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New Forms of Governance in Research Organizations Disciplinary Approaches, Interfaces and Integration

New Forms of Governance in Research Organizations Disciplinary Approaches, Interfaces and... This book undertakes to develop a sector specific theory of governance of the public research sector and applies it to the German research system. The book is the outcome of a large interdisciplinary project. It analyzes the reforms in the German research system from an integrated perspective of law, economics and social sciences. The case of Germany is compared to reforms in other European countries such as Austria, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. ; Higher education and research institutions are confronted with changing and sometimes contradictory claims from state, industry and society, today. They have to face growing volatility and an acceleration and internationalization of the knowledge process. This book undertakes to develop a sector specific theory of governance of the public research sector and applies it to the German research system. The book is the outcome of a large interdisciplinary project. It analyzes the reforms in the German research system from an integrated perspective of law, economics and social sciences. The case of Germany is compared to reforms in other European countries such as Austria, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. The study emphasizes an integrated approach considering the research function of universities as well as the non-university research sector. The focus is on the integration of external and internal governance. First, we pose the question how external competition and control mechanisms do influence internal governance of research institutions and universities and vice versa. Second, we discuss the consequences of these impacts on research. The book addresses scholars in the field of science and technology studies and research policy as well as actors responsible for establishing and implementing research policies. Managers of research institutions will find insights and guidelines for the strategic positioning of their institutions in a rapidly changing environment. Researchers in the field of governance may profit from the approaches to governance which are applied to the German research system in comparison to other research systems. ; Section A: Governance – A Political Science Perspective Governance in Connected Arenas – Political Science Analysis of Coordination and Control in Complex Rule Systems Arthur Benz.- Governance of Research – Nine Comments on Arthur Benz, Stefan Kuhlmann.- Comment – An Organizational Economics View, Dieter Sadowski.- II. Governance – A Legal Perspective.- Governance Reflected in Political Science and Jurisprudence.- Gunnar Folke Schuppert.- Governance: Interrelationships and Open Questions – Comments on the Article by Gunnar Folke Schuppert.- Hans-Heinrich Trute.- The Role of the State and Private Actors in Governance – Comments on Gunnar Folke Schuppert from a Sociological Perspective, Dorothea Jansen.- Governance – A Sociological Perspective.- Governance from a Sociological Perspective, Rafael Wittek.- Governance and Compliance – A Comment on Rafael Wittek, Uwe Schimank.- Comment on Rafael Wittek, Thomas Groß.- Governance – An Integrated Theory, Governance of Research – Working towards Interdisciplinary Concepts, Dorothea Jansen.- Section B: On the Way Towards New Public Management? The Governance of University Systems in England, the Netherlands, Austria, and Germany,Harry de Boer, Jürgen Enders, Uwe Schimank.- Governance Modes in University Reform in Germany – From the Perspective of Law, Hans-Heinrich Trute, Wolfgang Denkhaus, Bärbel Bastian, Kendra Hoffmann.- The Application of the Concept of Governance to the Structures of German Extra-university Research Organizations from a Legal Perspective, Natalie Arnold.- Analysis of Heterogeneous Collaboration in the German Research System with a Focus on Nanotechnology.- Thomas Heinze, Stefan Kuhlmann.- Governance Reforms and Scientific Production – Evidence from German Astrophysics.- Andreas Wald, Karola Franke, Dorothea Jansen.; Integrates legal and social science approaches to governance Comparative analysis of the governance of Higher Education and Research Systems Develops a comparative tool, the "governance equalizer" Covers the multi-level characteristics of research systems and their governance patterns Tests empirically prominent theses on the new dynamics of science (such as "mode 2 of knowledge production" and "triple helix" of research collaboration) ; NL http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

New Forms of Governance in Research Organizations Disciplinary Approaches, Interfaces and Integration

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Springer Netherlands
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10.1007/978-1-4020-5831-8
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Abstract

This book undertakes to develop a sector specific theory of governance of the public research sector and applies it to the German research system. The book is the outcome of a large interdisciplinary project. It analyzes the reforms in the German research system from an integrated perspective of law, economics and social sciences. The case of Germany is compared to reforms in other European countries such as Austria, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. ; Higher education and research institutions are confronted with changing and sometimes contradictory claims from state, industry and society, today. They have to face growing volatility and an acceleration and internationalization of the knowledge process. This book undertakes to develop a sector specific theory of governance of the public research sector and applies it to the German research system. The book is the outcome of a large interdisciplinary project. It analyzes the reforms in the German research system from an integrated perspective of law, economics and social sciences. The case of Germany is compared to reforms in other European countries such as Austria, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. The study emphasizes an integrated approach considering the research function of universities as well as the non-university research sector. The focus is on the integration of external and internal governance. First, we pose the question how external competition and control mechanisms do influence internal governance of research institutions and universities and vice versa. Second, we discuss the consequences of these impacts on research. The book addresses scholars in the field of science and technology studies and research policy as well as actors responsible for establishing and implementing research policies. Managers of research institutions will find insights and guidelines for the strategic positioning of their institutions in a rapidly changing environment. Researchers in the field of governance may profit from the approaches to governance which are applied to the German research system in comparison to other research systems. ; Section A: Governance – A Political Science Perspective Governance in Connected Arenas – Political Science Analysis of Coordination and Control in Complex Rule Systems Arthur Benz.- Governance of Research – Nine Comments on Arthur Benz, Stefan Kuhlmann.- Comment – An Organizational Economics View, Dieter Sadowski.- II. Governance – A Legal Perspective.- Governance Reflected in Political Science and Jurisprudence.- Gunnar Folke Schuppert.- Governance: Interrelationships and Open Questions – Comments on the Article by Gunnar Folke Schuppert.- Hans-Heinrich Trute.- The Role of the State and Private Actors in Governance – Comments on Gunnar Folke Schuppert from a Sociological Perspective, Dorothea Jansen.- Governance – A Sociological Perspective.- Governance from a Sociological Perspective, Rafael Wittek.- Governance and Compliance – A Comment on Rafael Wittek, Uwe Schimank.- Comment on Rafael Wittek, Thomas Groß.- Governance – An Integrated Theory, Governance of Research – Working towards Interdisciplinary Concepts, Dorothea Jansen.- Section B: On the Way Towards New Public Management? The Governance of University Systems in England, the Netherlands, Austria, and Germany,Harry de Boer, Jürgen Enders, Uwe Schimank.- Governance Modes in University Reform in Germany – From the Perspective of Law, Hans-Heinrich Trute, Wolfgang Denkhaus, Bärbel Bastian, Kendra Hoffmann.- The Application of the Concept of Governance to the Structures of German Extra-university Research Organizations from a Legal Perspective, Natalie Arnold.- Analysis of Heterogeneous Collaboration in the German Research System with a Focus on Nanotechnology.- Thomas Heinze, Stefan Kuhlmann.- Governance Reforms and Scientific Production – Evidence from German Astrophysics.- Andreas Wald, Karola Franke, Dorothea Jansen.; Integrates legal and social science approaches to governance Comparative analysis of the governance of Higher Education and Research Systems Develops a comparative tool, the "governance equalizer" Covers the multi-level characteristics of research systems and their governance patterns Tests empirically prominent theses on the new dynamics of science (such as "mode 2 of knowledge production" and "triple helix" of research collaboration) ; NL

Published: Mar 14, 2007

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