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Title Performance accountability and combating corruption / edited by Anwar Shah
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 418 pages) : illustrations
Series Public sector governance and accountability series
Public sector governance and accountability series.
Contents 1. Performance-based accountability / B. Guy Peters -- 2. Efficiency, integrity, and capacity : an expanded agenda for public management? / Willy McCourt -- 3. Can e-government make public governance more accountable? / Helmut Druke -- 4. Networks and collaborative solutions to performance measurement and improvement in sub-Saharan Africa / Mark A. Glaser -- 5. role of political institutions in promoting accountability / Rob Jenkins -- 6. Legal and institutional frameworks supporting accountability in budgeting and service delivery performance / Malcolm Russell-Einhorn -- 7. Tailoring the fight against corruption to country circumstances / Anwar Shah -- 8. Disrupting corruption / Omar Azfar -- 9. Corruption in tax administration / Mahesh C. Purohit -- 10. Corruption and fraud detection by supreme audit institutions / Kenneth M. Dye -- 11. Public sector performance auditing in developing countries / Colleen G. Waring and Stephen L. Morgan -- 12. growth of parliamentary budget offices / John K. Johnson and F. Rick Stapenhurst -- 13. Strengthening public accounts committees by targeting regional and country-specific weaknesses / Riccardo Pelizzo and F. Rick Stapenhurst
Summary This volume provides an analytical framework and operational approaches needed for the implementation of results-based accountability. The volume makes a major contribution to the literature on public management and evaluation. Major subject areas covered in this book include: performance based accountability, e-government, legal and institutional framework to hold government to account; fighting corruption; external accountability and the role of supreme audit institutions on detecting fraud and corruption
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Political corruption -- Prevention.
Total quality management in government.
Form Electronic book
Author Shah, Anwar.
LC no. 2006101263
ISBN 0821369415
0821369423 (electronic bk.)
9780821369418
9780821369425 (electronic bk.)