Impact and Implementation Evaluation of Government Coordination Systems

Description

1.1 An impact and implementation evaluation of Government Coordination Systems was undertaken as part of the National Evaluation Plan for 2013/14. Improved coordination is regarded as having an important contribution to make towards ongoing improvements to government service delivery. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the performance of coordination systems in government, both technical and ministerial, and to see how to strengthen their effectiveness. The focus was on national-level technical and ministerial clusters, MinMECs and Implementation Forums (IFs) and not on other coordination systems. The analytical framework comprising key coordination success factors related to mandate issues, resources and system issues, and behaviour issues. 1.2 A multi-method approach was undertaken to collect a range of qualitative and quantitative data on coordination success factors. Evidence was obtained from various sources including: a literature review of international coordination case studies; interviews with 4 Ministers and 38 directors general (DGs) and senior government officials; a survey of 34 DGs; six issue-specific coordination case studies; an analysis of the types of decisions taken by the 3 coordination structures between June 2011 – July 2013; and levels of attendance at structure meetings between 2011-2013.

Information

Evaluation Number:
439
Score:
3.5
Report Approval:
06 February 2014
Published:
18 May 2016
Initiated By:
Department: Performance Monitoring and Evaluation - The Presidency
Undertaken By:
Impact Economix
Evaluation Period:
March to November 2013
Evaluation Area:
Public service, governance, M&E
National Outcome:
National Outcome 12: An efficient, effective and development oriented public service and an empowered, fair and inclusive citizenship.
Commissioned By:
National
Evaluation Type:
Implementation
Impact
Evaluation Subject:
Other ()
Geographic Scope:
National

Evaluation Documents

File Name
14 02 06 Coordination Evaluation 1 5 25 report final.pdf
14.02.06 Coordination Report Long.pdf
Impact and Implementation Evaluation of Government Coordination Systems.pdf
Response from DG Presidency 14 08 07.pdf
Improvement Plan Coordination Systems 15 04 29 (002).pdf
DG Lubisi re Coordination system.pdf
Coordination ToRs 13.01.10.pdf
Government Coordination Case Studies 13.07.26.pdf

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