Syllabus/achievement requirements

Updated November 2018

HEM4220 Unit 1: Higher Education Governance and Policy

Bovens, M., P. Hart, & B.G. Peters (eds.). Success and Failure in Public Governance - A comparative analysis, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. Chapters 1 and 2 (27 p.).

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

Braun, D. (2008). Lessons on the political coordination of knowledge and innovation policies. Science and Public Policy, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 289-298 (10 pages)

Bunting, I. Cloete, N., Wah, H.L.K. & Nakayiwa-Mayega. F. (2015). Assessing the performance of African flagship universities. In: N. Cloete, et al. (Eds.), Knowledge Production and Contradictory Functions in African Higher Education (pp. 32-61). Sommerset West, South Africa: African Minds.

Christensen, T. (2011). University Governance Reforms: Potential Problems of More Autonomy? Higher Education, Vol. 62, Number 4, pp. 503-517. (14 pages)           

Dill, D.D. (2007). Will Market Competition Assure Academic Quality? An Analysis of the UK and US Experience. In: D.F. Westerheijden, B. Stensaker & M.J. Rosa (eds.), Quality Assurance in Higher Education. Trends in Regulation, Translation and Transformation. (pp. 47-73). Dordrecht: Springer. (26 pages)   

Gornitzka, Å. & Maassen, P. (2014). Dynamics of convergence and divergence: exploring accounts of higher education policy change. In: P. Mattei (ed.), University Adaptation in Difficult Economic times (pp. 13-30). Oxford: Oxford University Press. (17 pages)

Gornitzka, Å., Kyvik, S. & Stensaker, B. (2005). Implementation Analysis in Higher Education. In: Å. Gornitzka, Kogan, M. & Amaral, A. (eds.). Reform and Change in Higher Education - Analysing Policy Implementation (pp. 35-56). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. (21 p.)           

Gornitzka, Å., Maassen, P., Olsen, J.P., & Stensaker, B. (2007). Europe of Knowledge: Search for a new pact. In: Maassen, P., & Olsen, J.P. (eds.). University Dynamics and European Integration (pp.181-214). Dordrecht: Springer. (33 pages)

Maassen, P., Gornitzka, Å & Fumasoli, T. (2017). University reform and institutional autonomy: A framework for analysing the living autonomy. Higher Education Quarterly, Vol. 71(3), pp. 239-250.

Maassen, P. & Stensaker, B. (2011). The knowledge triangle, European higher education policy logics and policy implications. Higher Education, Vol. 61, pp. 757–769. (13 pages)           
McGuinness, A. (2005). Changes in Financing and State Policy Related to American Public Research Universities. Paper presented at International Seminar on University Management and Higher Education Policies -Trends, Issues and Prospects - Tokyo, 19-20 September 2005. (29 p.).    

Olsen, J.P. (2007). The Institutional Dynamics of the European University. In: P. Maassen and J.P. Olsen (eds.) University Dynamics and European Integration (pp. 25-54). Dordrecht: Springer. (29 pages)

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

Shin, J.C. (2015). Mass Higher Education and Its Challenges for Rapidly Growing East Asian Higher Education. In: J.C. Shin, Postiglione, G.A., & Huang, F. (Eds.). Mass Higher Education in East Asia, Strategy, Quality and Challenges (pp. 1-24). Heidelberg: Springer. (23 pages)

Slaughter, S. & Cantwell, B. (2012). Transatlantic moves to the market. The United States and the European Union. Higher Education, 63 (5), 583-606. (23 pages)

Stensaker, B. (2007). Quality as Fashion: Exploring the Translation of a Management Idea into Higher Education. In: D.F. Westerheijden, B. Stensaker & M.J. Rosa (Eds.), Quality Assurance in Higher Education. Trends in Regulation, Translation and Transformation. (pp. 99-119) Dordrecht: Springer. (20 pages)         

Stensaker, B. (2011). Accreditation of Higher Education in Europe – Moving towards the US-Model? Journal of Education Policy, Volume 26, Issue 6. 757-769. (12 pages)   

Tijssen, R. (2015). Research Output and International Research Cooperation in African Flagship Universities. In:  N. Cloete, et al. (Eds.). Knowledge Production and Contradictory Functions in African Higher Education (pp. 61-75). Sommerset West, South Africa: African Minds. 


HEM 4220 - Unit 2 - Higher Education Management

Astley, G. & van de Ven, A. (1983). Central Perspectives and Debates in Organization Theory. Administrative Science Quarterly, 28/2, 245-273. 28 pages

Barros de Barros, F. et al. (2015). Institutional governance, leadership and management of research for innovation and development. In: Huisman, J., de Boer, H., Dill, D. D. & Souto-Otero, M. The Palgrave international handbook of higher education policy and governance (261-280). Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

Bonaccorsi, A. & Daraio, C. (2007). Theoretical Perspectives on University Strategy. In: Bonaccorsi, A. & Daraio, C. Universities and Strategic Knowledge Creation: Specialisation and Performance in Europe. (3-21) UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. 18 pages

Brunsson, N., & Sahlin-Andersson, K. (2000). Constructing organizations: The example of the Public Sector Reform. Organization Studies, 21(4), 721-746. 25 pages

Clark, B.R. (2004). Delineating the character of the entrepreneurial university. Higher Education Policy, 17, 355-370.  15 pages

Czarniawska, B., & Wolff, R. (1998). Constructing new identities in established organization fields: young universities in old Europe. International Studies of Management & Organization, 28(3), 32-56.

