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The evaluation society.

Author: Peter Dahler-Larsen; Steven Sampson
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Business Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Dahler-Larsen; Steven Sampson
ISBN: 9780804776929 080477692X
OCLC Number: 768107928
Description: x, 265 sider
Contents: The evaluation wave: from mystery to analysis --
Organizational understandings: rational, learning, and institutionalized organization --
Modernity and its 'evaluation imaginary' --
Evaluation in the institutionalized organization --
Modernity and its evaluation imaginary --
Reflexive modernity --
Evaluation in reflexive modernity --
Audit society, neo-rigorism, and evaluation machines --
The critique of evaluation machines --
Perspectives for evaluation.
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"This is a cogent, persuasive, compelling, and clever examination of how evaluation practices are required, designed, and fashioned by both organizational logics and conceptions of society. It should Read more...

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