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ERIC Number: EJ882714
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jun
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
ISSN: ISSN-1358-3883
On Performance in Higher Education: Towards Performance Governance
Sarrico, Claudia S.
Tertiary Education and Management, v16 n2 p145-158 Jun 2010
The paper has a conceptual nature, and will depart from the literatures on performance management in general and public management in particular and confront them with the literature on higher education studies. Higher education mirrors the developments of other sectors, such as the increasing interest in performance measurement and the continuous enlargement of the basis for performance measurement, from financial, operational, and stakeholders' towards developmental perspectives. The paper states some developments in performance management in higher education, and argues that it might be moving towards "performance governance", as observed with other public services. The originality of the paper rests on an analysis of the developments in higher education in light of developments in organisational performance in general, and in the public sector in particular. It thus presents a hypothesis for further empirical testing. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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