Journals Higher Education

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Published: 27 April 2018

284 Pages

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ISBN: 9780190672454


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Navigation by Judgment

Why and When Top-Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

Dan Honig

  • Argues that tight controls and narrow focus on reaching pre-set targets can prevent frontline workers from using their skills and creativity to solve problems on the ground, undermining the performance of foreign aid projects
  • Draws on a novel database of over 14,000 discrete development projects across nine agencies and eight qualitative studies in making his argument
  • Pressure to demonstrate results can undermine performance, particularly when environments are unpredictable and task performance hard to reliably and accurately measure

$53.00

Hardcover

Published: 27 April 2018

284 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190672454


Also Available As:

Ebook


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Navigation by Judgment

Why and When Top-Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

Dan Honig

  • Argues that tight controls and narrow focus on reaching pre-set targets can prevent frontline workers from using their skills and creativity to solve problems on the ground, undermining the performance of foreign aid projects
  • Draws on a novel database of over 14,000 discrete development projects across nine agencies and eight qualitative studies in making his argument
  • Pressure to demonstrate results can undermine performance, particularly when environments are unpredictable and task performance hard to reliably and accurately measure

$53.00

Hardcover

Published: 27 April 2018

284 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190672454


Also Available As:

Ebook


Also Available In:


Bookseller Code (01)

Also of Interest