Archive for December 2023

From Numbers to Merit: Escaping the Quantification Quagmire in Higher Education

Some time ago, HEC introduced quantification of research output, and made a certain number of publications necessary for hiring and promotions. At the time, it seemed like a good idea. Why? Because without any measurable standards for hiring and promotions, these decisions were being made subjectively. The feeling was that there is massive corruption in … Continue reading »

Posted December 19, 2023 by Asad Zaman in Blogs