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The Knowledge Worker and the Divided University

Rosemary Deem, Sam Hillyard, and Mike Reed

in Knowledge, Higher Education, and the New Managerialism: The Changing Management of UK Universities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199265909
eISBN:
9780191708602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265909.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines the contemporary conditions of academic work and management in UK universities as organizations. In so doing, it also raises questions about the wider purposes of universities ... More


New measures in performance management

Thomas Ahrens and Christopher S. Chapman

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses various aspects of the relationship between measurement and day-to-day activity. It emphasizes the potential contribution of academic knowledge to performance management ... More


Ways of knowing: everyday and academic knowledge

Rosamund Sutherland

in Education and social justice in a digital age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447305255
eISBN:
9781447311799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305255.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The chapter argues that young people draw on their out-of-school uses of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the classroom, and this can sometimes support in-school learning and is ... More


The Rhetoric of Relevance

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter deals with the issue of relevance in the process of reforming the teaching of management education in business schools in North America. It highlights pedagogical concerns about ... More


Science policy implications for policy knowledge generated in academia

Tereza Stöckelová

in Policy Analysis in the Czech Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318149
eISBN:
9781447318156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318149.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter maps and discusses the key structural limits and incentives of policy-relevant knowledge production by academics in the Czech Republic. It argues that the current science and higher ... More


Imperial Scholars and Minority Nationalisms on the Eve of the 1917 Revolutions

Vera Tolz

in Russia's Own Orient: The Politics of Identity and Oriental Studies in the Late Imperial and Early Soviet Periods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594443
eISBN:
9780191725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594443.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how the imperial scholars became a key source of nationalist ideas for some of Russia's ethnic minorities and how, in turn, representatives of these minorities influenced ... More


Accounting for Interdisciplinarity: Contesting Value in the Academy

Miranda Joseph

in Debt to Society: Accounting for Life under Capitalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687411
eISBN:
9781452949109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687411.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter reflects on the production of academic knowledge as it is shaped by practices of accounting and discourses of accountability. It considers three modes of accountability that are relevant ... More


School Discipline, Student Achievement, and Social Inequality

Richard Arum, Karly Ford, and Melissa Velez

in Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778039
eISBN:
9780804781688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778039.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book, and provides a background on the research framework and comparative methodology of the studies. The book provides a systematic comparative ... More


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