The Organizational Challenge for European Universities facing Globalization

GK Chapters and other contributions, Financial Resources, Governance and leadership, Missions & Responsibilities

The academic world is more global than ever: competition for talents, international mobility both of  students and faculty, diversification of funding are some of the main features of this changing  environment faced by universities. International rankings are blooming and contribute — despite their  obvious limitations — to globalization as well as competition.  

Building Singapore’s University Education System in a Globalized World

GK Chapters and other contributions, Financial Resources, Governance and leadership, Missions & Responsibilities

Singapore is a small young nation with a relatively short history, becoming independent only in 1965.  Over the last 42 years, Singapore has moved from third world to first world and built a modern economy  with a per-capita income second in Asia only to that of Japan. This paper will chart the role that  education particularly university education has played …