A university is an epicentre of ideas, a concept factory, the rightful birthplace of innovations and products that make the world a better place in which to live. It is a think-tank for the betterment of society an social enrichment.
Yet universities find themselves in profoundly difficult territory, damaged by turbulent economic landscapes, intense competition and strained funding models. Unless the role of the university is reinvigorated in a proficient way, the ability to achieve its mission will be impaired.
And with its mission impaired, relevance declines.
The University Imperative is a book that helps university leadership and management teams navigate today’s dynamic environments. It provides a framework for universities’ decision-makers to confidently attune their operations through identifying steadfast factors that, regardless of rapidly changing and complex environments, they must consider and master to deliver great socio-economic benefits