University management

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Managing Universities: Dodging the Dead Cat

Academics have been disengaged, disengaged themselves, or never been engaged with the challenges of working in, and for, very complex organizations, says our Robert Dingwall. Their distaste for administration in its various forms is a liability.

6 years ago

Modernizing Universities?

Universities are starting to look like the behemoths of the US auto industry of the 1980s, with highly-paid CEOs buried in their offices looking only at numbers.

10 years ago

“Feminizing” Middle Management?

José Manuel Lavié Martínez, Universidad de Sevilla, published ”Feminizing” Middle Management?: An Inquiry Into the Gendered Subtexts in University Department Headship” on […]

11 years ago