, Volume 43, Issue 4, pp 361–376

‘New Public Management’ and the Academic Profession: Reflections on the German Situation


DOI: 10.1007/s11024-005-2472-9

Cite this article as:
Schimank, U. Minerva (2005) 43: 361. doi:10.1007/s11024-005-2472-9


This essay considers recent implications of ‘new public management’ (NPM) strategies for the universities of Germany. It argues that NPM poses a threat to the traditional values of the academic profession, and asks what the universities should do to restore public trust in their methods and management.

Copyright information

© Springer 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fachbereich Kultur-und SozialwissenschaftenFern-Universität in HagenHagenGermany

Personalised recommendations