NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION
In the last decades, managerialism has become an important subject in developed and developing countries. Its significance has increased in response to economic, institutional and ideological changes.
Over the past decades, countries have implemented new managerialism to increase the efficiency and to enhance the effectiveness and performance of public organisations. These reforms have also taken place in higher education, more or less to achieve the same objectives. New managerialism represents the organisational arm of neoliberalism. It is the mode of governance designed to realize the neoliberal project through