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Managing the Research University

Dean O. Smith


This book provides a comprehensive background and discussion of all major topics encountered routinely in managing the academic research enterprise. In a sense, it serves as a surrogate mentor with advice and guidance on best practices that set professional standards for academic research leadership. Personnel management sets the framework for effective administration. The book concentrates on clearly defined reporting lines that effectively couple responsibility and authority. Moreover, it stresses the practical need and legal requirements for proper training in assigned areas of responsibili ... More

Keywords: academic research, administration, best practices, personnel, training, research funding, sponsored research, investment, regulatory compliance, evaluation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199793259
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dean O. Smith, author
Texas Tech University