A Qualitative Analysis for Enhancing Competitiveness of Technical and Vocational Colleges in China through Exploring Knowledge Based Intangible Resources
Yong Zhang, Yusri Kamin
Available Online December 2018.
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- Competitiveness; Intangible Resources; Qualitative analysis; Technical and vocational Colleges
- Competitiveness plays a vital role for technical and vocational colleges to ensure their success and long-term viability. In order to improve competitiveness of technical and vocational colleges in undeveloped areas of China, this paper proposed a new perspective which drew knowledge base view into exploring vocational colleges’ resources, specifically intangible resources. Integrated literatures of knowledge-based view and the qualitative findings of perceptions from 15 experts in vocational education or strategic management field, eventually, the paper explored and identified the key components of knowledge-based intangible resources, and also shed light on how these independent variables effect on competitiveness of vocational colleges in undeveloped areas of China. Accordingly, the results support new proposal dimensions of intangible resources that would contribute for vocational colleges improving their competitiveness in management practice, or further academic empirical study.
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TY - CONF AU - Yong Zhang AU - Yusri Kamin PY - 2018/12 DA - 2018/12 TI - A Qualitative Analysis for Enhancing Competitiveness of Technical and Vocational Colleges in China through Exploring Knowledge Based Intangible Resources BT - 2018 3rd International Conference on Education, E-learning and Management Technology (EEMT 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 370 EP - 374 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iceemt-18.2018.72 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/iceemt-18.2018.72 ID - Zhang2018/12 ER -