Management by objectives and governmental productivity

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Authors
Brumley, David Ford
Subjects
Management by Objectives
Management
Productivity
Productivity in Government
Advisors
Creighton, John W.
Jolly, James A.
Date of Issue
1976-09
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Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
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en_US
Abstract
This thesis examines some of the organizational characteristics that restrict productivity in government organizations. The beneficial impact of clearly established organizational objectives on productivity is stressed, and the theory and practice of Management by Objectives is reviewed. The purpose of the thesis was to determine if the techniques of MBO, appropriately utilized, could be expected to improve the productivity of government organizations, and to assist government managers in avoiding common pitfalls in MBO applications.
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Management
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Naval Postgraduate School
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