SMART Is Stumped

Barrett, Katherine; Greene, Richard
October 2012
Governing;Oct2012, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p68
The article focuses on the performance measurement program of Alabama called SMART to encourage performance budgeting and strategic planning. It states that SMART stands for Specific results, Measurable key goals, Accountable to stakeholders, Responsive to customers, and Transparent to everyone. It mentions that changes in SMART and its impact of achieving its goals, and the features that performance programs that other states need have.


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