Managing University Research in the Triple Helix

Kenneth Husted, Mette Mønsted, Søren Barlebo Wenneberg, Erik Ernø-Kjølhede

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    This paper argues the need for a new approach to the management of academic researchers and their research work. It is held that the requirement for a new management paradigm at the universities is accentuated by all the significant challenges in the knowledge production system (described as mode 2, triple helix, post-academic science etc.). The paper not only argues the need for a new management approach but also attempts to sketch an outline of an approach to micro-level management of academic researchers. This approach seeks to strike a balance between autonomy for the academics and organisational steering.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCopenhagen
    PublisherDepartment of Management, Politics and Philosophy, CBS
    Number of pages15
    ISBN (Print)8790403819
    Publication statusPublished - 2000
    SeriesMPP Working Paper

    Bibliographical note

    Dette working paper er udgivet som del af REMAP-projektet:REsearch MAnagement Processes under rapid change.


    • Academic research management
    • Societal demands on universities
    • Balancing autonomy and control
    • 1st – 3rd order management

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