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Managing Science: Developing your Research, Leadership and Management Skills

Ken Peach


Managing science, which includes managing scientific research and, implicitly, managing scientists, has much in common with managing any enterprise, and most of these issues (e.g. annual budget planning and reporting) form the background. Equally, much scientific research is carried in universities ancient and modern, which have their own mores, ranging from professorial autocracy to democratic plurality, as well as national and international with their missions and styles. But science has issues that require a somewhat different approach if it is to prosper and succeed. Society now expects sc ... More

Keywords: management, science, research, university, laboratory, recruitment, motivation, leadership, communication, committee

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198796077
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198796077.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ken Peach, author
Professor Emeritus, University of Oxford