Academic manager or managed academic

Australia“The relationship between values and academic identity has received scant attention in the higher education literature with some notable exceptions. This paper contends that the perceived need to align all academics around corporate values and goals has given rise to academic identity schisms in higher education. Central to the academic identity schism is the notion of person-organisation values fit and the degree to which the ideologies and values of academics are congruent (the ‘academic manager’) or incongruent (the ‘managed academic’) with the prevailing discourse of corporate managerialism …” (more)

[Richard Winter, University World News, 24 May]

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