HRA discussion papers

Making Changes in the Academic Incentive System

Prepared by the HRA Collaborative Action Group on Academic Incentive Systems (2020), archived in the University of British Columbia Digital Repository, DOI 10.14288/1.0394587 (2020)

Universities must ensure that academic incentive systems, specifically with regard to promotion and tenure processes, are appropriately aligned to encourage more and better HIBAR research. This paper is intended to encourage discussion among the broad stakeholder community. All interested individuals and organizations are sincerely invited to join the discussion.

 

The Distributed Network of Cooperating Teams (DNCT): A Multi-Level Initiative for Organizational Change

by Marc-David L. Seidel, Lorne Whitehead, Michele Mossman, and Creso Sá, archived in the University of British Columbia Digital Repository, DOI 10.14288/1.0354236 (2017)

For a long time, people have grappled with how best to lead change in research universities, and there is much good work in this area that forms a rich base to which this paper contributes. To our knowledge, this is the first attempt to explain how several of these previous approaches can synergistically combine, at multiple organizational levels, to help catalyze sustained widespread improvement.