Performance Information in the Public Sector

How it is Used

  • Wouter Van Dooren
  • Steven Van de Walle

Part of the Governance and Public Management Series book series (GPM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Using Public Sector Performance Information

    1. Steven Van de Walle, Wouter Van Dooren
      Pages 1-8
  3. Bureaucracy

  4. Politics and Society

  5. Epilogue: The Many Faces of Use

    1. Harry Hatry
      Pages 227-240
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 241-277

About this book


Combining practical experience with academic analysis this book explores the social and organizational dynamics of performance indicators. It moves beyond the technicalities of measurement and indicators and looks at how performance information is changing the public sector.


bureaucracy decision-making parliament Policy politics public management

Editors and affiliations

  • Wouter Van Dooren
    • 1
  • Steven Van de Walle
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceUniversity of AntwerpBelgium
  2. 2.Erasmus University RotterdamThe Netherlands

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