The feasibility study of government performance management of China

Shuangmin Xu


Government performance management is a scientific management method that combines process management with outcome management, and it is focused primarily on civil servants. The difficulties of government performance management derive from the unique status and interests of government, distinct from those of business: government is nonprofit, in most cases has a monopoly, and is concerned with public welfare. Other problems in govrnment performance management stem from the existence of the peculiar "pseudo-adaptation," the lack of a self-control drive and that relentless pursuit of maximized efficiency of administrative organization, resulting in whtat is know as "state evil." However, with the requirements of our new status in the WTO to deepen economic system reforms, reverse "financial deficit" and combat corruption in the Party and the State. China will surely institutie a multi-level open performance management method, based on the successful reform.

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Chinese Public Administration Review (ISSN 1539-6754, Online ISSN 2573-1483)  is published by the School of Government, Sun Yat-sen University.