By Rosalind M. O. Pritchard
Resilience is ostensibly stated as a cross-disciplinary factor, but resilience research has seldom been utilized to the certainty of universities and the educational global. The contributions to this quantity objective to fill this hole during the presentation of either theoretical and empirical studies.
The book’s name displays the will to increase the talk in new instructions and to gather a clean set of types and instruments for brooding about resilient universities. Bringing jointly a number of specialists within the box, this assortment marks a unique departure in the social sciences and is meant to behave as a primary step in the direction of setting up a holistic method of destiny college governance and model.
Today’s eu universities are faced by way of profound alterations. This ebook constitutes an accessibly written, polemical and impressive exploration of ways present crises dealing with better schooling associations will be extra successfully addressed by way of institutional resilience and new kinds of adaptive, destiny orientated governance.
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