Week 6 Application

Strengths and weaknesses of performance measurement

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Strengths and Weaknesses of Performance Measurement: The performance measurement concept has several components such as: input from stack holders; leadership support; a clear mission statement; long term and short term goals and objectives; and has straightforward and controllable approaches; and has technical assistance and support for those involve in the process. Besides it is capable to provide information regarding capacity, results, and effectiveness of current activities. There are many potential benefits of implementing performance measurement system such as: improvement of goals and objectives; identification of operational strengths and weaknesses; opportunities to work in partnership to produce mutual approaches; to develop clarity in accountability; advance quality; improve in tracing progress; improve communication among stake holders and others concerned; and improve distribution and utilize of resources.
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A weakness of performance measurement is that it does not address why a certain observations were seen or how. Other weaknesses of performance measurement are the inconsistencies in terminology, they can take different forms such as a performance standard which identifies what is expected to be done or they can take the form of a performance indicator which identifies the extent and performance standard has been achieved(Novick et al., 2008, pp. 459-462). Strengths and Weaknesses of Local Public Health Accreditation: As we continue the discussion on improving the capacity and service of healthcare, it seems appropriate to discuss the accreditation of local public health organizations. According to the
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