The Hybrid Academic

A Changing Profession
  • J. G. Howell
  • F. A. Stowell


In recent years the concept of the ‘Hybrid Manager’* has emerged from within the business world in recognition of the changing working environment. In 1990 the British Computer Society (BCS) recommended the development of educational programmes to help produce 2,000 ‘Hybrids’ per annum throughout the 1990s (BCS, 1990) “Hybrids — managers combining business understanding, technical competence and organisational knowledge and skills — are clearly central figures playing a vital role in bringing about significant change within organisations.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. G. Howell
    • 1
  • F. A. Stowell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computing and Information SystemsUniversity of PaisleyPaisleyScotland, UK

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