Orkodashvili, Mariam (2008): A Case of Mimetic Isomorphism: A Short-Cut to Increasing Loyalty to Academia.
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The paper discusses the process of shortening career path to leadership positions in academia that could serve as an example of mimetic isomorphism, where university tries to apply business-like quick result-oriented strategies. This strategy incentivizes young faculty to stay in universities and keep loyalty to academia. This process could also be one step towards bringing academia and business closer: breeding academic loyalty through business-type strategies of quick promotion.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A Case of Mimetic Isomorphism: A Short-Cut to Increasing Loyalty to Academia|
|Keywords:||mimetic isomorphism; career path in academia; promotion; academic loyalty|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D2 - Production and Organizations > D21 - Firm Behavior: Theory
A - General Economics and Teaching > A2 - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics > A23 - Graduate
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Institutions > I21 - Analysis of Education
|Depositing User:||Mariam Orkodashvili|
|Date Deposited:||29. Jul 2009 20:47|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 02:44|
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