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Performance Management and Governance in Public Universities: Challenges and Opportunities

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Governance and Performance Management in Public Universities

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This introductory chapter aims at outlining a set of problematic issues, challenges, and opportunities behind the issue of designing and implementing performance management and governance systems in public universities.

With the aim to provide a key to the subsequent chapters, the following debating questions are framed: How can we frame sustainable performance, if referred to an organization (such as a public HEI) located in a given context? What binds governance with performance management in the field of HEIs? What challenges are associated with different governance perspectives in HEIs? Why linking performance management to governance is particularly crucial in the investigated field?

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Bianchi, C., Caperchione, E. (2022). Performance Management and Governance in Public Universities: Challenges and Opportunities. In: Caperchione, E., Bianchi, C. (eds) Governance and Performance Management in Public Universities. SIDREA Series in Accounting and Business Administration. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-85698-4_1

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