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Selecting the Right Peer Schools for AACSB Accreditation - A Data Mining Application

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4 Author(s)
Kiang, M.Y. ; California State Univ., Long Beach, CA ; Fisher, D.M. ; Fisher, D.M. ; Chi, R.T.

For a business school, the selection of its peer schools is an important component of its International Association for Management Education (AACSB) (re)accreditation process. A school typically compares itself with other institutions having similar structural and identity-based attributes. The identification of peer schools is critical and can have a significant impact on a business school's accreditation efforts. For many schools the selection of comparable peer schools is a judgmental process. This study offers an alternative means for selection; a quantitative technique called Kohonen's self-organizing map (SOM) network for clustering. SOM as a software agent uses visualization to present information to the school in choosing its peer schools.

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Computational Intelligence and Data Mining, 2007. CIDM 2007. IEEE Symposium on

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March 1 2007-April 5 2007

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