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lect13 - Lecture 13 BUDGETING Outline What are the purposes...

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Nigel H.M. Wilson 1.259J.11.542J/ESD.227J, Fall 2006 slide 1 Lecture 13 Outline: What are the purposes of budgeting systems? purposes of budgeting systems? What is program budgeting? program budgeting? What can it accomplish? What are the potential pitfalls potential pitfalls of instituting such a system? What strategy strategy was used to implement it at the MBTA? What happened? A cautionary tale about organizational organizational change. change. _______________ * Based on work by Arne Howitt of the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government Lecture 13: BUDGETING*
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Nigel H.M. Wilson 1.259J.11.542J/ESD.227J, Fall 2006 slide 2 Lecture 13 Control Efficiency Resource Allocation/Planning Team-Building Public Education and Accountability Purposes of Budgeting
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Nigel H.M. Wilson 1.259J.11.542J/ESD.227J, Fall 2006 slide 3 Lecture 13 Program budgeting is a decision-making process that helps an organization consider how different budget options would affect its performance Program budgeting focuses on the efficiency efficiency and resource allocation resource allocation functions of budgeting. It can contribute to control control and team team - building building as well. Program Budgeting
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