Appendix II: Work Unit Measures

Work Unit Input Measures

In order to establish goals (and evaluate performance against them), input measures must be developed and regularly monitored.

Input measures describe the resources, time, and staff utilized for a program. Financial resources can be identified as current dollars, or discounted, based on economic or accounting practices. Nonfinancial measures can be described in proxy measures. These measures are not described in terms of ratios. They are often used as one element of other measures such as efficiency and effectiveness measures.

Examples:

  1. Total funding
  2. Actual number of labor hours

Work Unit Output Measures

In order to establish goals (and evaluate performance against them), output ...

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