Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/1127
Title: Internal and External Challenges in a Private University
Authors: Kuran, Omaya 
Affiliations: Department of Business Administration 
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Academy of Management
Part of: Academy of Management Proceedings
Conference: Academy Of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting (77th : 2017 : Atlanta, Georgia) 
Abstract: 
Reviewing the development stages of higher education institutions is vital to understanding the present situation of universities. During the past two decades the higher education system has developed and moved from elite to mass to universal education system (Trow, 1973). One consequence of universal access to higher education sector is the "McDonaldization of education". Traditional university models are facing major challenges and external pressures shaping the entrepreneurial future of universities. The economic and social roles performed by current universities and the challenges faced are elaborated. Drivers of change in the higher education sector are identified. The current challenges in the Lebanese higher education sector are examined in general and in the particular case of study. The needed change could be done by looking at the complex administrative structure of the university through Socio-Economic Approach to Management (SEAM) lenses.
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/1127
Type: Conference Paper
Appears in Collections:Department of Business Administration

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