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  1. Modern Day Challenges in Academia

    Modern Day Challenges in Academia

    Edited by Marilena Antoniadou, Mark Crowder
    Examining the modern day challenges faced by academics throughout their working lives, this timely book investigates the ways in which academic careers are changing, the reasons for these changes and their potential future impacts. Contributors with insider experience of both traditional research focussed universities and newer institutions with an emphasis on teaching, utilise theoretical and empirical methods to provide international perspectives on the key issues confronting modern day academics. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  2. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

    Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

    Edited by Kathy Daniels, Caroline Elliott, Simon Finley, Colin Chapman
    There is often little guidance available on how to teach in universities, despite there being increasing pressure to raise teaching standards, as well as no official requirement for academics to have any specific teaching qualification in many countries. This invaluable book comprehensively addresses this issue, providing an overview of teaching in a business school that covers all stages of student learning. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  3. Competitive Accountability in Academic Life

    Competitive Accountability in Academic Life

    Richard Watermeyer
    This book considers how a culture of ‘competitive accountability’ in UK higher education produces multiple tensions, contradictions and paradoxes that are destabilizing and deleterious to the work and identities of academics as research scientists. It suggests the potential of a new discourse of scientific accountability, that frees scientists and their public communities from the absurdities and profligacy of ‘performativity’ and ‘managerial governmentality’ encountered in the REF and an impact agenda – the noose of competitive accountability – and a more honest and meaningful public contract. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    January 2020   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  4. Higher Education and the Future of Graduate Employability

    Higher Education and the Future of Graduate Employability

    Edited by Ruth Bridgstock, Neil Tippett
    This book challenges the dominant ‘employability skills’ discourse by exploring socially connected and networked perspectives to learning and teaching in higher education. Both learning and career development happen naturally and optimally in ecologies, informal communities and partnerships. In the digital age, they are also highly networked. This book presents ten empirical case studies of educational practice that investigate the development of learner capabilities, teaching approaches, and institutional strategies in higher education, to foster lifelong graduate employability through social connectedness. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  5. University and Society

    University and Society

    Edited by Ágnes Kövér, Gaby Franger
    What role can the university play in the broader community or society in which it is embedded? Must it remain segregated in the halls of science and knowledge, which tower above the community? This book examines the growing number of questions and concerns around university-community relations by exploring widely accepted theories and practices and placing them under new light. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  6. Higher Education in the Digital Age

    Higher Education in the Digital Age

    Edited by Annika Zorn, Jeff Haywood, Jean-Michel Glachant
    The European higher education sector is moving online, but to what extent? Are the digital disruptions seen in other sectors of relevance for both academics and management in higher education? How far are we from fully seizing the opportunities that an online transition could offer? This insightful book presents a broad perspective on existing academic practices, and discusses how and where the move online has been successful, and the lessons that can be learned. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  7. Entrepreneurial Universities

    Entrepreneurial Universities

    Edited by João J. Ferreira, Alain Fayolle, Vanessa Ratten, Mário Raposo
    With an increasing focus on the knowledge and service economies, it is important to understand the role that entrepreneurial universities play through collaboration in policy and, in turn, the impact they have on policy. The authors evaluate how universities engage with communities while also balancing stakeholder considerations, and explore how universities should be managed in the future to integrate into global society effectively. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  8. Universities and the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

    Universities and the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

    Edited by David B. Audretsch, Albert N. Link
    Entrepreneurial ecosystems have emerged as one of the most dynamic forces shaping the economic performance of individuals, companies and regions. This book brings together some of the leading scholarship and research identifying and analyzing the role of universities in entrepreneurial ecosystems. Particular emphasis is given on the role of innovation, startups, SMEs and technology transfer both in shaping the entrepreneurial ecosystem, as well as the resulting impact on firm performance and regional economic performance. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  9. Managing Academics

    Managing Academics

    Richard Philip Winter
    Managing Academics contrasts three alternative perspectives of managing (professionalism, quality of worklife, prosocial identity) with the dominant perspective of managerialism in higher education institutions. The intention of the contrast is to: (1) challenge the notion that managing academics is a unitary, values-free process; (2) raise awareness of managing as a social process in which values and identity questions resonate as issues of importance to managers and the managed; and (3) help academic-managers influence and balance “hybrid” perspectives of managing and scholarship. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  10. Entrepreneurship, Universities & Resources

    Entrepreneurship, Universities & Resources

    Edited by Ulla Hytti, Robert Blackburn, Denise Fletcher, Friederike Welter
    The role of resources is pivotal in entrepreneurship for the success of new and small ventures, though most face resource constraints. The book offers multiple perspectives on analysing and understanding the importance of resources in entrepreneurship development. Approaching the subject with both a practice-theory and research-based approach, the contributors analyse topics such as processes and structures in social entrepreneuring; entrepreneurship and equity in crowdfunding; and forming alliances with large firms to overcome resource constraints. The contributors provide evidence, for example, on how business angels can contribute more than finance to small ventures and how the flexibility of resources is important in internationalisation. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  11. The Market Oriented University

