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Managing for the Ideal Research Environment

Madden, A.D. (2009) Managing for the Ideal Research Environment. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 31 (3). pp. 271-282. ISSN 1360-080x

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Abstract

This article addresses two questions relating to research: 1) What is the best environment in which to carry out research? 2) What is the best way to manage employment in order to maintain this environment?

It focuses on research management in UK higher education, but attempts to generalise beyond a specifically national context. The article discusses how existing practice has evolved and highlights several problems that have arisen. It draws on the experiences of researchers at the University of Sheffield to explore the consequences of current practice and to make recommendations for research management in general.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2009 Association for Tertiary Education Management and the L H Martin Institute for Higher Education Leadership and Management. This is an author produced version of a paper published in 'Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management'. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Information School (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Andrew D. Madden
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2009 16:23
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 16:59
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13600800902974369
Status: Published
Publisher: Routledge
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1080/13600800902974369
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/9999

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