Using data and experts to make the wrong decision: the rise and fall of journal ranking in Australia

Ian R. Dobson

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Managing Australian universities is far more complex than in the past. Universities now have to deal with a massified student body, competition for students and funding, government pressures to diversify their funding base and demands for accountability. In the modern world, universities have sought to be attractive to students, improve their operations, develop and protect their brand, and optimize their place in world university league tables.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUsing Data to Improve Higher Education
Subtitle of host publicationResearch, Policy and Practice
EditorsMaria Eliophotou Menon, Dawn Geronimo Terkla, Paul Gibbs
Place of PublicationThe Netherlands
PublisherSense Publishers
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9789462097940
ISBN (Print)9789462097933, 9789462097926
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameGloabl Perspectives on Higher Education

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