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Program Management for Social Development


  • Kannan, Srinivasan


Program Management is an important step in Social Development. There are variety of uses of the term "program" in organizations. In general use, a program is a collection of organizational resources that is geared to accomplish a certain major goal or set of goals. This definition of a program is similar to that of an organization and a system. A program is also an organization and a system. It is created for a purpose for a time period. Program is a time bound set of activities having larger scope than a project. Otherwise the steps of Program Management is similar to that of Project Management.

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  • Kannan, Srinivasan, 2009. "Program Management for Social Development," MPRA Paper 14178, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:14178

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    1. Green, Andrew, 2007. "An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, edition 3, number 9780198571346.
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    Program Management; Planning; Health; Situation Analysis; LFA; Programming; Evaluation; Monitoring;

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    • P41 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Planning, Coordination, and Reform
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • O2 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy
    • H5 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
    • O21 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Planning Models; Planning Policy

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