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What's in a name? A comparative study of the traditional public university and the corporate university

What's in a name? A comparative study of the traditional public university and the corporate... This paper offers a comparative study of the traditional 'public university' sector with the developing sector of the 'corporate university'. The criteria for comparison include historical development, student body, research and production of knowledge, and issues of ownership and control. The conclusions drawn are that, while there are some similarities, there are many differences which raise questions as to the appropriateness of the corporate bodies adopting the term 'university'. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Human Resource Development International Taylor & Francis

What's in a name? A comparative study of the traditional public university and the corporate university

Human Resource Development International , Volume 4 (2): 20 – Jan 1, 2001
20 pages

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Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
ISSN
1469-8374
eISSN
1367-8868
DOI
10.1080/13678860121806
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Abstract

This paper offers a comparative study of the traditional 'public university' sector with the developing sector of the 'corporate university'. The criteria for comparison include historical development, student body, research and production of knowledge, and issues of ownership and control. The conclusions drawn are that, while there are some similarities, there are many differences which raise questions as to the appropriateness of the corporate bodies adopting the term 'university'.

Journal

Human Resource Development InternationalTaylor & Francis

Published: Jan 1, 2001

Keywords: Corporate University; University; Stakeholders; Students; Education

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