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Measuring of Efficiency in the Public and Private Sector – Current Research Approaches

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  • Zuzana Kučerová
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    The issue of performance efficiency is one of the basic issues in private and also in public sector. When comparing the effectiveness of subjects across these sectors the differences in their characteristics must be taken into account. With regard to these differences should be chosen the appropriate parameters for the measurement and comparison of results. The aim of this paper is to approach the issue of measuring performance efficiency in the public and private sector with reference to the related literature.

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    Article provided by University of Economics, Prague in its journal Český finanční a účetní časopis.

    Volume (Year): 2012 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 110-125

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    Handle: RePEc:prg:jnlcfu:v:2012:y:2012:i:2:id:316:p:110-125

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    Keywords: Efficiency; Public and Private Sector; Measurement Methods; Efektivita; Veřejný a soukromý sektor; Metody měření efektivity;

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