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Introduction

  • Stephen Jones
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Abstract

Since the 1990s, many city governments have been attempting to improve the effectiveness of their policy action through the application of performance-based approaches to management. The objective of this book is to establish an analytical framework to examine the application of performance management by city governments in the context of their policy response to climate change. This examination will lead to conclusions that can provide guidance for other cities seeking to implement successful and effective policies when responding to climate change. This introductory chapter will begin by briefly discussing the contextual issues linking climate policy and performance management that will be covered in greater depth throughout the remainder of the book.

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  • Stephen Jones
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  1. 1.University of QueenslandCoorparooAustralia

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