Accountability and Performance Update – July 18 – 24, 2022

Understanding Goal Formation in Strategic Public Management

Public Management Review (John Bryson)

Organizational goals lie at the heart of strategic public management. While research has centered on the performance impact of organizational goals and goal clarity, the field remains unclear on where organizational goals come from and how they form over time.

When’s the Best Time for States to Adopt Evidence Based Budgeting?


It’s just as important when revenues are robust as it is in tough fiscal times to base spending decisions on what works. This article describes how to get started.

Disaggregating is King

Barrett & Greene

Michael Jacobson, director of Performance and Strategy at the King County Office of Performance Strategy and Budgets pointed us to an adage he once heard: “Aggregate to communicate and disaggregate to manage.”

Resource of the Week:  City of Phoenix: City Manager’s Performance Dashboard

The City Manager’s Performance Dashboardwas created to provide the public with comprehensive, easy-to-understand information about the City of Phoenix. It includes over 130 key performance indicators across strategic areas and general government services that measure the city’s health. 

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