Selecting Performance Indicators

This paper from USAID is aimed at providing guidance on the selection of effective performance indicators. It argues that selecting an optimal set of indicators to track progress against key results lies at the heart of an effective performance management system. 

Contents

  • What are performance indicators?
  • Why are performance indicators important?
  • For what results are performance indicators required?
  • Types of indicators in USAID systems
  • What are USAID's criteria for selecting indicators?
  • What is the process for selecting performance indicators?
  • Table 1: Indicator selection criteria checklist

Source

USAID (2010) Performance Monitoring & Evaluation TIPS Constructing an Evaluation Report, USAID Retrieved from http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/pnadw106.pdf

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Dear Sara

The link is working now.

Warm regards

Simon

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