Managing for Results 2005

Managing for Results 2005

by John M. Kamensky
     
 

The 'managing for results' movement that began in the early 1990s has now reached adolescence and is creating new challenges for government managers. After spending years creating planning and performance-measuring systems, managers and policy makers now need to focus on how to use performance information to make data-driven decisions. Managing Results for 2005

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Overview

The 'managing for results' movement that began in the early 1990s has now reached adolescence and is creating new challenges for government managers. After spending years creating planning and performance-measuring systems, managers and policy makers now need to focus on how to use performance information to make data-driven decisions. Managing Results for 2005 describes—through a series of case studies—the progress being made in federal, state, and local governments in managing for results.

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Public Administration
This book, sponsored by the IBM Center for the Business of Government, is a collection of nine reports on managing for results. The contributors-who include Carolyn J. Heinrich, Philip Joyce, Elaine Morley, Joseph S. Wholey, and Chris Wye-offer guiding principles for linking performance management to performance information and detailed case studies.
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Analyses and case studies describe the progress being made in federal, state, and local governments in managing for results - a movement that began in the early 1990s and uses the information gleaned from performance-measuring systems to make data-driven decisions. Chapters describe how the cultures of government agencies are changing to reflect results-oriented planning in their day-to-day operations. The contributors are academics and consultants in public policy and public administration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742545441
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/10/2004
Series:
IBM Center for the Business of Government Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.25(d)

Meet the Author

John M. Kamensky is associate partner at IBM Business Consulting Services and senior fellow at the IBM Center for the Business of Government. Albert Morales is partner and practice leader of the Public Sector Strategy and Change Practice at IBM Business Consulting Services.

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