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Performance Audit

A measurement and report of the effectiveness and results of certain business procedures. Performance audits are usually performed internally, and check to see that procedures have their intended effect. Unlike a compliance audit, which simply ensures that procedures are being followed, performance audits challenge the assumptions and goals of procedures, with an eye toward improving efficiency. A performance audit may recommend changes in procedures resulting from observed inefficiencies in existing procedures. See also: Audit, Assurance.

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Presented by Lonsdale (Director-General, Value for Money Audit at the National Audit Office, UK), Wilkins (Deputy Ombudsman for Western Australia), and Ling (Director for Evaluation and Performance Audit, Rand Europe, UK), 15 chapters explore the development of performance audit regimes for measuring public sector performance in countries where performance auditing has a significant and well-established tradition: Australia, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
When performance management of an agency or program is weak, a performance audit can identify those weaknesses and recommend, for example, improvements needed in how performance is measured, or in how performance data are used.

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