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Three Essays on Bureaucracy at American Research Universities

Abstract The three essays in this dissertation each examine how aspects of contemporary administrative structure within American research universities affect faculty outcomes. Specific aspects of administrative structure tested in this dissertation include the introduction of new administrative roles, administrative intensity (i.e. relative size of university administration), and competing roles between faculty, administrators, and staff. Using quantitative statistical methods these aspects of administrative structure are tested for their effects on academic grant productivity, faculty job stress, and faculty job satisfaction. Administrative datasets and large scale national surveys make up the data for these studies and quantitative statistical met... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Taggart, Gabel (Author) / Welch, Eric (Advisor) / Bozeman, Barry (Committee member) / Ott, Molly (Committee member) / Stritch, Justin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Higher education / Public administration / Higher education administration / administrative intensity / administrative support / grant productivity / job satisfaction / job stress / role clarity
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 172 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Public Administration and Policy 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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