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It's a shame about audit

Tyler, Deborah and Wright, Russell Daine (2004) It's a shame about audit. Australian universities' review, 47 (1). pp. 30-34. ISSN 0818-8068

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Abstract

Academics are prone to mythologising a lost golden age. As a result it's often hard to pinpoint what it is about new management methods that causes so much frustration and resentment. The authors look at the 'audit culture' of contemporary universities, and suggest it promotes verbal dishonesty and an atmosphere of mistrust. Specifically, they are concerned with the perception of 'audit culture' by highly motivated academic staff who have committed their careers and sense of academic self to the mission of the new universities.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: academic staff, academic staff university relationship, audits (verification), organisational climate, trust(Psychology), universities, university administration, university environment, higher education
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 360000 Policy and Political Science
RFCD Classification > 330000 Education
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Education
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Depositing User: Ms Phung T Tran
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2008 12:09
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2011 23:31
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1339
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