Quite simply, this is required reading for anyone involved in managing agricultural research. With a wealth of practical solutions and advice, it offers a how-to guide for managers as well as highlighting the differences in the way that different nations approach this key area of research - one of the most widespread forms of inquiry in the world. The lessons that can be learned from this brilliant study apply in equal measure to developed and developing nations.
An up-to-date reference book on agricultural research management
A useful guide that highlights the similarities and differences in the management systems that guide research in different countries
Critically analyzes some representative systems and suggests points for improvement