The Possibility of Implementing Balanced Scorecard in Jordanian Private Universities

Inaam M. Al-Zwyalif


The study aims at identifying the Jordanian Private Universities awareness’ of the importance of the implementation of the balanced scorecard (BSC) in performance evaluation, as well as at determining the ability of those universities to implement the BSC through discussing the availability of the essential elements for this implementation. To achieve the goals of the study, data were collected from the Jordanian Private Universities through a questionnaire specially designed for that purpose and handed out to a sample of faculty deans, deputy deans, heads of scientific departments, financial managers and administrative managers, 151 questionnaires were distributed out of which 130 questionnaires were valid for analysis, about 86% of the distributed questionnaires. The result of the study showed that the Jordanian Private Universities are aware of the importance of the implementing the BSC in performance evaluation. The study also showed the availability of financial resources and essential staff in the Jordanian Private Universities, which represents the basic requirements for the implementation of the BSC.

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International Business Research  ISSN 1913-9004 (Print), ISSN 1913-9012 (Online)

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