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Handbook of Research on Transnational Higher Education
Supply of funding and other related sources for growth and development of higher education.
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Observations through a Keyhole: The Changing Dimensions of Global Higher Education
Tak Cheung Chan (Kennesaw State University, USA), Evan G. Mense (Southeastern Louisiana University, USA), Mindy Crain-Dorough (Southeastern Louisiana University, USA), Michael D. Richardson (Southeastern Louisiana University, USA), and Kenneth E. Lane (Southeastern Louisiana University, USA)
Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 20
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4458-8.ch004
Global higher education leaders face the most explosive political environment in the history of higher education in the world due to decreased financial resources coupled with increased accountability. As revenues become scarcer, calls for accountability continually increase the five often-competing forces driving change in global higher education. In order to gain a more holistic view of accountability, the authors focus on five major shifts in global higher education: 1) Supply: financing; move from state-supported to state-assisted; 2) Demand: students; by 2020 minority students will be the majority; 3) Delivery: competition; faculty, f2f, online, technology, etc.; 4) Structure: new structures in different locations, internationalization, no longer brick and mortar, brick and click; 5) Productivity: management by objectives and results orientation.
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Becoming Smart, Innovative, and Socially Responsible in Supply Chain Collaboration
Chain (SC): Complex networked system of organizations, people, technology, activities, information and resources for moving a product or service from suppliers to customers. Includes channel partners, which can be suppliers, intermediaries, third-party service providers and customers, engaging in planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing, procurement, conversion, and all logistics management activities.
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