Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach

Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach

by Peter M. Kettner, Robert M. Moroney, Lawrence L. Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803932618

ISBN-13: 9780803932616

Pub. Date: 06/01/1990

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In this updated version of Designing and Managing Programs, the authors have strengthened the usability of the book with better examples and more illustrations. In addition, significant changes to the technical sections on goals and objectives, program design, management information systems, and budgeting have been incorporated. This volume also includes new material…  See more details below

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In this updated version of Designing and Managing Programs, the authors have strengthened the usability of the book with better examples and more illustrations. In addition, significant changes to the technical sections on goals and objectives, program design, management information systems, and budgeting have been incorporated. This volume also includes new material on evaluating quality and performance measurement as well as a new appendix that illustrates a format for reporting performance measures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803932616
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1990
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series, #11
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
216

Table of Contents

Preface
1Contemporary Issues in Social Service Program Planning and Administration3
2Understanding Social Problems21
3Needs Assessment: Theoretical Considerations33
4Needs Assessment: Approaches to Measurement49
5Selecting the Appropriate Intervention Strategy73
6Setting Goals and Objectives89
7Designing Effective Programs111
8Building a Management Information System139
9Line-Item, Functional, and Program Budgeting Systems173
10Budgeting for Control, Management, and Planning205
11Performance Measurement, Monitoring, and Program Evaluation215
AppLine-Item, Functional, and Program Budgeting Systems: A Case Example239
Implementing a Combined Functional and Program Budgeting System239
References249
Index253
About the Authors261

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