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Author: Douglas J. Merrey
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: management, irrigation, research, international, institute, development, results, expanding, frontiers
Number of Pages: 268
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 9290903465
ISBN-13: 9789290903468

Research results: performances assessment; Research results: design and operation of irrigation systems; Research results: policy, institutions, and management; Research results: health and environment; Training and institutional strengthening; Conclusions: outputs, impacts, and future directions.

Author: Albert Gore
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: report, national, performance, review, costs, works, tape, results, creating, government, red
Number of Pages: 182
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 0788106937
ISBN-13: 9780788106934

The results of the intensive six-month study of the federal government. Covers: cutting red tape, putting customers first, empowering employees to get results, and cutting back to basics.

Author: David M. Walker
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: vary, issues, widely, across, agencies, management, key, results, federal, managers, view, managing
Number of Pages: 202
Published: 2001-11-01
ISBN-10: 0756716802
ISBN-13: 9780756716806

During the past decade, Congress has encouraged a focus on results & improved Fed. mgmt. by enacting a results-oriented statutory framework that calls for performance-based mgmt. This requires organizational cultures to improve decisionmaking, maximize performance, & assure accountability. This report provides results from the year 2000 survey of Fed. managers for each of the 28 agencies included in the survey for selected items regarding results-oriented agency climate, measurement of program performance, & use of performance information to make decisions that looking at high-performing organ

Author: Susan Westin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: annual, performance, plans, agency, assessing, evaluators, guide, results
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 1998-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788177850
ISBN-13: 9780788177859

Congress, seeking to reduce the cost & improve the performance of the federal government, enacted the Government Performance & Results Act of 1993 (the Results Act) to improve federal program effectiveness & public accountability. This guide is intended to facilitate assessment of the strengths & weaknesses of agencies' annual performance plans in meeting both the requirements of the Results Act & congressional expectations that the plans inform Congress & the public about agencies' performance goals, including how they will accomplish them & how they will measure their results. This guide is

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: results, committee, senate, affairs, government, oversight, representatives, house, governmental, reform, report, agencies, regulatory, identified, significant, focusing, barriers, managing
Number of Pages: 93
ISBN-10: 1428978488
ISBN-13: 9781428978485

Author: Rosalía Rodriguez-García
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: assessment, practitioners, development, results, managing, conducting
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 2005-04
ISBN-10: 0821361481
ISBN-13: 9780821361481

The global development community is increasingly recognizing the need to better manage for results, to implement development assistance to achieve results on the ground. This in turn has highlighted the strategic value of performance information at the operational level. The challenges are to provide quality and timely information for decision-making at critical points, and to help development practitioners incorporate the use of outcome information into their business practices. Evaluative exercises help meet these challenges by providing information on outcomes achieved, examining the releva

Author: Michael J. Curro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: linking, plans, budgets, results, experiences, budgeting, initial, performance
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 1999-07
ISBN-10: 0756702402
ISBN-13: 9780756702403

The Government Performance & Results Act of 1993 seeks to strengthen Federal decision-making & accountability by focusing on the results of Federal activities & spending. This report reviews selected FY 1999 performance plans to: (1) describe agencies' approaches to linking performance goals & budgetary resources, (2) examine characteristics that might be associated with different approaches to linking performance goals & budgetary resources, & (3) identify implications for future efforts to clarify the relationship between budgetary resources & results. Reviews 35 FY 1999 performance plans th
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