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The tyranny of metrics

Author: Jerry Z Muller
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2018] ©2018
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Muller, Jerry Z., 1954-
Tyranny of metrics.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017023428
(OCoLC)1005121833
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Z Muller
ISBN: 9781400889433 140088943X
OCLC Number: 1014329119
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 220 pages)
Contents: The argument in a nutshell --
Recurring flaws --
The origins of measuring and paying for performance --
Why metrics became so popular --
Principals, agents, and motivation --
Philosophical critiques --
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 --
Unintended but predictable negative consequences --
When and how to use metrics: a checklist.
Responsibility: Jerry Z. Muller.

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As Muller says 'anything that can be measured and rewarded will be gamed.' Too many people appear oblivious to this basic fact of life. A close reading of Muller's excellent, if somewhat brief, Read more...

 
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