Highly cited leaders and the performance of research universities
Goodall, Amanda H.. (2009) Highly cited leaders and the performance of research universities. Research Policy, Vol.38 (No.7). pp. 1079-1092. ISSN 0048-7333Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2009.04.002
There is a large literature on the productivity of universities. Little is known, however, about how different types of leader affect a university's later performance. To address this, I blend quantitative and qualitative evidence. By constructing a new longitudinal dataset, I find that on average the research quality of a university improves some years after it appoints a president(vice chancellor) who is an accomplished scholar. To try to explain why scholar-leaders might improve the research performance of their institutions, I draw from interview data with 26 heads in universities in the United States and United Kingdom. The findings have policy implications for governments, universities, and a range of research and knowledge-intensive organizations. (C) 2009 Published by Elsevier B.V.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Research Policy|
|Official Date:||September 2009|
|Number of Pages:||14|
|Page Range:||pp. 1079-1092|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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