Performance Management and Budgeting: How Governments Can by F Stevens Redburn, Robert J. Shea, Terry F. Buss, David M.

By F Stevens Redburn, Robert J. Shea, Terry F. Buss, David M. Walker

This ebook offers a clean examine the method through which governments carry themselves in charge to their electorate for functionality. in contrast to the plethora of different books within the box, it examines all elements of the functionality administration and Budgeting factor, not just from the federal, nation, and native views, but in addition across the world in either constructing and built countries.Covering either conceptual and theoretical frameworks in functionality administration and finances, the booklet analyzes the effectiveness of other ways. that includes insights from a gaggle of wonderful participants, it ties present functionality administration ways into the century-old literature on public area reform and administration, and offers arguments for and opposed to functionality administration in addition to tips on tips to enhance the firm.

Show description

Read or Download Performance Management and Budgeting: How Governments Can Learn from Experience (Transformational Trends in Governance and Democracy) PDF

Similar public affairs books

Homeland Security: What Is It and Where Are We Going?

''Focusing on how the jobs of the company have replaced, this publication examines the roots of native land defense and its center missions. It examines the agency's concentration and appears at what DHS should still specialize in in destiny. international relations and overseas partnerships are addressed as they relate to resolving hot-button concerns like narco-terrorism, intelligence sharing, terrorism investment, and immigration.

Practical Neo4j

Why have builders at areas like fb and Twitter more and more grew to become to graph databases to regulate their hugely attached giant info? the fast resolution is that graphs provide more suitable velocity and adaptability to get the task performed. It’s time you extra talents in graph databases for your toolkit. In useful Neo4j, database specialist Greg Jordan publications you thru the historical past and fundamentals of graph databases and will get you fast up and working with Neo4j, the main renowned graph database out there at the present time.

Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National Identity

Nationwide governments around the globe are turning to branding specialists, public relatives advisers and strategic communications specialists to assist them "brand" their jurisdiction. utilizing the instruments, suggestions and services of business branding is assumed to assist international locations articulate extra coherent and cohesive identities, allure international capital, and preserve citizen loyalty.

Advancing Collaboration Theory: Models, Typologies, and Evidence

The time period collaboration is familiar yet now not basically understood or operationalized. in spite of the fact that, collaboration is taking part in an more and more very important function among and throughout public, nonprofit, and for-profit sectors. Collaboration has develop into an indicator in either intragovernmental and intergovernmental relationships.

Additional resources for Performance Management and Budgeting: How Governments Can Learn from Experience (Transformational Trends in Governance and Democracy)

Sample text

In adopting these measures they took real risks because these are variables over which they have some—but far from complete—control. Yet they did exactly what they should have and selected measures that assess the outcome the program is supposed to influence. At the same time, the outcome measures are coupled with measures of outputs, IMPLEMENTING OMB’S PROGRAM ASSESSMENT RATING TOOL 39 organizational structure, effective coordination, and efficiency. The overall set of measures adopted seek to assess a balanced array of features of the program, from some over which the program has a great deal of control to others over which it has only loose control.

Consequently, there are important sources of pollution that they cannot regulate. For example, EPA has no authority over local zoning and land use decisions, even though local decisions have an important impact on water pollution. These are limitations created by Congress, and unlikely to change. End outcome measures are very useful, but they are not possible to devise or appropriate to use in all circumstances. In many cases OMB has exhibited more flexibility in approving measures than the PART guidance would suggest.

Challenge 4: Linking Performance to Outcomes Once suitable outcome measures have been adopted, a challenge remains in knowing how to use them. One cannot attribute all blame and responsibility for changes in 38 JOHN B. GILMOUR outcome measures to a program, as a recent story from the corporate world makes clear. S. companies, beating its own previous record by more than $10 billion. Judging by its end outcome measure of profitability, ExxonMobil was doing a wonderful job. However, informed observers of the oil business recognized that Exxon’s immense profits did not necessarily reflect excellent performance by the company and its executives, since the profit was due mostly to causes beyond the control of company executives: high international oil prices and supply interruptions from Hurricane Katrina.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.24 of 5 – based on 34 votes