Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-18 of 18 items

  • Keywords: performance measure x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Adding Value

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter describes financial relationships between competitive advantage, economic rent, added value, and various other measures of firm performance.


Value-Based Management and Performance Measures: Cash Flow versus Accrual Accounting

Dieter Pfaff

in The Economics and Politics of Accounting: International Perspectives on Trends, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260621
eISBN:
9780191601668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260621.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The objective is to reflect on the merits of accrual accounting in light of its various imperfections, and to provide some explanation for why we still have only a limited understanding of accruals. ... More


Contract theory analysis of managerial accounting issues 1

Stanley Baiman

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Contract theory has become the dominant analytical research paradigm in managerial accounting over the last two decades, informing the managerial accounting literature both directly and indirectly. ... More


Measuring the Quality of Health Care

Andy Amster, Greg Zeisler, and Diana B. Petitti

in Applied Epidemiology: Theory to practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187410
eISBN:
9780199864997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the methods for assessing the quality of health care. It begins with a brief definition of “quality of care” and then discusses how to assess the structure, process, and ... More


Population Health Monitoring

Michael A. Stoto

in Health Statistics: Shaping policy and practice to improve the population's health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149289
eISBN:
9780199865130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149289.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores how health can be assessed at the community and population levels, using both summary and performance measures. It presents criteria for performance measures used in community ... More


Increasing Accountability among Substance Abuse Treatment Providers: Development of a Performance Management System

Desiree Crevecoeur, Rachel Gonzales, Richard A. Rawson, Jonathan E. Fielding, and John Viernes

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0031
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an overview of the process Los Angeles County engaged in to develop a performance-management system. Beginning with the development of a report that provided substance abuse ... More


Assessing Health-System Performance

Marc J. Roberts, William Hsiao, Peter Berman, and Michael R. Reich

in Getting Health Reform Right: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371505
eISBN:
9780199863839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371505.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Certain aspects of the health system often play an important role in unsatisfactory health sector reform outcomes. These features of the system are not in themselves either the root causes of ... More


Portfolio of Indicators as a Whole

Tony Atkinson, Bea Cantillon, Eric Marlier, and Brian Nolan

in Social Indicators: The EU and Social Inclusion

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253494
eISBN:
9780191595882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253498.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Commences the analysis of social indicators for use in the EU monitoring process, starting with the portfolio as a whole, where a three‐tier structure of indicators is envisaged. There would be a ... More


Hedge Fund Performance and Compensation

Douglas Cumming, Na Dai, and Sofia A. Johan

in Hedge Fund Structure, Regulation, and Performance around the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199862566
eISBN:
9780199332762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862566.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 7 facilitates an understanding of the impact of hedge fund regulation on fund governance and performance by using a cross-country dataset of 3,782 hedge funds from 29 countries. The focus of ... More


Appendix: The Study

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman

in Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses the aims of this study and gives further details regarding the methods of research used. The study generally attempted to evaluate how the market behaviour of professional ... More


Performance criteria and drivers in cooperative ventures

John Child, David Faulkner, Stephen Tallman, and Linda Hsieh

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances and Networks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198814634
eISBN:
9780191852374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814634.003.0023
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Chapter 23 examines performance in cooperative ventures, a complex issue. The question of performance must be addressed from at least three perspectives; those of the two or more parents and the ... More


Police Performance

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter, written by Edgar Jardine, is primarily an assessment of the performance of the PSNI from 2001-02 to 2001-12, including national comparisons. Beginning with a reference to the ... More


Performance Management

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

An important component of results-orientation is performance management, which involves processes to set performance goals and targets for programmes, schemes, and projects; to monitor and report ... More


The Assessment of Executive Functions in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Performance-Based Measures Versus Ratings of Behavior

Maggie E. Toplak, Richard F. West, and Keith E. Stanovich

in Executive Functions in Children's Everyday Lives: A Handbook for Professionals in Applied Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199980864
eISBN:
9780190664633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199980864.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been characterized by difficulties in executive functions and both performance-based measures and rating scales of executive function have been ... More


Assessing Performance: National Versus Regional Patterns

Keith Banting, Jack Nagel, Chelsea Schafer, and Daniel Westlake

in The United States and Canada: How Two Democracies Differ and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190870829
eISBN:
9780190909529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870829.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter asks whether standard theories of differences between Canada and the United States (U.S.) can explain disparities in critical social and political outcomes in the two countries. On six ... More


Labour Shedding and the Growth in Productivity

Robert C. Allen

in Enclosure and the Yeoman: The Agricultural Development of the South Midlands 1450-1850

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282969
eISBN:
9780191684425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282969.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the advantages of large farms, primarily labour productivity. It has been previously believed that large farms had no advantage over small using corn yields as the measure of ... More


The Welfare State in Europe: Economic and Social Perspectives

Pierre Pestieau and Mathieu Lefebvre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198817055
eISBN:
9780191858673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Although in Europe there continues to be a large degree of consensus that it is the responsibility of government to ensure that nobody who is poor, sick, disabled, unemployed or old is left deprived, ... More


Money Market Mutual Funds

Anna Agapova

in Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds: Building Blocks to Wealth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190207434
eISBN:
9780190207465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190207434.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Until 2011, money market mutual funds (MMMFs) represented the second largest category of the mutual fund industry in the United States. With $2.7 trillion in total net assets (TNA) as of December ... More


View: