Balanced Scorecard in the practice of management at an academic laboratory

Miriam Magdala Pinto, Bruno Mannato Angius


The Balanced Scorecard (BSC), when it reaches its maximum potential, is a strategic management system mainly usedby companies. However, with some adjustments, it can be used by Non-profit Organizations (NPO). Its use, in this case,needs to be further investigated. The article reports the experience and lessons learned from using BSC in an academiclab for sixteen months. The process included initial planning, three rounds of performance measurement and a finalplanning review. Entrepreneurial BSC, with some adjustments, was adequate for strengthening laboratory’s identity,for performance measurement and results reporting, although not reaching, during the experiment period, the maturityof a strategic management system.


aprendizado organizacional; gestão estratégica; organização sem fins lucrativos


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