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By Gary D. Levy, Nicolas A. Valcik

While the time period benchmarking is standard these days in institutional study and better schooling, much less universal, is a superior realizing of what it quite potential and the way it's been, and will be, used effectively.

This quantity starts off by way of defining benchmarking as “a strategic and dependent strategy wherein a company compares points of its procedures and/or results to these of one other association or set of companies to spot possibilities for improvement.”

Building in this definition, the chapters offer a short background of the evolution and emergence of benchmarking ordinarily and in better schooling specifically. The authors observe benchmarking to:

  • Enrollment administration and pupil success
  • Institutional effectiveness
  • The strength financial influence of upper schooling associations on their host communities.

They examine using nationwide exterior survey info in institutional benchmarking and choice of peer associations, introduce multivariate statistical methodologies for directing that choice, and look at a singular software of baseball sabermetric tools. the amount deals an excellent place to begin for these new to benchmarking in larger schooling and offers examples of present most sensible practices and potential new directions.

This is the 156th quantity of this Jossey-Bass sequence. constantly well timed and complete, New instructions for Institutional Research offers planners and directors in every kind of educational associations with directions in such parts as source coordination, details research, application review, and institutional management.

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