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Strategic Analysis and Evaluation of a Research University’s Performance

  • Oksana Zhylinska
  • Maksim Sitnitskiy
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)

Abstract

The article analyzes and compares the main rating systems of research universities’ performance at the world level. It also suggests a system of relevant criteria designed to conduct strategic analysis and evaluation of a research university’s performance. The criteria allow objectivizing the results of the evaluation while minimizing the level of a subjective component within a set of consolidated results.

Keywords

Research university Activity evaluation Evaluation criteria Strategic analysis Assessment rankings Evaluation methodology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Taras Shevchenko National University of KyivKyivUkraine

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