A1 Journal article (refereed)
An assessment of COVID-19’s impact on Finnish University Leadership (2021)

Pekkola, E., Siekkinen, T., Kujala, E.-N., Kanniainen, J.-P., & Laihonen, H. (2021). An assessment of COVID-19’s impact on Finnish University Leadership. Knowledge Management Research and Practice, 19(4), 510-516. https://doi.org/10.1080/14778238.2021.1906773

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Publication details

All authors or editorsPekkola, Elias; Siekkinen, Taru; Kujala, Emmi-Niina; Kanniainen, Jari-Pekka; Laihonen, Harri

Journal or seriesKnowledge Management Research and Practice



Publication year2021

Publication date08/04/2021


Issue number4

Pages range510-516

PublisherTaylor & Francis

Publication countryUnited Kingdom

Publication languageEnglish


Publication open accessOpenly available

Publication channel open accessPartially open access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX)https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/75070


This article maps the management actions that Finnish universities have taken during the COVID-19 pandemic and studies how managers in Finnish higher education coped during the crisis and how they feel about it. The article uses action mapping and a survey that was administered to top- and mid-level managers at Finnish universities, and the findings highlight the importance of collegial coordination and maintenance work abilities among managers.

Keywordsinstitutions of higher educationsystem of higher educationadministration of higher educationleadership (activity)managerial workCOVID-19

Free keywordsleadership coordination; Finland

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Ministry reportingYes

Reporting Year2021

JUFO rating1

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