Job satisfaction around the academic world

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Higher education systems have changed all over the world, but not all have changed in the same ways. Although system growth and so-called massification have been worldwide themes, there have been system-specific changes as well. It is these changes that have an important impact on academic work and on the opinions of the staff that work in higher education. The academic profession has a key role to play in producing the next generations of knowledge workers, and this task will be more readily achieved by a contented academic workforce working within well-resourced teaching and research...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Providers of education and training; Higher education; Research; Governance

Keywords: Job satisfaction; Comparative analysis; Survey; Education and training system; Education and training reform; Perception; Teachers; Academic staff

Geographic subjects: Africa; South Africa; Asia; Japan; Malaysia; Europe; Finland; Germany; Great Britain; Portugal; North America; Canada; Oceania; Australia; South America; Argentina; Brazil

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2013

Physical description: xvi, 267 p.

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ISBN: 9789400754331; 9789400754358 (ebk)

Statement of responsibility: Peter James Bentley, Hamish Coates, Ian R. Dobson, Leo Goedegebuure, V. Lynn Meek, editors

Resource type: Book

Call number: TD/TNC 113.1504

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