Towards The Third Generation University
Managing the University in Transition
J.G. Wissema, Managing Director, J.G. Wissema Associates bv and Professor Emeritus of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
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This book demonstrates that universities are subject to fundamental change, evolving from science-based, monodisciplinary institutions into transfunctional, ‘international know-how hubs’ named ‘third generation universities’ or 3GUs.
Contents: Introduction Part I: Towards the Third Generation University 1. From the Medieval and Humboldt University to the Third Generation University 2. Contours of the Third Generation University 3. Two Case Studies Part II: Know-How Creation and Exploitation 4. Creation of Knowledge and Value in Industry 5. Technostarters 6. Financing Technostarters and Spinouts Part III: Organising the Third Generation University 7. Organisational Structure and Management Style 8. The Know-How Commercialisation Function 9. Implementation and Assessment of 3GU Appendices Bibliography Index