Constraints on the applicability performance management systems framework

Olayinka Uadiale, Pawan Adhikari, Pinar Guven-Uslu

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Abstract

As part of the New Public Management reforms in public-sector, private-sector style of management such as performance management systems (PMS) were adopted to ensure efficiency and accountability in the public sector of developed and developing nations. This study first explains the introduction of performance management and the level of its application in the Nigerian public sector. After that, this study attempts to identify the constraining factors (political and socio-cultural) on successful the application of PMS in Nigeria. Utilizing information obtained from interviews of management staff and employees of a state-owned hospital, it is argued that application of PMS should be cognizant of political and socio-cultural contextual characteristics of developing countries.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Apr 2019
Event19th Workshop on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies: The British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) - Prague
Duration: 20 Jun 201921 Jun 2019

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Conference19th Workshop on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies
CityPrague
Period20/06/1921/06/19

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