Unit of Measurement of Balanced Scorecard in Public Sector

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Unit of Measurement of Balanced Scorecard in Public Sector
The Balanced Scorecard has been proven a success in corporate companies because the unit of measure is based on financial success. However, is it more difficult to identify the unit of measure in the public sector, mainly because the unit of measurement is not always financial, depending on the various levels of government. This is my opinion based on the experience from the public sector in developing countries.

BSC in Public Sector: Social and State Welfare Aspects
Ashok A kella, Finance Manager, India, Member
The BSC in public sector is equally useful for performance recording. However, the criteria for standardizing the measurement unit are indeed differe...Sign up

Public Sector BSC: Collecting the Data
Daniel Briones
I worked with the BSC at a Department of Housing and Urban Development in my country. The main trouble that we had was collecting the data from...Sign up

Dimensions of BSC in Public Sector
A unit of measurement is not just used for financial issues. When we talk about performance in government we have to remember the following dimension...Sign up

BSC Measurements in Public Sector
It depends on the sector the measurement is done. In some cases it can be purely financial, and in some case the performance must be measured b...Sign up

Ian Black
The whole point of "balance" is to remove the emphasis from financial matters, so achievement of training, coaching, staff development etc are ...Sign up

Mitigate this Challenge by Keeping It Simple
Owen Skae
It is important to note that the the BSC can be applied wherever a strategy has been formulated & has to be implemented. As Norton and Kaplan say, "yo...Sign up

BSC Challenges in the Public Sector
Marcel van der Heever
The BSC framework can be applied to any organisation, whether private or public sector based. The problem in the public sector is that leadership at s...Sign up

Limitations of BSC in Nor for Profit Sector
Stephen Pitt, Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
The key limitation of BSC in a public sector / not for profit setting is that the 4 prescribed perspectives can narrow focus, and potentially make the...Sign up

Sample BSC for Public Sector Organisation
Bukekile Mashoko, Analyst, South Africa, Member
It is easy to find sample Balanced Scorecards with the 4 perspectives for corporate organisations. Who can assist with a sample BSC with the perspecti...Sign up

Sample BSC for Public Sector Organization
Paul Maguire, Business Consultant, United States, Member
Bukekile, the comments above provide many good suggestions. Kaplan books also include case studies for non-profits. I have also worked with non-profit...Sign up

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