‘New Public Management’ and the Academic Profession: Reflections on the German Situation
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- Schimank, U. Minerva (2005) 43: 361. doi:10.1007/s11024-005-2472-9
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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.