publication . Research . Other literature type . Article . 2013

Shaping Performance: Do International Accreditations and Quality Management Really Help?

Nigsch, Stefano; Schenker-Wicki, Andrea;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
In recent years, international accreditations from private providers have gained importance among business schools all over the world. Higher education managers increasingly see these accreditations as a way of assuring and developing quality in order to comply with international standards, enhance performance, and increase reputation. However, given that an accreditation process requires a great deal of resources and that it might increase bureaucratization and control, international accreditations remain highly disputed in academia. This paper contributes to the discussion, providing quantitative empirical evidence regarding the effect of international accredi...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATIONComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: Department of Business Administration, 330 Economics, Reputation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Quality management, Accreditation, Ranking, Economics, Public relations, business.industry, business, Higher education, Management, Social science research, Quality assurance, International survey, Education, Public Administration
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publication . Research . Other literature type . Article . 2013

Shaping Performance: Do International Accreditations and Quality Management Really Help?

Nigsch, Stefano; Schenker-Wicki, Andrea;