Posted by: bluesyemre | July 3, 2013

Improving Your Research Management: A Guide for Senior University Research Managers By Professor Alan M. Johnson

Improving Your Research Management

How can senior university research managers ensure the optimal research productivity of the teams they lead — whether across units, institutions or national research groups? How can these academic leaders best provide the professional development needed to position early-career researchers for long-term success? And how can they elevate their own skills and expertise to effectively inspire, support and equip senior researchers pursuing leading-edge investigations?

Published by Elsevier, this practical guidebook informs research team leaders, and those who are considering a role in university research management. Drawing both from the academic literature and personal experience, Alan M. Johnson offers valuable counsel encompassing major issues in senior academic management while encouraging and enabling a holistic approach to implementation.

Topics covered in the guide include:

•    Governance
•    Strategic planning
•    Commercialization
•    Project management
•    Promotion of research
•    Rankings
•    Ethics
•    Risk management

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