The researcher's schedule - Making good use of deadlines and rituals


Michel BERRY

Former director, CRG (Management Research Centre), Ecole Polytechnique, Paris (France)


Michel BERRY

Ancien directeur du Centre de recherche en gestion de l'École polytechnique

Seminar Business life | Friday March 04, 1994

Business people believe that researchers have a quiet life. They’re wrong: researchers, too, are overwhelmed with work. This is due to a discrepancy between the amount they should do to achieve what is expected of them and the time they actually have to do it. At a certain stage in their lives they may simplify things by producing less ideas, whilst still working a good deal. However, there are certain stimulants especially adapted deadlines and rituals... just as there are in business itself.

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