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Measuring Value in MBA Programmes

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  • Haksever Cengiz
  • Muragishi Yuki

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This paper presents an application of data envelopment analysis to measure value added in Master of Business Administration (MBA) education in the US. The paper focuses on the MBA programme as an example of a value-adding process in education and demonstrates how such programmes may be evaluated in terms of their efficiency in providing value to students. Results of experiments with various combinations of input and output measures are reported. The top 20 MBA programmes do not seem to be different from the second 20 in terms of average efficiency.

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  • Haksever Cengiz & Muragishi Yuki, 1998. "Measuring Value in MBA Programmes," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(1), pages 11-25.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:edecon:v:6:y:1998:i:1:p:11-25
    DOI: 10.1080/09645299800000002
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    1. Andrew Worthington, 2001. "An Empirical Survey of Frontier Efficiency Measurement Techniques in Education," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(3), pages 245-268.
    2. Johnes, Jill & Yu, Li, 2008. "Measuring the research performance of Chinese higher education institutions using data envelopment analysis," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 19(4), pages 679-696, December.
    3. Martín Rivero, Raquel, 2007. "La eficiencia productiva en el ámbito universitario: aspectos claves para su evaluación/The Productive Efficiency in the University: Key Aspects for its Evaluation," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 25, pages 793-812, Diciembre.

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