A wise scholar once told me that the difference between being able to recognize a good piece of writing and producing one ourselves is akin to something like watching the Olympics and participating in them. Fitting or not, I always found this metaphor to be a useful one when questioning the relationship between reading and […]
“Early-career” is, from whichever angle you look at it, a transitory phase in one’s academic life. It’s not even a phase we are very keen on staying in for more than we have to. After all, don’t we all work very hard to be considered early-career as short as possible?
The use of data instruments in performance measurement is all the rage. It seems that the continuous improvement in technology and its increasing availability has fundamentally transformed the way we think of performance-based governance mechanisms. […]
. . . if you are interested in institutional theory and organizations, of course. Still, if you are a higher education researcher and you are “shopping for theories,” you may want to check this one out. […]
For a while now, university rankings have been intensely debated all over the world. Despite the prevailing sentiment among academics that rankings are harming the academic profession, the actual resistance […]
Melissa Laufer and Meta Gorup, doctoral candidates at the Centre for Higher Education Governance Ghent (CHEGG) at Ghent University in Belgium, have recently published an article in which they present and analyze stories […]
You are half-way through your research and you are starting to think about the options you have regarding publishing. There are many journals out there, but how to tell which is the right one for your study? When it comes to journal […]