How Useful Are Performance Indicators in the Polytechnic Sector?

Gerard Mcelwee

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Gerard McElwee is a lecturer in the Business School at Teesside Polytechnic. In this paper he explores some issues in the development of performance indicators in higher education. He argues that the central thrust of PIs in polytechnics is away from in-house ’academic’ control to control by the system more generally and therefore by external management systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-192
Number of pages4
JournalEducational Management Administration & Leadership
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 1992
Externally publishedYes


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