Epilogue: Thinking About Reaching Out: Analytical Approaches to Develop Feasible Projects



This chapter is about reaching out to users of public services from operational levels in the public sector. Its starting point is the need for focus and commitment to create outcomes of value to citizens. This chapter examines the use of logic models to help structure feasible proposals. Such models focus on defining paths to desired impacts and help turn intangible resources into tangible results. This chapter proposes that logic models can help managers and staff to think about opportunities to implement development goals by improving focus, accountability, feasibility and targeting. It suggests that such initiatives may also help find funds, win support from senior managers and political leaders, provide a basis for consultation with users and create resources with which to generate continuing streams of innovation in the formulation and delivery of public services in developing countries.


Public Sector Public Service Political Leader Millennium Development Goal Business Case 



Grateful acknowledgement is made to two former senior officers in the Victorian Public Service for directing me to pyramid logic and investment logic maps.


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  1. 1.Department of ManagementMonash UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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