Diogo, S., Carvalho, T. & Amaral, A. (2015). Institutionalism and organizational change. In: Huisman, J., de Boer, H., Dill, D. D. & Souto-Otero, M. The Palgrave international handbook of higher education policy and governance.(pp. 114-131). Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.          

Gioia, D. A., & Thomas, J. B. (1996). Identity, image and issue interpretation: Sensemaking during strategic change in academia. Administrative Science Quarterly, 41, 370–403. 33 pages

Gordon, G & Whitchurch, C. (2007). Managing Human Resources in Higher Education The Implications of a Diversifying Workforce. Higher Education Management and Policy, 19(2),1-21.

Huisman, J., Norgård, J. D. , Rasmussen, J., & Stensaker, B. (2002). Alternative' Universities Revisited: A Study of the Distinctiveness of Universities Established in the Spirit of 1968. Tertiary Education and Management, 8(4), 316-332. 49 pages

Jongbloed, B. & Van der Knoop, H. (1999). Budgeting at the Institutional Level. Responding to Internal Pressures and External Opportunities. In: Jongbloed B., Maassen, P. & Neave G. (Eds.). From the Eye of the Storm. Higher Education’s Changing Institution. (pp. 141-164). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 23 pages

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

Meek, L. V., Goedegebuure, L., Santiago, R., & Carvalho, T. (2009). Introduction. In: Meek, L. V., Goedegebuure, L., Santiago, R., & Carvalho, T. (Eds.). The changing dynamics of higher education middle management. (pp. 1-14). Dordrecht: Springer.

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

Mintzberg, H. (1979). The Professional Bureaucray. In: Mintzberg, H. The Structuring of Organization: a synthesis of the research. The Theory of Management Policy Series. (pp 348-379). Englewood Cliffs, N.J: Prentice-Hall. 31 pages

Musselin, C. (2007). Are universities specific organisations? In: Krücken, G., Kosmützky, A. & Torka, M. (Eds). Towards a Multiversity? Universities between global trends and national traditions. (pp. 63-84). Bielefeld: Transaction Publishers. 21 pages

Navarro, J. R. & Gallardo,  F.O. (2003). A model of strategic change: Universities and dynamic capabilities. Higher Education Policy, 16, 199-212. 13 pages

Noordegraaf, M. (2015). Hybrid professionalism and beyond: (new) forms of public professionalism in changing organizational and societal contexts. Journal of professions and organization, 2, 187-206.

Olsen, J. P. (2009). Change and continuity: an institutional approach to institutions of democratic government. European Political Science Review, 1/1, 3-32. 29 pages

Salancik, G.R. & Pfeffer, J. (1974). The bases and use of power in organizational decision making: The case of a university. Administrative Science Quarterly, 19(4), 453–473. 20 pages

Seeber, M., et al. (2014). European Universities as Complete Organizations? Understanding Identity, Hierarchy and Rationality in Public Organizations. Public Management Review, 17(10), 1444-1474.

Smeenk, S.G.A.,  Eisinga, R.N., Teelken, J.C. and Doorewaard, J.A.C.M. (2006) The effects of HRM practices and antecedents on organizational commitment among university employees, The international Journal of Human resource management, 17(12), 2035-2054

Taylor, J. (2006) Managing the Unmanageable: The management of research in research-intensive universities, Higher Education Management and Policy, 18(2), 9-34     

Tight, M.(2012) Researching institutional management in: Researching higher education, 2nd ed.,  McGraw-Hill,132-148     

Toma, J. D. (2010) Introduction. In Toma, J. D. (Ed.) Strategic Management in Higher Education. Building Organizational Capacity,  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1-14.

Välimaa, J.(2008) Cultural studies in higher education research, in Välimaa, J. and Ylijoki, O.-H. (eds.) Cultural perspectives on higher education, Springer, 9-26   

Van den Brink, M., Fruyter, B. and Thunnissen, M. (2013) Talent management in academia: performance systems and HRM policies, Human Resource Management  Journal, 23(2), 180-195

Weick, K. (1976): Educational Organizations as Loosely Coupled Systems. Administrative Science Quarterly, 21(1), 1-19. 18 pages

Whitley, R. 2008. Universities as strategic actors: Limitations and variations. In The University in the Market, eds. L. Engwall and D. Weaire,. London: Portland Press. 22–37 15 pages.

Zechlin, L. (2010): Strategic Planning in Higher Education. In: Baker, E., McGaw, B. and Peterson, P. eds.) International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition, Elsevier. 256-263. 7 pages.

Total pages of Unit 2: 615 pages




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