Shifting logics: Limitations on the journey from ‘state’ to ‘market’ logic in UK higher education

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Alexander, E.; Phillips, W.; Kapletia, D.;
  • Publisher: Policy Press

Our study of UK higher education institutions (HEIs) offers insights into the role of institutional logics in the adoption of organisational practices – specifically outsourcing. We identify two logics prevalent within HEIs: a public service ‘state logic’ and a ‘market ... View more
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