Performance Information in Evidence-Based Management

  • Liang MaEmail author
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Performance information in evidence-based management refers to the purposeful and systematic use of scientific and/or qualitative evidence about organizational and program performance in managerial and policy decision-making in order to design and implement evidence-based policies and to improve organizational and program performance.


The traditional and stereotyped view of management in public organizations is that it is primarily an art or craft difficult to explicitly elaborate and learn. In this conceptualization of public management, managers use their own personal experience and judgments to make decisions critical to organizational survival and success. They may also pay attention to...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Public Administration and PolicyRenmin University of ChinaBeijingChina