Managing Scientists Leadership Strategies in Scientific Research 2nd edition pdf

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Managing Scientists Leadership Strategies in Scientific Research 2nd edition by Alice M. Sapienze pdf

Managing Scientists Leadership Strategies in Scientific Research 2nd edition by Alice M. Sapienze pdf free download. A second edition benefits reader and author in several ways. Errors and/or omissions can be addressed; content can be updated and modified; arguments can be strengthened; new facts can be marshaled. Changes in the environment can be accounted for. When I was asked by Wiley if I was interested in producing a second edition of Managing Scientists, I was eager to do so, for the reasons given above. A second edition provides a focused opportunity for reflecting on what the author has learned since the first edition was published.

Managing Scientists Leadership Strategies in Scientific Research 2nd edition by Alice M. Sapienze pdf

But, I was happily unaware of how long I would need to complete this edition—because I have learned so much more about the subject in the intervening years. I have learned, for example, that the consequences of managing scientists poorly are even worse than I had considered. In Chapter 1, I present results of expert panel surveys that I and a colleague collected between 1996 and 1999, from scientists, postdocs, technicians, and physician researchers. They were asked to describe the worst example of leadership they had observed or experienced as well as the best. I am sure many readers will not be surprised by the candid depictions of laboratories in turmoil because the leader could not handle conflict, or verbally abused the staff, or simply was not present.

Managing Scientists Leadership Strategies in Scientific Research 2nd edition by Alice M. Sapienze pdf

ix fpref.qxd 5/5/2004 2:19 PM Page ix Postdocs, I have learned, are a particularly vulnerable population. They are sometimes asked to work under circumstances that would not be tolerated in the “real world” (i.e., companies). They are also facing the prospect of having to lead a staff of their own, either without systematic training or (as examples of the worst leaders suggest) without a good role model to observe. I have learned how difficult it still is for women scientists in academia and in industry. Scientific institutions are not free from bias and stereotyping.

Managing Scientists Leadership Strategies in Scientific Research 2nd edition by Alice M. Sapienze pdf

Managing Scientists Leadership Strategies in Scientific Research 2nd edition by Alice M. Sapienze pdf

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