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Measuring and managing performance in organizations

by Robert D. Austin

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Published by Dorset House Publishing in New York .
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    Subjects:
  • Employees -- Rating of.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-208) and indexes.

    StatementRobert D. Austin ; foreword by Tom DeMarco & Timothy Lister.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.R3 A927 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL972296M
    ISBN 100932633366
    LC Control Number96009146

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    Performance measurement and management control are critical components of improving organizational performance. But, researchers have historically had little success in determining the specific actions that lead to superior performance. After several decades of research in this area, we have few clear conclusions. But, recently researchers have provided some clarity.   The analytical framework of performance portrayed in Fig. 1 can be used not only to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of an agency, but it also increases the span of performance measurement and management since it concerns two levels of results: operational result and process results (Pollitt and Bouckaert ).Indeed, managers can measure the capacity of the organization .

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