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Decision science techniques in higher education administration


Engku Abu Bakar, Engku Muhammad Nazri (2004) Decision science techniques in higher education administration. In: ASEAN Symposium on Educational Management and Leadership (ASEMAL4), 13 - 15 Disember 2004, Grand Plaza Parkroyal, Penang. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper describes three actual applications of decision science techniques in solving education and administration problems at Universiti Utara Malaysia. They are the assignment of group projects to students, the determination of the most suitable candidate for student excellence award, and budget allocation for student activities. For each application, the problem environment is given followed by the description of the technique used to solve the problem. It is hoped that with these simple illustrations those who are unfamiliar with decision science will be aware of its great potential in solving managerial problems.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Education of Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Decision science, higher education administration, mathematical programming, analytic hierarchy process
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 19 May 2011 04:24
Last Modified: 19 May 2011 04:24
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2888

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