The PerformanceStat Potential: A Leadership Strategy for by Robert D. Behn

By Robert D. Behn

It began twenty years in the past with CompStat within the long island urban Police division, and quick jumped to police businesses around the U.S. and different countries. It was once tailored by means of Baltimore, which created CitiStat—the first program of this management technique to a complete jurisdiction. this present day, governments in any respect degrees hire PerformanceStat: a centred attempt through public executives to use the facility of objective and motivation, accountability and reticence, facts and conferences, research and studying, suggestions and follow-up—all to enhance government's performance.

Here, Harvard management and administration guru Robert Behn analyzes the management behaviors on the center of PerformanceStat to spot how they paintings to provide effects. He examines how the leaders of various public organisations hire the strategy—the means the la County division of Public Social prone makes use of its DPSSTATS to advertise monetary independence, how the town of latest Orleans makes use of its BlightStat to eliminate blight in urban neighborhoods, and what the Federal Emergency administration organisation does with its FEMAStat to make sure that the teachings from every one quandary reaction, restoration, and mitigation are utilized sooner or later. How top to harness the strategy's complete means? The PerformanceStat power explains all.

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