Mine, all mine!
Fact Sheet & Media
Author(s): Connelly, C.E.
Resource: Academic Matters. April/Avril 2007, 23.
“I really enjoyed your conference presentation. I am working on a similar project and would like to hear everything you know about the topic. Could you please send me your data and any working drafts that you have?”
If you were to receive a request like this from another faculty member, how would you react? What if the request came from a student? From your best friend from your graduate school days? Or from the most senior person in your field? If you are like most academics, you might think twice about your response, depending on who was asking, your relationship with this person, and how the request was made.
Related Research Areas: Knowledge Hiding & Sharing