A conceptual overview of a holistic model for quality in higher education

A conceptual overview of a holistic model for quality in higher education Purpose – This paper aims to develop an overarching basis to consider issues of quality in higher education. Design/methodology/approach – An attempt is made to synthesise different approaches to management in higher education. Findings – The article concludes that it is possible to synthesise a model, based on existing literature, to uniquely address higher education. Research limitations/implications – The model developed is a conceptual one as emphasised by the title. Originality/value – Provides a thought framework for addressing the quality issues in higher education. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Educational Management Emerald Publishing

A conceptual overview of a holistic model for quality in higher education

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0951-354X
DOI
10.1108/09513540710738647
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper aims to develop an overarching basis to consider issues of quality in higher education. Design/methodology/approach – An attempt is made to synthesise different approaches to management in higher education. Findings – The article concludes that it is possible to synthesise a model, based on existing literature, to uniquely address higher education. Research limitations/implications – The model developed is a conceptual one as emphasised by the title. Originality/value – Provides a thought framework for addressing the quality issues in higher education.

Journal

International Journal of Educational ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 3, 2007

Keywords: Quality; Total quality management; Quality management; Higher education

References

  • Quality assessment and institutional change: experiences from 14 countries
    Brennan, J.; Shah, T.
  • Defining quality
    Harvey, L.; Green, D.
  • Transforming Higher Education
    Harvey, L.; Knight, P.T.
  • The need for education and training in the use of the EFQM model for quality management in UK higher education institutions
    Osseo‐Asare, A.E.; Longbottom, D.
  • Developing alternative perspectives for quality in higher education
    Srikanthan, G.; Dalrymple, J.
  • Continuous improvement framework: implications for academia
    Temponi, C.

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