Performance management

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Effective management of serious police misconduct: a machine learning analysis

There are a range of management strategies available to police agencies to prevent serious misconduct. This study uses partial dependence plots to explore management strategies which have been identified as either increasing or decreasing risk of serious police misconduct.
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Measuring and reporting on service delivery

This audit assesses if the way Victorian government departments measure and report on their service delivery supports accountability and good decision-making.
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Investigations Benchmarking Project: November 2020

This project aims to build an in-depth understanding of the processes for investigations undertaken by regulatory organisations and to establish a benchmark for 'best practice' in regulatory performance.
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TPI state of transition report 2019

This report by the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) assesses the state of transition of the world’s largest and highest-emitting public companies towards a low-carbon economy.
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The secret to unlocking productivity in manufacturing

International research is mounting on the case for a group of management tools – known as high performance work practices – for improving business performance. And the evidence is particularly compelling in manufacturing. So why isn’t the Australian manufacturing industry abuzz with these practices?
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Independent review of the Performance Improvement Framework

The Performance Improvement Framework (PIF) programme is designed to measure and lift the performance of state services in New Zealand. This report constitutes the first independent assessment of the PIF.
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Revisit review of Country Health Advisory Councils governance arrangements

This report outlines advice on possible improvements to Country Health Advisory Councils (HAC) governance arrangements and information provision and engagement activities.
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Monitoring the implementation of Transforming Health: Indicator report 2nd Edition - May 2017

Our indicator reports monitor changes over the Transforming Health program implementation. We selected indicators to monitor changes in patient access and equity taken from the case for change stated in SA Health’s Our Next Steps:
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Monitoring the implementation of Transforming Health: Indicator report - March 2017

Our indicator reports monitor changes over the Transforming Health program implementation. We selected indicators to monitor changes in patient access and equity taken from the case for change stated in SA Health’s Our Next Steps: Too many deaths occur in our hospitals Long waiting times...
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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority: Assessing its effectiveness and efficiency

This report provides Parliament and the New Zealand public an independent account of how effectively and efficiently the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) has performed.
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Rise and rise of non-GAAP disclosure

This monograph provides a detailed summary of how Australian firms report their financial performance. While applicable standards within Generally Accepted Accounting principles (GAAP) have increasingly restricted the ability to exclude certain components from the calculation of periodic income, we observe a consistent growth in the...
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Local Government Excellence Programme prospectus – overview

The 2015 New Zealand Local Government Survey found residents and businesses had a low awareness of the full services councils provide and the value they bring. There was low opinion of councils in the areas that matter most to people: Governance, leadership and strategy, Financial...
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Activity and performance in NSW public hospitals: January to March 2016

A series of regular reports that track services provided in NSW public hospitals and the timeliness with which they are delivered. Introduction Every day around 25,000 people receive care in the NSW public hospital system. Hospital Quarterly is a series of regular reports that tracks...
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Economic geography and economic performance in Australia

The OECD has found that Australia’s economic performance is not as strong as might be expected given the strength of its economic policy settings. Differences in geography – distance to world markets, natural resource endowments, and population settlement patterns – help explain differences in economic...