Connecting Entrepreneurs’ Knowledge to Higher Education Policy-making Process: Based on the Knowledge Mobilization Theory
Knowledge based policymaking is more and more important in higher education. Entrepreneurs are the largest employers of college graduates. 80%-90% of graduates will enter the enterprises market to find jobs. Whether their skills and qualities meet the needs of market? Entrepreneur, as the leader of a company, has the right to evaluate that. So, connecting entrepreneurs' knowledge to higher education policy-making process is very important to promote the quality of higher education. However, Are entrepreneurs willing to give advices? What motivate them to contribute their knowledge? How to deliver their suggestions to the policy makers? Will the policy makers listen to their advices? To explore these issues, the research will give the answers by taking knowledge mobilization as a perspective.
Published in: Canada International Conference on Education, 2018
- Date of Conference: 25-28 June, 2018
- DOI: 10.2053/CICE.2018.0055
- Electronic ISBN: 978-1-908320-90-2
- Conference Location: University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada