Concept Overview As UNDP and HABITAT, on behalf of the United Nations Development Group (UNDP), and the Global Task Force of Local and Regional Governments continue the consultation on “Localizing the post-2015 agenda,” Results-Based Accountability™ (RBA) should be adopted as a framework for local action. Distinct from Results-Based Management (RBM) utilized by the United [...]
Frank Farrow, Director of the Center for the Study of Social Policy, discusses his focus on community when utilizing Results-Based Accountability™. The power of community is a truly strong driving force when implementing RBA when harnessed properly and utilized as a community process for change. Farrow shuns the idea that RBA is the most impactful [...]
Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone, discusses the factors that can complicate finding solutions to community problems and how the use of Results-Based Accountability™ can be used to create a successful strategy that can be implemented effectively on a large scale in several communities. Using RBA to measure the problem correctly [...]
Dr. Michael McAfee, Director of the Promise Neighborhoods Institute of PolicyLink, discusses the positive results that a clear, unrelenting focus on results has for children across the country thanks to usage of Results-Based Accountability™. The Success of organizations hinges on a commitment to use data as the basis for all decisions to motivate change. The [...]
Dr. Michael McAfee, Director of the Promise Neighborhoods Institute of PolicyLink, discusses the unique features of the Clear Impact Scorecard that make it one of the best tools on the market for data-based decision making. McAfee notes that the foundation of the Clear Impact Scorecard is grounded in science as well as the Results-Based Accountability™ [...]
Dr. Michael McAfee, Director of the Promise Neighborhoods Institute of PolicyLink, discusses how the use of data along with a focus on results gives the work being done in communities a purpose. McAfee iterates that a focus on results can promote community collaboration by providing a goal to motivate community members with and most importantly [...]
This is one of ten questions that Mark Friedman personally answers from the exclusive interview conducted for Results Accountability Workshop DVD. The interview is just one of many features in understanding the Results Accountability Framework and applying it to the everyday operations.