Accession Number:

ADA326633

Title:

Managing for Results: Analytic Challenges in Measuring Performance.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC HEALTH EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES D IV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-05-30

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

Specifically, this report answers the following questions 1 What analytic and technical challenges are agencies experiencing as they try to measure program performance 2 What approaches have they taken to address these challenges And, in particular, because program evaluation studies are similarly focused on measuring progress toward program goals and objectives, 3 How have agencies made use of program evaluations or evaluation expertise in implementing performance measurement Indeed, the Act recognizes and encourages a complementary role for program evaluation by requiring agencies to describe its use in performance planning and reporting.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE