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Bridging the gap between domain of research and locus of impact: An examination of the UK's research excellence framework

Rao-Nicholson, Rekha, Rodgers, Peter, Khan, Zaheer (2018) Bridging the gap between domain of research and locus of impact: An examination of the UK's research excellence framework. Journal of Management Development, 37 (4). pp. 341-352. ISSN 0262-1711. (doi:10.1108/JMD-02-2017-0051) (KAR id:66376)

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Abstract

- Purpose

stream to various stakeholders. Stakeholder theory is used to examine the influence of

and locus of impact.

Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF 2014) conducted in the UK provides a useful

information on research activities and their beneficiaries. This information is in the form of

- Findings

industry stakeholders, especially multinational corporations as well as non-governmental

and small and medium enterprises’ growth while having limited impact on other domains

of regional diversity. Also, the wider results-driven agenda in the UK can overestimate the

- Research limitations/implications

- Practical implications

deeply with the whole range of stakeholders.

This study contributes to understanding how research is consumed by stakeholders. The

assimilated across various stakeholders.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1108/JMD-02-2017-0051
Uncontrolled keywords: research impact, rigor-relevance, stakeholder theory, practice
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Zaheer Khan
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2018 10:16 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 20:21 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/66376 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Khan, Zaheer: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5538-3123
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