How to Manage Your Local Professor
Best Paper Proceedings of the 1995 Academy of Management Annual National Meeting
19 Pages Posted: 1 Mar 2018
Date Written: August 1, 1995
After demonstrating that manufacturing management applications are ill-conceived in managing academic professionals, this paper proceeds to the real dilemma in academic administration: control vs. autonomy. A solution to the dilemma of balancing administrative control and academic freedom is proposed followed by a discussion of some possible exceptions.
Keywords: managing professionals; academic freedom; professional autonomy; managerial control; managing professors
JEL Classification: J24; J44; L84; M12; M51
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