The coming decade will see radical change as universities, colleges and policy-makers worldwide adjust and respond to the demands of an increasingly complex global higher education environment. The debate about the nature of universities (Barnett, 1999; Fuller, 2005; Beaton et al, 2006) and of leadership and change within them is no longer ‘just’ a debate; understanding and thereby being able to work with multiple institutional webs of complexity is crucial to the development and enhancement of the sector. Traditional, linear, rationalist change programmes can be effective in delivering products, but may not be as effective at delivering sustainable capacity for change – what we call ‘change-ability’ – across the various inter-linked relationships that characterise higher education institutions (HEIs).
|Translated title of the contribution||Change Academy: creating sustainable change in higher education?|
|Pages (from-to)||31 - 34|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Wissenschafts management: zeitschrift für innovation|
|Publication status||Published - May 2010|