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Performance Measurement in the Public Sector
Performance Measurement in the Public Sector

Author(s): Jana Vodáková
Subject(s): Public Administration, Economic policy, Government/Political systems
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: performance; performance measurement; state administration; public sector;
Summary/Abstract: This paper deals with performance measurement in the area of the public sector. Performance management is an important part of the public finance reforms and it is also referred as a crucial assumption of the stable public finances and effectiveness of the budget spending. The paper summarizes a current state of performance measurement in OECD countries. The main accent is put on government and the state administration. Preliminary findings suggest that OECD countries use various tools for performance evaluation. It also seems there exist significant differences among specific countries as to extent and methods of performance evaluation.

  • Page Range: 684-691
  • Page Count: 8
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: English