Title: Why lecturers do not produce adequate scientific publications: an empirical study in private universities in Indonesia

Authors: Meirani Harsasi; Manuntun Parulian Hutagaol; Lukman Mohammad Baga; Illah Sailah

Addresses: School of Business, IPB University, Bogor, Indonesia ' Faculty of Economics and Management, IPB University, Bogor, Indonesia ' Faculty of Economics and Management, IPB University, Bogor, Indonesia ' School of Business, IPB University, Bogor, Indonesia

Abstract: This research aims to analyse why lecturers of private universities in Indonesia are still lagging behind in the number of publications, although there are more lecturers in private universities than lecturers in public universities in Indonesia. It's designed using a mixed method research of quantitative and qualitative research methods. The quantitative research is done by collecting data through a questionnaire, while the qualitative research is carried out through interviews to reinforce the results of quantitative research. Using simple random sampling method, there were 208 respondents of lecturers were obtained for the quantitative research. For qualitative research, interviews were conducted with 8 informants. Using conjoint analysis, the results indicate that motivation and teaching workload are the most important attributes. The finding contributes to the field of higher education management, how private universities can encourage lecturers to produce more scientific publications.

Keywords: lecturers; motivation; scientific publication; self-determination theory; teaching workload.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMIE.2021.10042939

International Journal of Management in Education, 2021 Vol.15 No.6, pp.544 - 558

Received: 01 Oct 2020
Accepted: 08 Jan 2021

Published online: 01 Dec 2021 *

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