The Inmates Running the Asylum?
Because the vast majority of accreditation’s costs are of the indirect variety, they are given more weight in our evaluation. We conclude that accreditation deserves high marks before 1952, merely a satisfactory evaluation for the 1952 to 1985 era, but an unsatisfactory rating in the post-1985 era.
TABLE 10 HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE IN THE IMPOSITION OF UNNECESSARY COSTS CATEGORY
Imposition of Unnecessary Cost +
= s a t i s f a c t o r y p e r f o r m a n c e , ( – ) = u n s a t i s f a c t o r y p e r f o r m a n c e , a n d
N o t e : N A = n o t a p p l i c a b l e , ( + ) = s u p e r b p e r f o r m a n c e F = failure. ,