Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/13210
Title: A case study of staff perceptions of sustainability in an Australian regional university
Contributor(s): Hardy, Joy  (author); Smith, Susen (author); Bartel, Robyn  (author); Littledyke, Michael  (author); Ryder, Darren  (author)
Publication Date: 2013
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/13210
Abstract: Higher education has been assigned a key role as a significant change agent in the pursuit of sustainability. Consequently many universities are investigating whole-of-university approaches to sustainability. Whole-of-university approaches suggest a shared vision of and commitment to sustainability and sustainable practices. However, sustainability is a complex, multi-faceted and contested concept and universities comprise communities of diverse perspectives and conflicting values. This paper analyses semi-structured interviews with staff at an Australian regional university in order ascertain their particular / preferred perceptions of sustainability.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Details: 1st Annual PSU Phuket International Conference: Multidisciplinary Studies on Sustainable Development, Phuket, Thailand, 10th - 12th January, 2013
Source of Publication: Proceedings of the 1st Annual PSU Phuket International Conference, Oral Section(International Studies (Social Sciences & Humanities)), p. 1-10
Publisher: Prince of Songkla University
Place of Publication: Phuket, Thailand
Field of Research (FOR): 130103 Higher Education
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): 930499 School/Institution not elsewhere classified
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: E1 Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
Other Links: http://www.conference.phuket.psu.ac.th/conference2012/proceedings/o_fis.html
http://www.conference.phuket.psu.ac.th/conference2012/proceedings/pdf/o_FIS02%20Joy%20Hardy.pdf
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