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J Am Coll Dent. 2004 Winter;71(4):33-8.

Leadership in research: organizing genius.

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University of Southern California School of Dentistry, USA. slavkin@hsc.usc.edu

Abstract

Science has become complex. Its success is increasingly becoming a matter of collaboration based on established infrastructures and professional norms in response to environmental challenges. Leadership in such situations means organizing the genius inherent in great groups. Three examples--the Manhattan Project, mapping the human genome, and rapidly understanding the nature of the SARS virus--are analyzed, showing a trend away from the individual scientist to a model based on simultaneous competition and collaboration.

PMID:
15948492
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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