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The Agency/Structure Dilemma in Organization Theory: Open Doors and Brick Walls

Michael Reed.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organization Theory

March 2005; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Research Methods. 8600 words.

This article reviews and assesses the various ways in which the agency/structure dilemma has been dealt with in organization theory. It identifies three major ‘moves’ for attempting to...

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Agent-based simulation of cooperative innovation in R&D

Almas Heshmati and Flávio Lenz-Cesar.

in Research Evaluation

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 8922 words.

This article introduces an agent-based simulation model representing the dynamic processes of cooperative R&D in the manufacturing sector of South Korea. Firms’ behaviors were defined...

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The Agora model of innovation systems: S&T indicators for a democratic knowledge society

Rémi Barr.

in Research Evaluation

April 2001; p ublished online April 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

‘Mode 2’ research and the precautionary principle change innovation systems from the classical to the Agora model. In this model the actors in industrial innovation public research and...

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All or nothing? Debating the role of evaluative bibliometrics in the research system

Alexander D. Rushforth.

in Research Evaluation

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 1248 words.

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Ambiguity and conflict in the development of ‘Third Mission’ indicators

Jordi Molas-Gallart and Elena Castro-Martínez.

in Research Evaluation

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

This paper borrows analytical tools from the study of public policy, applying them to issues surrounding the development of universities' ‘Third Mission’ indicators. The ‘Third Mission’...

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Analysing risk

in Risk

May 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business and Management; Economics; Research and Information. 5752 words.

‘Analysing risk’ shows how risk analysts measure risks and determine their sources. This involves observing a situation, then using scientific knowledge to extrapolate these observations to...

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Analysis of Spanish scientific output following the Joint Action Program (<i>Acciones Integradas</i>) of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MCYT)

Begoña Granadino, Luis M Plaza and Carmen Vidal.

in Research Evaluation

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

The Joint Action Program is one of the instruments of the Spanish National R&D System, to promote the mobility of scientists as well as co-operation with foreign research centers of...

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Announcement: renewal of the Editorial Board and new activities

in Research Evaluation

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 1081 words.

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Anthony Giddens and Structuration Theory

Alistair Mutch.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory, and Organization Studies

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Research Methods. 8889 words.

Anthony Giddens is one of the most widely cited social theorists in organization studies, but the focus in this chapter is on only a small part of his voluminous output. It considers the...

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Anthony van Raan and bibliometrics

Anton J Nederhof, Robert J W Tijssen and Henk F Moed.

in Research Evaluation

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

This issue, inspired by the extensive scientific oeuvre of Anthony van Raan, provides a concise tour de horizon of current research evaluation topics and quantitative studies of science. A...

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