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Basics on Benchmarking

  • Thomas Andersson
  • Abdelkader Djeflat
Chapter
Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM)

Abstract

Improvement of policies can be inspired by benchmarking one's performances and policies against those of others. But what is the best way for the GCC countries and the Middle East to make use of benchmarking? Here, we approach that task, covering a number of those factors that we associate with a knowledge society. The focus is on the measurement issue—how to gauge, compare and interpret what we find.

Keywords

Middle East Knowledge Society Rent Seek Performance Benchmarking Community Innovation Survey 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jönköping International Business SchoolJönköping UniversityJönköpingSweden
  2. 2.University of LilleLilleFrance

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