Managing regional engagement: the role of benchmarking

Charles, David and Wilson, Bruce (2012) Managing regional engagement: the role of benchmarking. In: Universities and regional development: a critical assessment of tensions and contradictions. International Studies in Higher Education . Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415893558

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This chapter examines approaches to assessing the quality of engagement and its impacts, the development of a benchmarking approach, and an example of its implementation in the city of Melbourne, Victoria. In this context, benchmarking is a technique developed to allow comparative assessment of university strategies for engagement, the emphasis being on the provision of information into a learning or development process focused on improvement.

Keywords:universities, regional engagement, benchmarking, bmjconvert
Subjects:L Social studies > L721 Economic Geography
Divisions:Lincoln International Business School
ID Code:16393
Deposited On:12 Jan 2015 14:34

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