Evaluation framework for public R&D program / Norida Abd Rahman

Abd Rahman, Norida (2016) Evaluation framework for public R&D program / Norida Abd Rahman. In: The Doctoral Research Abstracts. IGS Biannual Publication, 10 (10). Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM, Shah Alam.


There is an increasing pressure on policymakers to demonstrate objectivity in the evaluation of the public R&D investments in order to improve the effectiveness and performance of R&D towards achieving better results. Previous literature indicates that evaluation approach for public R&D program would vary among countries as it is highly contextual in nature and country-specific. This study aimed to examine R&D evaluation practices in the given context, building on the body of knowledge in R&D management and program evaluation. An extended new research in this area shall address the question: How can we evaluate public R&D program for improved performance? The underlying objective of this study was to develop an appropriate framework to evaluate the public R&D program within the given country context. Through application of the conceptual framework to a case study, this study examined the main components and the dynamic process of performance evaluation of the public R&D at program level. This study therefore will demonstrate the importance of program evaluation in improving the performance of the public R&D program. This study employed case study, mixed method design to collect data and address the research question. Logic model and cross case analysis techniques were employed to analyze the case study at both the project and program levels…


Item Type: Book Section
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Abd Rahman, NoridaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Institut Pengajian Siswazah (IPSis) : Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS)
Series Name: IGS Biannual Publication
Volume: 10
Number: 10
Item ID: 20058
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abstract; Abstract of thesis; Newsletter; Research information; Doctoral graduates; IPSis; IGS; UiTM;
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/20058



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