Accountability and Performance Update – Sept 5-11, 2022

Missed Opportunities Redux

Government Executive

The federal government has created a one-stop website to aggregate agency planning and performance information. But who is its target audience? This article explores three potential approaches to presenting performance information that may encourage a demand for more – by different audiences.

Can Performance Dashboards Increase Citizen Trust?

InterAmerican Development Bank

Poor performance of democracies has eroded public trust in institutions in Latin America. This study is based on a survey of 1,999 citizens about their perceptions of transparency in the City of Buenos Aires, and their confidence in government. This infographic is a quick summary of results.

A Review of Open Strategy: Bridging Strategy and Public Management Research

Public Management Review

By reviewing open strategy studies, this article discusses how organizations can open up their strategy processes to be more transparent and inclusive. 

Leading Confidently with Data: 3 Steps for Every City Leader

Bloomberg Cities Network

City halls have come a long way over the past decade when it comes to using data to fight crime, protect public health, house the homeless, and so much more. As they get better at this work, one thing has become clear: The cities seeing the biggest gains are the ones where mayors are leading the charge. 

Strategic Performance Management Certificate

Suffolk University – National Center for Public Performance

The Fall 2022 offering for the NCPP’s Strategic Performance Management Certificate is now open for registration. This on-line course is 8 weeks long, beginning September 19, and costs $1,100 per student for public and non-profit employees.

Resource of the Week:

Bloomberg Philanthropies

The Local Infrastructure Hub is a national program designed to connect cities and towns with the resources and expert advice they need to access federal infrastructure funding using data-driven approaches in order to drive local progress, improve communities, and deliver results for residents.

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