Gaming the System

  • Poul Erik MouritzenEmail author
  • Niels Opstrup
Part of the Public Sector Organizations book series (PSO)


There are huge differences between universities and even faculties within the same university in terms of how BRI registration is organized. In some places, the process is centralized, others registration. These differences in what might be termed the technical implementation leave room for gaming, i.e. misrepresentation by organizational units and researchers of their scientific production. The central aim of this chapter is to investigate to what extent gaming takes place, how it takes place and whether it is related to the strength of the local incentive system, i.e. the degree of BRI implementation.


Incentives Gaming Misrepresentation Monitoring Ambiguities 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceAarhus UniversityAarhusDenmark
  2. 2.Department of Political Science and Public ManagementUniversity of Southern DenmarkOdenseDenmark

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