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Cowdean, Stephanie; Whitby, Philip; Bradley, Laura; McGowan, Pauric – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
The aim of this research is to provide perspectives on how entrepreneurial practitioners, specifically owners of high-tech small firms (HTSFs), engage with knowledge transfer and learn. The authors draw on extant research and report on the views and observations of the principals in two case study companies in the HTSF sector with regard to…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Transfer of Training, Intervention, Teaching Methods
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Anosike, Paschal – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
Previous research has focused on stable developed economies to predict that human capital and entrepreneurship education (EE) provision at the higher education (HE) level will positively affect entrepreneurial success. This article draws on the outcome of recent EE projects in two HE institutions in a conflict-torn northern Nigeria as a proxy to…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Teaching Methods, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education
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Kearney, Arthur; Harrington, Denis; Kelliher, Felicity – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
It is argued that strategizing provides firms with deep and sustainable sources of competitive advantage. Despite an emerging literature base on the strategic management of the micro firm, there is limited research into strategizing in context. This article investigates the nature of strategizing in the micro firm. A critical review of the…
Descriptors: Models, Strategic Planning, Entrepreneurship, Small Businesses
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Østergaard, Annemarie – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This study explores the diversity among entrepreneurs to identify the innate factors behind the variation. The intention is to explain why some entrepreneurs prefer to be self-employed in one-person businesses, while others build enterprises with numerous employees. A factor analysis of the personality traits of active entrepreneurs reveals nine…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Self Employment, Personality Traits, Small Businesses
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Pang, Elvy; Wong, Michael; Leung, C. H.; Coombes, John – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This article investigates Hong Kong employers' views on graduate competencies that facilitate new graduates' success in the workplace. The methodology involves the use of a questionnaire to elicit responses from business employers on the importance of specific competencies contributing to the success of fresh graduates at work. The findings…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Teamwork, Cooperation, Thinking Skills
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Lee-Davies, Linda – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This article sets out to capture the benefits of business and universities working together to create robust management development programmes for the competitive markets ahead. It attempts to illustrate the changes in business approaches to providing people with management development, given the increased mobility of individuals from company to…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Management Development, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Perez Vico, Eugenia; Hallonsten, Olof – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This article provides new insights into the consequences of university-industry collaboration for the content and conduct of academic research by analysing the Swedish research funding programme for the so-called 'materials consortia', in place between 1990 and 2000. Using secondary sources, the analysis highlights the causality in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Business Relationship, Universities, Research
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Geraskin, N.I.; Kulikov, E.G.; Glebov, V.B. – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This case study analyses an application of distance training in the practice of nuclear knowledge preservation. The purpose of the research is to evaluate the potential of distance training in solving the problem of knowledge preservation in the nuclear industry. Thirty specialists from different European countries participated in the pilot…
Descriptors: Nuclear Energy, Distance Education, Knowledge Management, Electronic Learning
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Kunz, Rolien; de Jager, Herman – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
The objective of this article is to determine whether the professional skills demonstrated by newly employed first-year trainee accountants (i.e. their performance) meet the expectations of audit managers and, if they do not, to determine the size of the expectation--performance gap. A questionnaire was used to determine the expectations and the…
Descriptors: Job Performance, Accounting, Expectation, Job Skills
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Pais-Montes, Carlos; Freire-Seoane, Maria Jesus; López-Bermúdez, Beatriz – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
Examination of the transition of successful students from university into the labour market reveals a significant gap between the competencies acquired during higher education and those needed in the workplace. In this article, the authors discuss a research study undertaken to analyse the employability traits of engineers who had recently…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Engineering, Technical Occupations, Competency Based Education
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Wild, Steffen; Neef, Christoph – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
Using self-determination theory, this research explores the characteristics of the basic needs of autonomy, competence and relatedness at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, one of the largest institutions for cooperative education in Germany. By comparing the results from two different academic majors and two academic years, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Majors (Students), Student Characteristics
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Etzkowitz, Henry – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
A boundary-spanning regional innovation model of permeability among university, industry and government is abstracted from Boston, Silicon Valley and Research Triangle and used to assess Newcastle Science City. Early history may provide a better guide for aspiring regions than abstracting elements from the contemporary Silicon Valley ecosystem…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Innovation, School Business Relationship, Government School Relationship
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Benson, Gregory E.; Chau, Ngan N. – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
In today's changing and intensely competitive global environment, postsecondary educational programs must find ways to adapt their method of delivery to meet the educational expectations of students and talent needs of "real-world" employers. This is especially true in the evolving field of supply chain management (SCM). The purpose of…
Descriptors: Supply and Demand, Information Management, School Business Relationship, Industry
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Pearl, Alastair Owen; Rayner, Gerry M.; Larson, Ian; Orlando, Laurence – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
There has been a drive towards enhancing the critical thinking (CT) skills development of students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, both in Australia and internationally. One debate among CT theorists centres on whether CT comprises a set of generalizable skills or is content- and context-dependent. While…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, STEM Education
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Shams, S.M. Riad; Thrassou, Alkis – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
Sustainably bridging the industry--academia research gap is an ongoing concern within the wider effort to successfully unlock the full potential of both sectors. In this context, the authors present a research perspective on and an explicit articulation of the manner in which academic research could focus on theorization. They discuss how this…
Descriptors: Research Projects, School Business Relationship, Theories, Universities
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