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Managing performance : international comparisons

Author: Geert Bouckaert; J Halligan
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
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"In this important new text, the viability of performance management in public sector organisations is systematically assessed across a number of international case studies. The book provides a framework through which models of performance management can be understood in terms of both their impact within a public sector organisation, and the effects that have been seen in countries with contrasting administrational  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geert Bouckaert; J Halligan
ISBN: 0415423945 9780415423946 0415423953 9780415423953 0203935950 9780203935958
OCLC Number: 138341566
Description: xv, 440 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Part I Concepts, Approaches and Explanations 1. What is managing performance? 2. Performance and management: approaches to analysis 3. Managing performance: contexts and explanations Part II Performance Types 4. Performance administration 5. Managements of performances 6. Performance management Part III Comparative Performance and Evaluation 7. Managing performance: comparing country models and practice 8. Paradoxes and disconnects in managing performance 9. Towards performance governance: a new agenda? 10. Conclusion and next steps Part IV Appendices i. Methodological introduction to the country models ii. Ideal types of managing performance: synthetic overview iii. OECD checklists iv. List of glossaries v. Country models Bibliography Index.
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