Government Information Management: A Counterreport Of The Commission On Federal Paperwork, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Government Information Management

A Counterreport Of The Commission On Federal Paperwork, 1st Edition

By Elliott R. Morss


212 pages

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Paperback: 9780367171520
pub: 2020-03-30
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Hardback: 9780367021658
pub: 2019-04-18

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In this timely critique of federal procedures, the authors identify the underlying causes of the current overload of information/paperwork in government and provide some tools that can be used by officials concerned with more effective management.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Bureaucratic and Political Dynamics 3. Counter-Incentives and Other Information Control Techniques 4. The Use of lnformation as an Indicator of Value 5. The Value/Burden Calculus: A Technique for Improving Information Management Practices 6. Comparative Agency Analysis: A Technique for Streamlining Information Activities 7. Comparative Administrative Practices: Three Case Studies 8. Management Information Systems 9. Federal Evaluation Practices 10. The Case for Compensation 11. Conclusions: Recommendations and an Agenda for Future Research

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General