The social dimension of institutional change: a social network perspective on the implementation of Educational Master’s programs in higher education institutions

01 March 2022 → 28 February 2026
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Teacher education and professional development of educators
    • Higher education
    • Mesolevel instructional sciences
    • Teacher training
policy implementation in higher education social network theory academic teacher training
Project description

Universities are a challenging context for institutional innovation. Through a social network perspective on organizational theory, this research project aims to contribute to the knowledge base regarding policy implementation processes and outcomes in universities. The implementation of educational master's programs was selected as the context of analysis, because of the challenging nature of the changes this initiative entails.