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Managing for Results: Government-Wide Actions Needed to Improve Agencies' Use of Performance Information in Decision Making : Government Accountability Office (GAO) , September , 2018

September 2018

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From the report: “Agencies’ reported use of performance information to make decisions, and leading practices that can promote such use, generally has not improved since GAO’s last survey of federal managers in 2013. However, GAO’s survey results continue to point to certain practices that could help agencies improve managers’ use of performance information. For example, as shown in the table below, GAO’s survey found that managers whose programs were subject to data-driven reviews (regular reviews used to assess progress on select agency goals) to a greater extent reported statistically significantly greater use of performance information to make decisions.”


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