fashion: Exploring the Translation of a Management Idea into Higher Education. In: D.F. Westerheijden, B. Stensaker and M.J. Rosa (eds.), 2007. Quality Assurance in Higher Education. Trends in Regulation, Translation and Transformation. Dordrecht: Springer. pp. 99-119. Fulltext.

Stensaker, B: Accreditation of Higher Education in Europe – Moving towards the US-Model? , 2011. Journal of Educational Policy . Fulltext.

Did we open Pandora's Governance Box?

Bovens, Mark, Paul ‘t Hart, and B. Guy Peters (eds.): Success and Failure in Public Governance - A comparative analysis, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. pp. Chapters 1 and 2.

Unit 2 - Higher Education Management

Amaral, Alberto, Jones Glenn.A.& Karseth Berit (2002): Governing Higher Education: Comparing National Perspectives. In: Governing Higher Education: National Perspectives on Institutional Governance. Kluwer avcademic publishers. 279-298.

Birnbaum, Robert. (1989):How Colleges Work. The Cybernetics of Academic Organizations and Leadership. Jossey-Bass Publisher. 1-29.

Bolden, R., Petrov, G. and Gosling, J. (2009). Distrubted Leadership in Higher Education: Rhetoric and Reality. Educational Management Administration. Vol. 37. p. 257-278 Fulltext

Breznitz, S., & Feldman, M (2010): The engaged university. In:The Journal of Technology Transfer. 1-19.Fulltext

Clark, Burton(2003): Sustaining change in universities: Continuities in case studies and concepts. In: Tertiary Education and Management, 9/ 2, 99-116.Fulltext

Clark, Burton(1972): The Organizational Saga in Higher Education. In: Administrative Science Quarterly, 17 (2), 178–184.Fulltext

De Boer, Harry & Goedegebuure, Leo(2009): The Changing Nature of the Academic Deanship. In: Leadership, 5/ 3, 347-364.Fulltext

Gornitzka, Åse & Larsen, I. M.(2004): Higher Education Towards professionalisation? Restructuring of administrative work force in universities. In: Higher Education,47/4,455-471.Fulltext

Greenwood, R., Raynard, M., Kodeih, F., Micelotta, E. R., & Lounsbury, M. (2011). Institutional Complexity and Organizational Responses. The Academy of Management Annals, 5(1), 317-371. Fulltext

Hölttä, Seppo & Karjalainen Kirsi(1997): Cybernetic Institutional Management Theory and Practice. In: Tertiary Education and Management: 3/3, 229-236.Fulltext

Jongbloed Ben & van der Knoop, Han (1999): Budgeting at the Institutional Level. Responding to Internal Presures and External Opportunities. In: Joengbloed Ben, Maassen Peter & Neave Guy: From the Eye of the Storm. Higher Education’s Changing Institution. Kluwer academic publishers, 141-164.

Jongbloed, Ben, Enders, Jurgen & Salerno, Carlos (2008): Higher education and its communities: Interconnections, interdependencies and a research agenda. In: Higher Education, 56, 303-324.Fulltext

Kirkland, John (2010): The Management of University Research. In: Baker, E., McGaw, B. and Peterson, P. (eds.): International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition. Elsevier. 316-321. Fulltext

Krücken, Georg. and Meier, F. (2006): Turning the University into an Organizational Actor. In: Drori, G., Meyer, J., and Hwang, H. (eds.): Globalization and Organization: World Society and Organizational Change. Oxford University Press. 241-257. Fulltext

Laredo, Phillippe (2007): Revisiting the Third Mission of Universities: Toward a Renewed Categorization of University Activities? In: Higher Education Policy, 20, 441-456.Fulltext

Middlehurst, T. Kennie, S. Woodfield. (2010): Leading and Managing the University: Presidents and their Senior Management Team. In: Baker, E., McGaw, B. and Peterson, P. (eds.): International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition. Elsevier. 238-244. Fulltext

Musselin, Christine (2007): Are universities specific organisations? In: Krücken, Georg, Kosmützky, A. and Torka, M. (eds). In:Towards a Multiversity? Universities between global trends and national traditions. Transaction Publishers. 63-84.

McCaffery, Peter (2004):Managing Change. In: McCaffery, P. (ed.):The Higher Education Manager’s Handbook. London, New York: Routledge Falmer. pp. 230-251.

Mignot-Gerard, Stéphanie (2002): “Leadership” and “Governance” in the Analysis of University Organisations: Two Concepts in Need of De-construction. In:Higher Education Management and Policy, 15/ 2, 135-163.Fulltext

Oliver, C. (1991). Strategic responses to institutional processes. Academy of management review, 16(1), 145-179. Fulltext

Reed, Michael, Meek Lynn, & Jones, Glen A. (eds.)(2002): Introduction. In: Governing Higher Education: National Perspectives on Institutional Governance. Kluwer academic publishers. 15-31.

Ritsilä, Jari, Nieminen, Mika, Sotarauta, Markku. & Lahtonen, Jukka (2008): Societal and Economic Engagement of Universities in Finland: An Evaluation Model. In:Higher Education Management and Policy, 20/2, 1-19.Fulltext

Rytmeister, C. (2009). Governing University Strategy: Perceptions and practice of governance and management roles. Tertiary Education and Management. Vol 15 issue 2, 137-156. Fulltext

Shattock, Michael (2005): European Universities for Entrepreneurship: Their Role in the Europe of Knowledge–The Theoretical Context. In:Higher Education Management and Policy, 17/3, 13-25.Fulltext

Slaughter, Sheila (2010): Research Commercialization. In: Baker, E., McGaw, B. and Peterson, P. (eds.):International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition, Elsevier. 300-306. Fulltext

Suchman, M. C. (1995). Managing Legitimacy - Strategic and Institutional Approaches. Academy of Management Review, 20(3), 571-610. Fulltext

Taylor, James (2006): Managing the Unmanageable: The Management of Research in Research-intensive Universities. In:Higher education Management and Policy, 18/2, 1-25.Fulltext

Watson, David (2008): The university in the modern world: Ten lessons of civic and community engagement. In:Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 3/1, 43-55.Fulltext

Weick, Karl (1976): Educational Organizations as Loosely Coupled Systems. In:Administrative Science Quarterly, 21/1, 1-19.Fulltext

Zechlin, Lothar (2010): Strategic Planning in Higher Education. In: Baker, E., McGaw, B. and Peterson, P. (eds.):International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition, Elsevier. 256-263. Fulltext

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