TITLE

The Sacred Spark of Academic Research

AUTHOR(S)
Rodgers, Robert; Rodgers, Nanette
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Jul99, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p473
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the causal influences on publishing productivity by using a panel of public administration faculty members. The `sacred spark' of joy that some faculty members derive from doing academic research; Factors influencing productivity such as ability, prestige, research support, and sex; Theoretical causal model of pathways to publishing success; Correlation between the sacred spark and being a publishing celebrity in the United States.
ACCESSION #
2133603

 

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