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Determinants of Performance Information Utilization in Political Decision Making

  • Jostein Askim
Part of the Governance and Public Management Series book series (GPM)

Abstract

Performance management has become a defining feature of public administration, especially in OECD countries (Bouckaert and Halligan, 2006; Radin, 2000). Performance management consists of three routinized activities. The first is measuring the outputs, outcomes and throughputs of organizations, people and programs in government, thereby generating what will hereafter be called performance information. The second is analyzing performance information by comparing current performance levels to past ones, normative standards (like goals), and the performance of other organizations. The third activity is communicating performance information to appointed and elected decision makers in government.

Keywords

Performance Management Political Decision Political Ideology Performance Information Policy Sector 
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© Jostein Askim 2008

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