The Resource The tyranny of metrics, Jerry Z. Muller

The tyranny of metrics, Jerry Z. Muller

Label
The tyranny of metrics
Title
The tyranny of metrics
Statement of responsibility
Jerry Z. Muller
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Muller, Jerry Z.
Dewey number
658.4/013
Index
index present
LC call number
HD58.9
LC item number
.M84 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Performance
  • Performance standards
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Performance
  • Performance standards
Label
The tyranny of metrics, Jerry Z. Muller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-212) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. The argument -- The argument in a nutshell -- Recurring flaws -- II. The background -- The origins of measuring and paying for performance -- Why metrics became so popular -- Principals, agents, and motivation -- Philosophical critiques -- III. The mismeasure of all things? : case studies -- Colleges and universities -- Schools -- Medicine -- Policing -- The military -- Business and finance -- Philanthropy and foreign aid -- Excursus -- When transparency is the enemy of performance: politics, diplomacy, intelligence, and marriage -- IV. Conclusions -- Unintended but predictable negative consequences -- When and how to use metrics: a checklist
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 220 pages
Isbn
9780691174952
Lccn
2017023428
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1647908
  • (OCoLC)1005121833
  • 1630276
  • (OCoLC)on1005121833
Label
The tyranny of metrics, Jerry Z. Muller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-212) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. The argument -- The argument in a nutshell -- Recurring flaws -- II. The background -- The origins of measuring and paying for performance -- Why metrics became so popular -- Principals, agents, and motivation -- Philosophical critiques -- III. The mismeasure of all things? : case studies -- Colleges and universities -- Schools -- Medicine -- Policing -- The military -- Business and finance -- Philanthropy and foreign aid -- Excursus -- When transparency is the enemy of performance: politics, diplomacy, intelligence, and marriage -- IV. Conclusions -- Unintended but predictable negative consequences -- When and how to use metrics: a checklist
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 220 pages
Isbn
9780691174952
Lccn
2017023428
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1647908
  • (OCoLC)1005121833
  • 1630276
  • (OCoLC)on1005121833

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