Evaluation and its effects on universities: a comparison between Italy and France

Journal title RIV Rassegna Italiana di Valutazione
Author/s Emanuela Reale, Giulio Marini
Publishing Year 2014 Issue 2013/55
Language Italian Pages 20 P. 151-170 File size 602 KB
DOI 10.3280/RIV2013-055009
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The paper presents the results of a comparative study on four universities in France and in Italy, which investigates how evaluation helps to strengthen the university as autonomous and professional organization, able to formulating strategies and/or tactics of adaptation in relation to regulatory changes and context, overcoming the traditional loosely coupled feature. The hypothesis is that the academic organizations show different effects of resilience, linked to intended and unintended changes.

Keywords: Research evaluation, university, organization, resilience, isomorphism

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Emanuela Reale, Giulio Marini, La valutazione e i suoi effetti sull’università: una comparazione fra Italia e Francia in "RIV Rassegna Italiana di Valutazione" 55/2013, pp 151-170, DOI: 10.3280/RIV2013-055009