Why do we use rankings and comparison technologies? | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it

  I [the author] am busy writing a piece on public value in arts & humanities research (see posts passim ), and as part of that, I am following interesting leads in the literature.  One of the key tools that imbuing process is happening in the valorisation debate is through league tables and rankings, which are produced by aggregating outputs into ‘scores’ and comparing individuals’ supposed public worth to those scores.