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The GET Note -- Recently Asked Questions Series captures the knowledge and advice from individual engagements of the World Bank’s Global Expert Team (GET) on Public Sector Performance.

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    Managing a Sustainable Results Based Management (RBM) System
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2011-03) World Bank
    This note presents a framework for thinking about public sector results based management (RBM) systems, with a particular focus on the issues line agencies face in complying with mandates and directives from central agencies on monitoring and evaluating performance. It also provides five lessons learned from RBM systems of relevance for countries pursuing results based management reforms. Taking a system's view of results based management reveals a number of different approaches and techniques used across the public sector to improve results.
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    Options for Restraining the Wage Bill (While Preserving Essential Service Delivery)
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2009-12) Dorotinsky, Bill; Manning, Nick; Rinne, Jeffrey
    Nearly every personnel and pay system has some slack in it, either fiscal excess or staff positions (vacant or otherwise) that are not essential. The key is to look for targeted measures that produce savings and reduce the wage bill, without adversely affecting service delivery.