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Sułkowski Łukasz (Uniwersytet Jagielloński)
Fuzje uczelni i rankingi międzynarodowe - czy w szaleństwie jest metoda?
University Fusion and International Rankings? Is there Method in This Madness?
Przedsiębiorczość i Zarządzanie, 2017, t. 18, z. 2, cz. 2, s. 71-81, bibliogr. 48 poz.
Entrepreneurship and Management
Issue title
Zarządzanie humanistyczne i publiczne
Szkolnictwo wyższe, Zarządzanie szkolnictwem, Fuzje i przejęcia, Ranking szkół wyższych
Higher education, Education management, Mergers and acquisitions, Ranking of higher education institutions
Celem artykułu jest poszukiwanie odpowiedzi na pytanie o sprzężenie zwrotne pomiędzy fuzjami uczelni a ich miejscami w rankingach. Tekst rozpoczyna przegląd rankingów międzynarodowych, a następnie procesów konsolidacyjnych na świecie. Następnie przeanalizowane zostały relacje fuzje - rankingi. We wnioskach końcowych znalazły się postulaty skutecznej realizacji procesów konsolidacyjnych w nauce i szkolnictwie wyższym. (fragment tekstu)

The importance of rankings and mergers of the higher education worldwide is constantly growing. Developing academic perfection programs and islands of excellence leads to sustaining very competitive group of elite universities called World Class Universities. Consolidation is one of the most common ways of creating or strengthening such universities and improving their positions in international rankings. A hypothesis can be stated that consolidation processes are directly linked to international university rankings in numerous countries. Rapid rise in importance of international university rankings stimulated the development of consolidation processes in the science and higher education sector. However, university's position in the rankings is an artificial and instrumental measure that should not be the main reason for mergers decisions. More important are the organic causes, i.e. the complementarity of the university allowing for synergies in scientific, didactic and implementation activities. (original abstract)
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