The chapters in this book provide a diverse set of topics, perspectives and formulations about educational issues in a group of important Pacific Rim countries. Each contributor explores an area of national educational importance for their particular country, taking care to locate themselves within their own national context and then to look outwards to consider the educational relevance of the Pacific Rim and, more generally, globalisation.Hence, contracts replaced tenure for senior public servants and generic managersa#39; skilled in administration replaced those with the ... the rationale for further corporatisation and privatisation of what were once taken for granted as public enterprises. ... Australiaa#39;s future was seen to lie in the Pacific Basin and with the Asian and South-east Asian sectors especially. ... to Meet the Challenges of the Asia-Pacific Century (Industry Task Force on Leadership and Management Skills, 1995) isanbsp;...
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