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Author Oblinger, Diana.

Title What business wants from higher education / Diana G. Oblinger, Anne-Lee Verville.

Imprint Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1998.


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Description xi, 187 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Series American Council on Education/Oryx Press series on higher education
American Council on Education/Oryx Press series on higher education.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-173) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Life as we know it -- ch. 1. Flexible organization -- ch. 2. Finding the added value -- pt. 2. Changes to come -- ch. 3. Profiling the customer -- ch. 4. Information technology as a change agent -- ch. 5. Global interdependence -- pt. 3. What we will need -- ch. 6. What business needs -- ch. 7. Learning environment -- ch. 8. Early years -- pt. 4. Philosophies guiding change -- ch. 9. Learning as the core value -- ch. 10. Enlightened organization -- ch. 11. Welcoming change.
Summary As businesses try to keep pace with the changes brought about by globalization and technology, the need for skilled and flexible graduates has risen substantially. In What Business Wants from Higher Education, corporate and education leaders Diana Oblinger and Anne-Lee Verville provide insight intended to stimulate discussion between the business and academic communities to determine what higher education can do to better prepare students for their future careers in a constantly changing workplace.
Subject Business and education -- United States.
Education, Higher -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Organizational change -- United States.
Business and education. (OCoLC)fst01429992
Education, Higher -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst00903047
Organizational change. (OCoLC)fst01047828
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Verville, Anne-Lee.
ISBN 1573562068 (alk. paper)
9781573562065 (alk. paper)

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