Herding cats ? Management and university performance

  title={Herding cats ? Management and university performance},
  author={John McCormack},
Using a tried and tested measure of management practices that has been shown to predict firm performance, we survey nearly 250 departments across 100+ UK universities. We find large differences in management scores across universities and that departments in older, researchintensive universities score higher than departments in newer, more teaching-oriented universities. We also find that management matters in universities. The scores, particularly with respect to provision of incentives for… CONTINUE READING

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