Strategies for the Cooperation of Higher Education Institutions in ICT

Strategies for the Cooperation of Higher Education Institutions in ICT

Juha Kettunen (Turku Polytechnic, Finland)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-949-6.ch153
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Abstract

This study analyzes the strategic planning of the ICT center, which is a joint venture of three higher education institutions. The strategies of focus and operations excellence are natural choices to define the strategic outlines for the center, which aims to increase the economic growth of the region. The selected strategies are described in this study using the balanced scorecard approach. It allows the network of organizations to articulate and communicate their strategy to their employees and stakeholders. The concept of the strategy map is used to describe the strategy. The decentralized efforts of separate organizational units would most likely fail without the network strategy and cooperation.

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