ERIC Number: EJ554136
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Brave New World of Virtual Organization: Creating a Distributed Environment for Research Administration.
Killoren, Robert; Eyerly, Raymond W.
SRA Journal, v29 n1-2 p25-31 Sum-Fall 1997
Looks at how Pennsylvania State University is examining its evolving research administration infrastructure and investigating electronic research administration. Discusses use of total quality management techniques to view research administration as a single process, determine the best organizational level for various activities, and remove unnecessary steps. Notes importance of the principle of subsidiarity and cost/benefit and risk analyses. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Cost Effectiveness, Efficiency, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Management Systems, Organizational Change, Organizational Development, Program Descriptions, Research Administration, Risk, Total Quality Management
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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