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Monitoring Performance in the Public Sector: Future Directions from International Experience / Edition 1

Monitoring Performance in the Public Sector: Future Directions from International Experience / Edition 1

by John Winston Mayne, Eduardo Zapico-Goni


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ISBN-13: 9781412806329
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/15/2007
Series: Comparative Policy Evaluation Series
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Joseph S. Wholey is professor of public administration in the School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California.

John Mayne is currently audit principal in the Office of the Auditor General of Canada.

Eduardo Zapico-Goñi is deputy director of policy analysis at the Directorate of the Budget, Ministry of Finance, Spain, and associate professor of public management and budgeting in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.

Table of Contents

Foreword   Joseph S. Wholey     vii
Performance Monitoring: An Overview
Effective Performance Monitoring: A Necessary Condition for Public Sector Reform   John Mayne   Eduardo Zapico-Goni     3
Designing and Implementing Effective Performance Monitoring
Establishing Performance Monitoring: The Role of the Central Unit   Terje Haugli Nilsen     33
Performance Monitoring for Budget Management: A New Role of the Budget Center   Eduardo Zapico-Goni     67
Public Sector Reform Strategy: A Giant Leap or a Small Step?   Sylvie Trosa     101
Performance-Monitoring Systems: A Basis for Decisions?   Rolf Sandahl     139
Accountability for Program Performance: A Key to Effective Performance Monitoring and Reporting   John Mayne     157
The Performance-Monitoring System in the Korean Government, With Special Reference to Health Care   Myoung-soo Kim     177
A System for Monitoring and Control of Health Services: The Case of Mexico   Francisco Javier Casas Guzman     195
Measuring Police Performance   Richard C. Sonnichsen     219
Monitoring the Efficiency, Quality, and Effectiveness of Policy Advice to Government   John Nicholson     237
Performance Monitoring: Implications for the Future   EduardoZapico-Goni   John Mayne     253
Contributors     277
Index     281

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