Handbook of Operations Research and Management Science in Higher Education

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This handbook covers various areas of Higher Education (HE) in which operations research/management science (OR/MS) techniques are used. Key examples include: international comparisons, university rankings, and rating academic efficiency with Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA); formulating academic strategy with balanced scorecard; budgeting and planning with linear and quadratic models; student forecasting; E-learning evaluation; faculty evaluation with questionnaires and multivariate statistics; marketing for HE; analytic and educational simulation; academic information systems; technology transfer with systems analysis; and examination timetabling. Overviews, case studies and findings on advanced OR/MS applications in various functional areas of HE are included.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages524
ISBN (Electronic)9783030740511
ISBN (Print)9783030740498
StatePublished - 9 Sep 2021

Publication series

Nameinternational Series in Operations Research & Management science (ISOR)
ISSN (Print)0884-8289
ISSN (Electronic)2214-7934


  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Budgeting
  • DEA
  • Data Envelopment Analysis
  • Forecasting
  • Game Theory
  • Higher Education
  • Marketing Higher Education
  • Simulation
  • Technology Transfer


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