by: Jamil Salmi
Governments are becoming increasingly aware of the important
contribution that high performance, world-class universities make to
global competitiveness and economic growth. There is growing
recognition, in both industrial and developing countries, of the need
to establish one or more world-class universities that can compete
effectively with the best of the best around the world. Contextualizing
the drive for world-class higher education institutions and the power
of international and domestic university rankings, this book outlines
possible strategies and pathways for establishing globally competitive
universities and explores the challenges, costs, and risks involved.
Its findings will be of particular interest to policy makers,
university leaders, researchers, and development practitioners.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1. What Does It Mean to Be a World-Class
Concentration of Talent
Alignment of Success Factors
Chapter 2. Paths to Transformation
The Role of Government
The Role of Other Actors
Strategic Dimensions at the Institutional Level
Chapter 3. Implications for the World Bank
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