    The Market Oriented University

    John A. Davis, Mark A. Farrell
    The next decade will be transformative for the higher education sector. Government funding is decreasing. Through their marketing activities universities have created the ‘student consumer.’ The student consumer is prepared to shop around, compare prices and value, and once purchased expects a return on their investment. Disruptive innovations are challenging traditional forms of learning and in many cases are viewed as better alternatives to traditional learning in the classroom. Competition from private educational providers is increasing. Their cost base is lower, and their customer focus is superior. In short, universities around the world are facing a perfect storm. While experts don’t expect the higher education sector to collapse under these challenges, they do believe that for some institutions the future looks bleak. If universities are to avoid closures or mergers, they will need to adopt a market-oriented approach. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  12. Academic Entrepreneurship

    Academic Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Phillip H. Phan
    Academic entrepreneurship is a multifactorial and multidimensional phenomenon. This book presents research featuring aspects of academic entrepreneurship at the regional, institutional, and organizational levels of analysis. Phillip H. Phan and the authors illustrate that the more interesting aspects of this subject are in the ‘tails of the distribution,’ where counter-intuitive findings from the data call simple theories into question and inspire a vigorous discussion of alternatives. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  13. Embracing Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines

    Embracing Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines

    Edited by Satish Nambisan
    Unique ideas, insights and themes from diverse disciplines—from engineering, science and medicine to arts, design, and music—have the potential to enrich and deepen our understanding of entrepreneurship. This book brings together contributions from an eclectic set of entrepreneurship scholars and educators from different fields to advance cross-disciplinary entrepreneurial thinking. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 119.00   Web: $ 107.10
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  14. The University and the Economy

    The University and the Economy

    Aldo Geuna, Federica Rossi
    This book provides readers with an in-depth understanding of the many ways in which universities contribute to economic development and growth. It demonstrates the causal interactions between universities’ activities and economic outcomes, and presents up-to-date quantitative and qualitative data in support. The authors present the theoretical tools and evidence to explain the manner and degree to which universities’ activities impact the economy, as well as analysing the comparative strengths and weaknesses of specific university systems. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  15. Knowledge, Diversity and Performance in European Higher Education

    Knowledge, Diversity and Performance in European Higher Education

    Edited by Andrea Bonaccorsi
    For the first time, data on individual European higher education institutions (rather than data aggregated at the country level) is used in order to examine a wide range of issues that are both theoretically challenging and relevant from policy-making and societal perspectives. The contributors integrate statistics on universities and colleges with other sources of information such as patents, start-up firms and bibliometric data, and employ rigorous empirical methods to address a range of key questions, including: what is the role of non-university tertiary education, such as vocational training? How important is the private sector? Are European universities internationalized? Are they efficient from the point of view of costs and educational output? Are there pure research universities in Europe? How do universities contribute to economic growth? Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  16. Entrepreneurship Programs and the Modern University

    Entrepreneurship Programs and the Modern University

    Michael H. Morris, Donald F. Kuratko, Jeffrey R. Cornwall
    After tracing the evolution of entrepreneurship within institutions of higher learning, the authors explore the key elements that constitute a comprehensive entrepreneurship program. Best practices at leading universities and differing kinds of academic environments are highlighted. They examine multiple aspects of program management and infrastructure, including curriculum and degree program development, where entrepreneurship is administratively housed, how it is organized, and approaches to staffing and resource acquisition. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  17. Creativity and Entrepreneurship

    Creativity and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Lynn Book, David Phillips
    While creativity and entrepreneurship may appear to be unlikely allies, they are increasingly intersecting to produce economic and social value in new and exciting ways. This groundbreaking volume examines how creativity and entrepreneurship can be used in conjunction to foster positive change and innovation, particularly in areas such as higher education and sustainable global development. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  18. Leadership and Cooperation in Academia

    Leadership and Cooperation in Academia

    Edited by Roger Sugden, Marcela Valania, James R. Wilson
    Across the world academic institutions are being questioned by their stakeholders and pressured to change. Answering these questions requires that academics and professional managers in universities think about their work, its value and organisation. The book highlights the need for space and stimulus to reflect on the responsibilities, roles and expectations that they identify for themselves, and that others place upon them – then, they might be better able to understand and to act. Similarly, policymakers and higher education commentators need the space and stimulus to reflect on the role of universities. This book will provide this space and an invaluable contribution to the stimulus. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  19. Redesigning Management Education and Research

    Redesigning Management Education and Research

    Edited by Stephanie Dameron, Thomas Durand
    The field of management education and research has become an industry of its own – an industry with fierce international competition in a global arena. Here, the authors argue that a series of mechanisms has led to mimicking and thus strategic convergence among business schools. The authors further argue that this has resulted in a loss of relevance and diversity of the management knowledge produced and taught in a multipolar world. They view this as counterproductive to business schools, students, firms, societies and other stakeholders, including scholars themselves. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  20. Academic Entrepreneurship in Asia

    Academic Entrepreneurship in Asia

    Edited by Poh Kam Wong
    This timely book examines the rising phenomenon of academic entrepreneurship and technology commercialization among leading universities in Asia, by presenting in-depth analysis of thirteen leading universities from nine Asian economies, including Tokyo University in Japan, Tsinghua in China, IIT Bombay in India, and the National University of Singapore. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 152.00   Web: $ 136.80
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