Significant sums of money are invested in development research with the aim to improve living standards in poorer countries by providing answers to common societal problems. To do this, research needs to be managed efficiently. This implies that researchers should have excellent managerial skills in addition to being highly skilled in their respective disciplines.
SPLASH Fact sheet 2, SPLASH, European Union Water Initiative Research Area Network, 2 pp.
Research management: doing it right. SPLASH Fact sheet 2