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Author: H. Murray-Rust
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: diagnosis, assessment, performance, system, irrigation
Number of Pages: 155
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 9290901926
ISBN-13: 9789290901921

Irrigation system performance assessment and diagnosis. performance, performance indicators and performance frameworks. Design-management environments and irrigation system management objectives. Performance in fixed division systems. Performance in gated division systems. Lessons learned from the case studies. Proposition for improving performance. Sustaining irrigation performance.

Author: James Q. Wilson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: papers, bjs, princeton, project, discussion, system, measures, criminal, justice, performance
Number of Pages: 178
Published: 1994-12
ISBN-10: 0788114107
ISBN-13: 9780788114106

Consist of 7 essays: criminal justice performance measures for prisons; measuring the performance of community corrections; measuring police performance; performance measures for the trial courts, prosecution, and public defense, and more.

Author: Eugene H. Schied
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: report, fiscal, year, accountability, performance, border, protection, customs
Number of Pages: 188
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437932185
ISBN-13: 9781437932188

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) FY 2009 Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) is a comprehensive report that combines CBP¿s Annual Performance Report with its audited financial statements, assurances on internal control, accountability reporting and agency assessments. CBP¿s PAR provides financial and performance information that enables Congress and the public to assess the performance of the agency as it relates to the CBP mission. CBP is America¿s frontline border agency; it guards our boundaries. The CBP PAR discusses the agency¿s strategic goals and objectives and p

Author: J. Christopher Mihm
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: based, performance, pay, systems, needed, refinements, executive, senior, selected, capital, agencies, implemented, features, key, human
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2009-02-01
ISBN-10: 1437908438
ISBN-13: 9781437908435

In 2003, Congress and the admin. established a performance-based pay system for Senior Exec. Service (SES) members that requires a link between individual and organizational performance and pay. Specifically, agencies are allowed to raise SES pay caps if their systems are certified as meeting specified criteria. This Congressional Testimony is on preliminary results of ongoing work analyzing selected exec. branch agenciesż policies and procedures for their SES performance-based pay systems in the following areas: factoring organizational performance into senior exec. performance appraisal dec

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: countries, oecd, budgeting, performance
Number of Pages: 227
Published: 2007-09
ISBN-10: 926403403X
ISBN-13: 9789264034037

Information about public sector performance is always in demand, both by politicians and the general public. Should performance information be linked to resources? This is an ongoing debate in OECD countries. This book reviews the experiences of eight OECD countries which have developed and used performance information in the budget process over the past ten years. It examines whether performance information is actually used in budgetary decision making. If so, how? What are the links between resources and results? What impact has there been on improving efficiency, effectiveness and performan

Author: Shay D. Assad
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: agency, contract, award, decisions, support, needed, contractors, performance, information, federal
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437917739
ISBN-13: 9781437917734

In FY 2007, fed. agencies worked with over 160,000 contractors, obligating over $456 billion, to help accomplish fed. missions. This reliance on contractors makes it critical that agencies have the info. necessary to properly evaluate a contractor's prior history of performance and better inform agencies' contract award decisions. While actions have been taken to improve the sharing of past performance info. and its use -- including the development of the Past Performance Info. Retrieval System (PPIRS) -- concerns remain about this info. This report assesses agencies' use of past performance i

Author: L. Nye Stevens
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guide, facilitate, congressional, decisionmaking, assessment, results, annual, performance, plans, agencies
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 1998-08
ISBN-10: 0788183494
ISBN-13: 9780788183492

Facilitates congressional use of Fed. agencies' annual performance plans. The Results Act requires the plan to (1) identify annual performance goals and measures for each agency's program activities, (2) discuss the strategies and resources needed to achieve annual performance goals, and (3) provide an explanation of the procedures the agency will use to verify and validate its performance data. This guide is organized around 3 questions that correspond to these requirements. For each question, it identifies issues that need to be addressed and presents key assessment questions that can help u
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