A Comparison of Japanese and Australian Second Tier Government Performance Reporting

  • Mark Christensen
  • Hiroshi Yoshimi
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Abstract

In recent years a rapidly growing body of literature has developed around the theme that public sectors across a wide variety of countries are changing. Within this literature has been a category of contributions examining changes in performance reporting and measurement but little of it has considered comparison across countries. Comparative public administration theory and methodology is challenging (Heady, 1996; Moon and Ingraham, 1998; Peters, 1988; Peters, 1990) and so the literature is not extensive. This paper adds to that literature by examining recent changes in Australian and Japanese public sector performance reporting by 2nd tier governments.

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Public Sector Performance Reporting Time Assessment Epistemic Community General Account Office 
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  • Hiroshi Yoshimi

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