publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

NARAYANet al.

Narayan, Anil K.; Northcott, Deryl; Parker, Lee D.;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2017 Journal: Financial Accountability & Management, volume 33, pages 335-355 (issn: 0267-4424, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This article investigates organisational responses to emerging concerns about how accountability–autonomy tensions can be managed within the context of university research commercialisation. The findings suggest that changed expectations of university research practices, which result from the introduction of a commercialisation logic, can be managed via the homogenisation of research goals and strategies. The successful management of accountability–autonomy tensions also depends on utilising the various structures and cultural contexts that can be facilitated by decoupling and bridging strategies. Further, while adopting symbolic systems may enhance legitimacy, ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Accounting, business.industry, business, Economics, Cultural context, Public relations, Legitimacy, Accountability, Autonomy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Symbolic Systems
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

NARAYANet al.

Narayan, Anil K.; Northcott, Deryl; Parker, Lee D.;