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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
Published:
ISBN-10: 1428978488
ISBN-13: 9781428978485
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Author: Bernice Steinhardt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: performance, improve, results, testimony, information, congressional, using, lessons, learned, administration, government
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2009-03-01
ISBN-10: 1437908543
ISBN-13: 9781437908541

Over the past 15 years, legislative and executive branch reform efforts have attempted to shift the focus of fed. govżt. mgmt. from a preoccupation with activities to the results or outcomes of those activities. There has been a transformation in the capacity of the fed. govżt. to manage for results, including an infrastructure of outcome-oriented strategic plans, performance measures, and accountability reporting that provides a solid foundation for improving the performance of fed. programs. This testimony looks at: (1) trends in fed. managersż use of performance info. (PI) to manage, bot
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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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