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ERIC Number: EJ806282
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0952-8733
The Battle over Professorship: Reform of Human Resource Management and Academic Careers in a Comparative Perspective
Majcher, Agnieszka
Higher Education Policy, v21 n3 p345-358 Sep 2008
Changing conditions of academic and scientific labour markets challenge the current conceptual thinking about the mechanisms of academic promotion, selection and recruitment. This paper explores the models of academic promotion and recruitment of professors in a comparative perspective using the examples of Poland and Germany, and addresses the challenges faced by the reformers in both countries. It focuses on promotion, selection and recruitment processes--their mechanisms, rationale and potential for change and then critically reviews arguments used in the discussions on reforming the models of academic careers, and in particular the abolishment of habilitation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Germany; Poland