Evaluation Glossary

Performance Indicator

A range of techniques for monitoring performance by using a standardized measure. It is often expressed as a percentage, index, or rate and is monitored at regular intervals.

Source

Mathison, S. (2005). Encyclopedia of Evaluation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

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