ERIC Number: EJ616649
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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To What Degree Does the Desire for Promotion Motivate Faculty To Perform Research? Testing the Expectancy Theory.
Tien, Flora F.
Research in Higher Education, v41 n6 p723-752 Dec 2000
This article examines to what degree the desire for promotion motivates faculty to do research. Findings indicate that faculty who value promotion publish articles; faculty who want to demonstrate mastery of their disciplines publish books; and faculty who value personal income are more likely to seek and receive the National Science Council Research Outcome Grant. (JM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Tests/Questionnaires
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