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|Title:||Ranking of business schools|
|Author(s):||George Bickerstaffe, (Author, Which MBA?, Economist Intelligence Unit, Reading, UK), Bill Ridgers, (Editor, Which MBA?, Economist Intelligence Unit, London, UK)|
|Citation:||George Bickerstaffe, Bill Ridgers, (2007) "Ranking of business schools", Journal of Management Development, Vol. 26 Iss: 1, pp.61 - 66|
|Keywords:||Business schools, Master of Business Administration, Measurement characteristics, Performance measures|
|DOI:||10.1108/02621710710720103 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – Published rankings of business schools and MBA programmes have created considerable controversy. This paper describes the rationale and approach of one of the leading global rankings.
Design/methodology approach – The paper describes the rationale and approach of the Economist Intelligence unit's
Findings – The validity and relevance of rankings of business schools and programmes are directly related to the choice of criteria against which the ranking takes place. The criteria used by the Economist Intelligence Unit/
Originality/value – Compared with a decade ago there is considerable information available about business schools and MBA programmes. Published rankings help to distil this information, allow less-publicised schools on to the “radar” of potential students and extend choice.