IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/dij/wpfarg/1090405.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Evaluation of the performance of French academics in management sciences before and after the 2009 French university reform : a reading from the theory of organizational architecture

Author

Listed:
  • Gérard Charreaux

    () (Université de Bourgogne)

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to present the procedures for the evaluation of academics in management sciences in France. After recalling the characteristics of the evaluation procedures before the implementation of ongoing reforms, an assessment of possible consequences of the latter is conducted in light of the theory of organizational architecture. This theory presumes a causal link between organizational performance and consistency between allocation of decision rights, incentive systems and performance evaluation. The analysis suggests that the expected benefits of reform may be compromised due to an underestimation of the costs associated with implementing the new architecture, the apparent ignorance of the issues of complementarity and coherence between components of the architecture and the possible crowding out effect between intrinsic and extrinsic motivations.

Suggested Citation

  • Gérard Charreaux, 2009. "Evaluation of the performance of French academics in management sciences before and after the 2009 French university reform : a reading from the theory of organizational architecture," Working Papers CREGO 1090405, Université de Bourgogne - CREGO EA7317 Centre de recherches en gestion des organisations.
  • Handle: RePEc:dij:wpfarg:1090405
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://crego.u-bourgogne.fr/images/stories/wp/1090405.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Margit Osterloh & Jetta Frost & Bruno Frey, 2002. "The Dynamics of Motivation in New Organizational Forms," International Journal of the Economics of Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(1), pages 61-77.
    2. Margit Osterloh & Bruno S. Frey, 2000. "Motivation, Knowledge Transfer, and Organizational Forms," Organization Science, INFORMS, vol. 11(5), pages 538-550, October.
    3. Btissam Bouzidi & Touria Jaaidane & Robert Gary-Bobo, 2007. "Les traitements des enseignants français, 1960-2004 : La voie de la démoralisation ?," Revue d'économie politique, Dalloz, vol. 117(3), pages 323-363.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    More about this item

    Keywords

    organizational architecture; evaluation of academics; extrinsic motivations; intrinsic motivations; management sciences.;

    JEL classification:

    • D20 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - General
    • I28 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Government Policy
    • L39 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Other
    • M19 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Other

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:dij:wpfarg:1090405. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Angèle RENAUD). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.