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Description - Measuring Performance in Public and Nonprofit Organizations by Theodore H. Poister

In recent years, a commitment to increased accountability and improved performance has become essential in both governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations. To help managers and executives in their ongoing quest for greater accountability and improved performance Theodore H. Poister, offers a comprehensive resource for designing and implementing effective performance measurement systems at the agency level. The ideas, tools, and processes in this vital resource will help organizations develop measurement systems to support such results oriented management approaches as strategic management, results based budgeting, performance management, process improvement, performance contracting, and employee incentive systems. Using this book as a guide, public and nonprofit organizations can accurately measure outputs, efficiency, productivity, effectiveness, service quality, and customer satisfaction, and use the resulting data to strengthen decision making and improve agency and program performance.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780787949990
ISBN-10: 078794999X
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 184mm x 30mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 13-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Theodore H. Poister

Theodore H. Poister is professor of public administration at Georgia State University, where he specializes in public management and applied research methods. He is the author of four books and numerous journal articles and has been involved in performance measurement projects with a number of state agencies in Pennsylvania and Georgia, various local governments and nonprofit organizations, and the Transportation Research Board.