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Published: 03 July 2008

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199265916

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Knowledge, Higher Education, and the New Managerialism

The Changing Management of UK Universities

Rosemary Deem, Sam Hillyard, and Michael Reed

  • Analysis of changes in the management and organization of professional academic work in British universities in recent years
  • Looks at the impact of 'New Managerialism' and 'New Public Management'
  • Examines the implications of mass higher education and increasing expectations that universities should generate income
  • Develops a critical response to the concept of the 'entrepreneurial university'
  • Situates these developments in the context of debates surrounding 'knowledge-intensive' organizations

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