Managerial consequences of credit system introduction: A Colombian case

"Given the new trends in the higher education system in Colombia, this paper raises the question of how the introduction of credit systems may transform the management system of a university. To answer that question, the paper introduces the case of Universidad del Rosario, one of the most trad...

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Autor Principal: Restrepo Abondano J.M.
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: 2008
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23786
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spelling ir-10336-237862021-01-21T08:30:55Z Managerial consequences of credit system introduction: A Colombian case Las consecuencias de introducir el sistema de créditos en la gestión universitaria: Un caso en Colombia Restrepo Abondano J.M. Academic credits Flexibility Flexibility of provision Higher education University management "Given the new trends in the higher education system in Colombia, this paper raises the question of how the introduction of credit systems may transform the management system of a university. To answer that question, the paper introduces the case of Universidad del Rosario, one of the most traditional universities in Colombia, transformed its institutional setting to implement this system years before the legal credit system requirement to do so even existed. Reviewing the unsystematic literature on this topic and introducing the concept of credit systems, the paper provides a model which systemizes managerial change due to credit systems into four categories: (i) governance and structure, (ii) culture/values and institutional identity, (iii) managerial practices and techniques, and (iv) the relationship with the environment (internal and external). The paper also presents concerns about cultural and institutional particularities which may affect and distort the expected impact of introducing a credit system, and it finally observes how important it would be to consider process dynamics when dealing with this topic." 2008 2020-05-26T00:05:23Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 19007205 01203592 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23786 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
institution EdocUR - Universidad del Rosario
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topic Academic credits
Flexibility
Flexibility of provision
Higher education
University management
spellingShingle Academic credits
Flexibility
Flexibility of provision
Higher education
University management
Restrepo Abondano J.M.
Managerial consequences of credit system introduction: A Colombian case
description "Given the new trends in the higher education system in Colombia, this paper raises the question of how the introduction of credit systems may transform the management system of a university. To answer that question, the paper introduces the case of Universidad del Rosario, one of the most traditional universities in Colombia, transformed its institutional setting to implement this system years before the legal credit system requirement to do so even existed. Reviewing the unsystematic literature on this topic and introducing the concept of credit systems, the paper provides a model which systemizes managerial change due to credit systems into four categories: (i) governance and structure, (ii) culture/values and institutional identity, (iii) managerial practices and techniques, and (iv) the relationship with the environment (internal and external). The paper also presents concerns about cultural and institutional particularities which may affect and distort the expected impact of introducing a credit system, and it finally observes how important it would be to consider process dynamics when dealing with this topic."
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title Managerial consequences of credit system introduction: A Colombian case
title_short Managerial consequences of credit system introduction: A Colombian case
title_full Managerial consequences of credit system introduction: A Colombian case
title_fullStr Managerial consequences of credit system introduction: A Colombian case
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