Challenges in Establishing a Top Research University

LW Challenges, Chapters and other contributions, Governance and leadership

The historical development of research universities and their roles in society has been articulated in many articles and documents. Since their inception, distinguished research universities have generated leaders in virtually every field and created scientific and technological advances that have affected the welfare and well-being of humanity. Top research universities have also contributed to creating national wealth through the generation …

On Innovation Strategies: An Asian Perspective

GK Chapters and other contributions, Governance and leadership, Research & Innovation

Innovation has become the buzzword of the 21st century and even more so now after the current  economic meltdown, as nations around the world have the enormous task of rebuilding their economies. It is generally agreed that innovation refers to the process of converting an idea, invention or scientific  discovery into commercially or publicly successful products,  

Globalization of Research Universities in Korea

GK Challenges, Chapters and other contributions, Governance and leadership, Missions & Responsibilities

An important consequence of economic globalization is expected to be that only a few leading  universities will dominate the world of higher education, just as a few companies are dominating different industrial sectors worldwide. Globalization has thus become a major goal for most research  universities in Korea. It is driven by a number of other factors as well,