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Role Strain in University Research Centers
The Journal of Higher Education (2007)
  • Craig Boardman, Ohio State University - Main Campus
  • Barry Bozeman, University of Georgia
Abstract
We examine interview data from 21 science and engineering faculty affiliated with both academic departments and university research centers. Our results indicate that such scientists experience "role strain" but that resources provided by the centers provide sufficient inducement for affiliation. An important faculty development issue is whether the increments in resources are sufficient to offset the fragmentation of activities likely associated with role strain.
Publication Date
2007
Citation Information
Craig Boardman and Barry Bozeman. "Role Strain in University Research Centers" The Journal of Higher Education Vol. 78 Iss. 4 (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/craig_boardman/18/