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Author: Julia Steets
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Keywords: partnerships, policy, public, accountability
Number of Pages: 280
Published: 2010-11-23
ISBN-10: 0230238971
ISBN-13: 9780230238978

Governments and international organizations increasingly use public-private partnerships to deliver essential public goods. This book presents a new model of accountability which ensures that these partnerships don't erode public accountability. It defines concrete accountability standards for different types of partnerships.
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Author: Sina Odugbemi
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: public, action, inertia, opinion, accountability
Number of Pages: 538
Published: 2011-05-10
ISBN-10: 0821385054
ISBN-13: 9780821385050

"Accountability" has become a buzzword in international development. Development actors appear to delight in announcing their intention to "promote accountability"-but it is often unclear what accountability is and how it can be promoted. This book addresses some questions that are crucial to understanding accountability and for understanding why accountability is important to improve the effectiveness of development aid. We ask: What does it mean to make governments accountable to their citizens? How do you do that? How do you create genuine demand for accountability among citizens, how do yo
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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: accountability, fiscal, year, report, performance, office, government
Number of Pages: 186
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437911773
ISBN-13: 9781437911770

Here is the Government Accountability Office¿s (GAO) performance and accountability report for fiscal year 2008. In the spirit of the Government Performance and Results Act, this annual report informs the Congress and the American people about what GAO has achieved on their behalf. The financial information and the data measuring GAO's performance contained in this report are complete and reliable. Charts and tables.
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Author: Humanitarian Accountability Partnership
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: quality, management, accountability, humanitarian, hap, standard, guide
Number of Pages: 251
Published: 2008-03-19
ISBN-10: 085598600X
ISBN-13: 9780855986001

What is HAP? The Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) is a multi-agency initiative to improve the quality and accountability of humanitarian action. What is the HAP Standard? The HAP Humanitarian Accountability and Quality Management Standard (2007) provides an industry standard for humanitarian accountability. It represents a broad consensus on what matters most when an agency responds to an emergency. How can the HAP Standard improve humanitarian practice? A part of the HAP Standard is a voluntary certification scheme, which together with the Standard itself represents a breakthroug
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Author: Gene L. Dodaro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: accountability, fiscal, year, report, performance, office, government
Number of Pages: 172
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437925731
ISBN-13: 9781437925739

Describes the U.S. Government Accountability Office¿s (GAO) performance measures, results, and accountability processes for FY 2009. Contents: (1) Introduction; (2) Management¿s Discussion and Analysis; (3) Performance Information; (4) Financial Information; (5) GAO Inspector General¿s assessment of the agency¿s management challenges; (6) Appendixes: detailed summaries of GAO¿s most significant accomplishments and contributions recorded in FY 2009 and information on certain human capital management flexibilities and on GAO¿s information security management efforts. Charts and tables.
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Author: United States. General Accounting Office
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: accountability, governance, confidence, corporate, systems, public, challenges, forum, gao, restore
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 1428941460
ISBN-13: 9781428941465
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Author: Daniel W. Hancock
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: taking, accountability, governance, educational
Number of Pages: 101
Published: 2009-09
ISBN-10: 1437916465
ISBN-13: 9781437916461

By 2014, none of the schools in California are likely to meet the ever-increasing performance requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act. California needs to start planning now for that reality. This report maintains that Californiażs approach to accountability in the schools can change, and to improve student proficiency, it must. Contents: Background; Accountability System: Inconsistent and Incomplete; New System of Appraisal and Improvement; The Commissionżs Study Process; Appendices. Sidebars and Charts.
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