Institutional governance in SA higher education: For the common good or political power-play

Fourie, Magda (2009)

CITATION: Fourie, M. 2009. Institutional Governance in SA Higher Education: For the Common Good or Politcal Power-Play?, in E. Bitzer (ed.). Higher Education in South Africa: A Scholarly Look behind the Scenes. Stellenbosch: SUN MeDIA. 349-365. doi:10.18820/9781920338183/16.

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This chapter explores the role of institutional governance against the background of the nature of the university as an organisation, and the changing context in which universities currently operate. Three ‘conventional’ models of institutional governance are discussed, and more recent developments in this regard are investigated. She concludes with some guiding principles for effective institutional governance in a contested and changing university context.

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