ERIC Number: EJ293426
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Contradictions in a Community of Scholars: The Cohesion-Accuracy Tradeoff.
Weick, Karl E.
Review of Higher Education, v6 n4 p253-67 Sum 1983
The phrase "community of scholars" contains a contradiction. Actions that strengthen the community weaken the scholarship and actions that strengthen the scholarship weaken the community. Continuing tradeoffs between community and scholarship produce many of the unique organizational properties that universities exhibit. (Author/MLW)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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