Business of Government: productivity, Fulbright scholars and more ...

Business of Government: productivity, Fulbright scholars and more ...
The number of wins isn’t always the best indicator of performance. (Image: NZME)
Jem Traylen
Productivity – what isn’t measured isn’t managedThe Productivity Commission’s publication of its Productivity by the Numbers report on Monday is very timely given it’s an issue that should be front and centre in debating economic policy during the election year (the commission and Treasury are putting on a special joint seminar on the subject on Thursday). It’s also very timely given the issues raised in last week’s Business of Government column about measuring and reviewing the performance of publ...

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