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|Title:||Serendipity or strategy?: An investigation into entrepreneurial transnational higher education and risk management||Contributor(s):||Shanahan, PJ (author); McParlane, JA (author)||Publication Date:||2005||DOI:||10.1108/10748120510627349||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/171||Abstract:||PURPOSE – To provide a past, current and future perspective of transnational higher education for academics and managers engaged in this area of education provision, to heighten awareness of thecurrent trends and issues involved.DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH – An Australian/Hong Kong case study and reference to current literature are used to highlight the main issues concerning this rapidly expanding phenomenon in the provision of higher education.FINDINGS – Identifies and discusses the main issues for consideration when planning new transnational activities, including the need for strategic approaches and risk management.RESEARCH LIMITATIONS/IMPLICATIONS – The paper focuses on Australia and the Asian region, although material related to the UK and the USA is included in some sections. Whether a country is the provider orthe receiver of transnational education, the issues raised will be relevant.PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS – This paper provides a very useful source of information for those currently involved in or planning to become involved in a transnational higher education activity.ORIGINALITY/VALUE – This paper is timely in that it addresses the recent proliferation of transnational higher education activities by considering the past and present, as well as providing discussion ofpotential future directions.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||On the Horizon, 13(4), p. 220-228||Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited||Place of Publication:||United Kingdom||ISSN:||1074-8121||Field of Research (FOR):||130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 179
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