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Juusola, Katariina; Rensimer, Lee – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the interrelationship of branding practices and legitimacy-building of commercial degree program franchising within transnational higher education (TNHE). It aims to understand how commercial franchisees' branding practices employ discursive and symbolic strategies for building legitimacy, and how…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Marketing, Business
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Stukalina, Yulia; Roskosa, Antra; Pavlyuk, Dmitry – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the main students' motivators for their migration decisions, which can be used by education managers working in the area of career management in higher education institutions of Latvia. Design/methodology/approach: Performed empirical data analysis is based on a survey data, collected from students…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Student Surveys, Higher Education, Regression (Statistics)
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Alsharari, Nizar Mohammad – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the process of internationalization of higher education (HE) in the United Arab Emirates by examining the development of its HE system, and analyzing the components and results of internationalization. Design/methodology/approach: The study adopts a qualitative research methodology to analyze…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Barbarà-i-Molinero, Alba; Cascón-Pereira, Rosalía; Hernández-Lara, Ana beatriz – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: In the last few years, the interest on professional identity development (PID) and the factors that influence PID has become central in higher education (HE) literature. However, the knowledge developed in this domain has focussed on a factor at a time and on a degree or discipline, thus being difficult to have a general picture of all…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Higher Education, Performance Factors, Qualitative Research
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Mattar, Dorine Maurice – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to find out if the characteristics, traits and leadership style of an effective university leader in Lebanon match those of a transformational one. Moreover, it is intended to shed light on the possible transferability of the transformational leadership's success to the Middle-Eastern society where norms and…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Transformational Leadership, Administrator Characteristics, Cultural Differences
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Hemsley-Brown, Jane; Oplatka, Izhar – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to systematically document, scrutinise and critically analyse the current research literature on higher education choice to: establish the scope of the studies; map the factors associated with choice; identify the key strengths and weaknesses in the research literature; critically analyse the extant research…
Descriptors: College Choice, Educational Quality, Databases, Educational Research
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Møthe, Svein; Ballangrud, Brit Olaug Bolken; Stensaker, Bjørn – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze how appointed leaders in Norwegian higher education perceive their role and influence, and their discretion as academic leaders. Design/Methodology/Approach: The paper applies strategic, cultural and political perspectives on leadership to investigate the understanding and perceptions held by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Department Heads, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role
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Bydanova, Elizaveta; Mushketova, Natalia; Rouet, Gilles – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the impact of demographic, social, economic and international aspects on the market of university services in Russia. It also reminds readers briefly of the evolution of the Russian higher education system during the last 20 years and considers some consequences of the current public policy and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Marketing
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Ramma, Yashwantrao; Samy, Martin; Gopee, Ajit – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: This paper stems from a study which was conducted as a means to first, find out whether there is a gap between the secondary and tertiary education levels, second identify any existing gap in Science and Technology education, and third, examine the impact of the above upon students' creativity and innovativeness at university level. The…
Descriptors: Creativity, Innovation, Science Education, Secondary Education
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Cheung, Alan C. K. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine language, academic, social-cultural and financial adjustments facing mainland Chinese students in Hong Kong. Design/methodology/approach: The current study employed both quantitative and qualitative methods and included over 300 mainland Chinese students from seven major universities in Hong Kong.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Sarwar, Shakeel; Aslam, Hassan Danyal; Rasheed, Muhammad Imran – International Journal of Educational Management, 2012
Purpose: The aim of the researchers in this endeavor is to identify the challenges and obstacles faced by beginning teachers in higher education. This study also explores practical implications and what adaptation can be utilized in order to have high performance of the beginning teachers. Design/methodology/approach: Researchers have applied…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Discipline Problems, Discipline, Program Effectiveness
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Voss, Roediger; Gruber, Thorsten; Reppel, Alexander – International Journal of Educational Management, 2010
Purpose: This paper aims to explore satisfactory and dissatisfactory student-professor encounters in higher education from a student's perspective. The critical incident technique (CIT) is used to categorise positive and negative student-professor interactions and to reveal quality dimensions of professors. Design/methodology/approach: An…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Critical Incidents Method