Title: Best Value evolution: performance indicators in Scottish local government

Authors: James Sheffield

Addresses: PA Consulting Group, Government & Public Services Practice, 1 Cadogan Street, Glasgow, G2 7HF, Scotland, UK

Abstract: Best Value in Scotland has developed as a distinct policy when compared with other parts of the UK. This article aims to examine the way in which performance indicators are being used in Scottish local government. The article identifies a number of factors which may influence the successful development of the policy within local authorities.

Keywords: Scottish local government; Best Value; performance management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBPM.2001.000093

International Journal of Business Performance Management, 2001 Vol.3 No.2/3/4, pp.109-118

Published online: 13 Jul 2003 *

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