This issue of IAU Horizons offers a selection of thought-provoking papers on Leadership challenges and strategic management, thus fueling a reflection on one of the key thematic areas of work for the Association.
IN FOCUS - Leadership Challenges and Strategic Management
Governance and leadership are very important aspects of quality higher education and are an essential foundation for any HEI to flourish and to fulfill its social mission. Effective governance and leadership play a vital role in enabling institutions to meet the challenges created by new socio-economic factors that create new and difficult environment for education. These challenges include the commodification of higher education, the promotion of an equitable society, the need for an ethical framework for higher education, and the role that higher education must play in promoting sustainable development. More...