publication . Article . 2006

A case study of international partnerships in four UK leading universities

Ayoubi, R; Al-Habaibeh, A;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006 Journal: International Journal of Educational Management, volume 20, pages 380-396 (issn: 0951-354X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Emerald
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to develop a comparative analysis of the main objectives of international institutional partnerships in four UK leading universities. Based on the presented case studies, the paper outlines a model for objectives and implementation of international partnership. Design/methodology/approach - Using a multiple case study approach, the paper employs three sources of data: templates of international partnerships, actual agreements of international partnerships and interviews with senior and very senior managers concerned with internationalisation at the four universities. The analysis includes inter-university comparative analys...
Subjects
free text keywords: Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Education
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