Management and leadership in UK universities: exploring the possibilities of change
Taylor and Francis
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This paper considers the case for reform of management struc- tures in UK universities and oﬀers proposals for change. The model of top-down, performance-led management that characterises many institutions is both outmoded and ill-suited to the chal- lenges of an increasingly turbulent higher education sector. Drawing on the experiences of a university that introduced a new scheme of performance management, I explore alternative approaches to leadership and management, collaborative or part- nership working designed to improve employee voice and the need to re-evaluate approaches to Human Resource Management. I conclude with a ﬁve-point model for change.
Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management;
Waring, M. (2017) 'Management and leadership in UK universities: exploring the possibilities of change', Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 39(5), pp.540-558
This article was published in Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management on 18 July 2017 (online), available at https://doi.org/10.1080/1360080X.2017.1354754
Cardiff Metropolitan University (Grant ID: Cardiff Metropolian (Internal))
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