Performance Budgeting : Performance And Budgeting

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PERFORMANCE BUDGETING By Chivonne Wigfall Anne Taller Introduction to Public Administration 04-25-2016 TERM PAPER Introduction The past few decades we have witnessed a growing interest for performance management and budgeting reforms in reference to louder public demands for government accountability in industrial countries. These reforms are intended to transform public budgeting systems from inputs control to an output and or outcome focus in the interest of improving operational effectiveness and promoting results oriented accountability. These experiences have relevance for public sector reforms in developing countries. This paper will serve as a guide to performance based budgets and how it works. This paper will also incite you on the advantages and disadvantages of the outcome of this particular budget. Performance Budgeting What is Performance-Based budgeting? Performance budgeting involves making more fundamental changes to the existing process. It requires that governments be able to use the information they collect to learn and improve, becoming both more efficient and effective. Performance budgeting means adding performance data to the decision-making process. The National Performance Management Advisory Commission identified the primary purpose of performance budgeting as allocating funds to activities, programs, and services in the way that is most likely to achieve desired results. A performance approach to budgeting emphasizes the
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