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Author
Sułkowski Łukasz (University of Social Sciences in Łódź, Poland)
Title
Accountability of University : Transition of Public Higher Education
Source
Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review, 2016, vol. 4, nr 1, s. 9-21, tab., bibliogr. 71 poz.
Issue title
Economics of Higher Education
Keyword
Odpowiedzialność, Szkolnictwo wyższe, Szkolnictwo państwowe
Responsibility, Higher education, State education
Note
summ., The article came into being within the research project no. 2014/13/B/HS4/01581 entitled "Quality Culture in Higher Education in Poland" coordinated by Ł. Sułkowski and financed by the National Science Centre (NCN) of the Republic of Poland
Abstract
Objective: The main goal of the article is to discuss and elaborate on the basics foundations of the concept of accountability in terms of the public universities management.

Research Design & Methods: The article is of descriptive character, thus it is based on literature review and its constructive critics.

Findings: The article presents briefly the concept of entrepreneurial university to relate this idea to develop the accountability practices in higher education. Subsequently, the limitations of trends related to the development of the entrepreneurial university and accountability were discussed.

Implications & Recommendations: Higher education is increasingly becoming a business operation, in which competition plays a key role. Accountability at universities is established to implement a specific accounting and reporting system, which is a prerequisite for the existence of this accountability and responsibility. Accounting of higher education systems is a consequence of the marketization of university.

Contribution & Value Added: The article gets the scientific thoughts in order in four main fields, namely (i) entrepreneurial university, (ii) university accountability, (iii) accounting and autonomy of universities, (iv) measures of university performance. (original abstract)
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ISSN
2353-883X
Language
eng
URI / DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.15678/EBER.2016.040102
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