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Collaborative Research on Sustainability: Myths and Conundrums of Interdisciplinary Departments

Sherren, Kate; Klovdahl, Alden S; Butler, Linda; Dovers, Stephen; Robin, Libby


Establishing interdisciplinary academic departments has been a common response to the challenge of addressing complex problems. However, the assumptions that guide the formation of such departments are rarely questioned. Additionally, the designers and managers of interdisciplinary academic departments in any field of endeavour struggle to set an organisational climate appropriate to the diversity of their members. This article presents a preliminary analysis of collaborative dynamics within...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Research Practice


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