Productivity Measurement and Enterprise Bargaining in the Public Sector - The Local Government Perspective
AbstractThe introduction of efficiency improvements and enterprise bargaining into local authorities has been severely hampered by a failure to agree on a method of measuring service productivity. This paper develops an outcomes measure of productivity which, it argues, meets both externally imposed cost-efficiency requirements and clients' needs for service effectiveness in terms of quality and equity in delivery.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by School of Economics, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia in its series Economics Working Papers with number wp97-2.
Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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BARGAINING ; PRODUCTIVITY ; EFFICIENCY;
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