Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Does Involvement in Performance Management Routines Encourage Performance Information Use? Evaluating GPRA and PART

The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 and the Bush administration's Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART) established new routines intended to foster performance management practices. Using data from two surveys, the authors find that the involvement of agency employees with PART reviews and GPRA processes generally had little direct effect on the use of performance information once other factors are accounted for.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2011-017 is forthcoming in Public Administration Review
  • Author(s): Donald Moynihan and Stéphane Lavertu