News from PPMRN - October 2010

Management's Role in
Managing Performance
An article in the latest issue of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory entitled "Testing How Management Matters in an Era of Government by Performance Management" by Donald P. Moynihan and Sanjay Pandey discusses management's ability to influence organizational effectiveness. For access to the article:
The State of Washington's GMAP

The State of Washington's Government Management Accountability and Performance (GMAP) is the most sophisticated data-based management model to be developed at the state level. Read more about this award-winning performance tool: http://www.accountability.wa.gov

A New Look at the Results Act

New legislation puts an emphasis on using the performance information spurred from the Results Act for budgeting and decision making. Read more in John Kamensky's article "Congress Hits Refresh Button for Results Act."

Upcoming Events
October 28, 2010
Course: Public Performance Measurement 500: Governmental Transparency and E-Governance

May 19-20, 2011
Conference: 1st Global Conference on Transparency Research - Rutgers University-Newark

To see more events, click on the title Upcoming Events (above or here) to be taken to the full PPMRN calendar.
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