Managing a research career

John T. Bowen (Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA)

International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management

ISSN: 0959-6119

Publication date: 1 December 2005

Abstract

Purpose

To discuss the importance of the research aspect of an academic staff member's career.

Design/methodology/approach

The viewpoint draws on the author's own experience as well as a literature review relating to the value of research.

Findings

Concludes that research is a point of differentiation and must be managed by the faculty member. Research is the international currency that a faculty members carries with them throughout his/her career.

Originality/value

Very little is published about the importance of managing a research career and how to manage one's research career.

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Citation

Bowen, J. (2005), "Managing a research career", International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Vol. 17 No. 7, pp. 633-637. https://doi.org/10.1108/09596110510620690

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Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2005, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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