Results-Based Management (RBM)

DEFINITION 1: A management strategy focusing on performance and achievement of outputs, outcomes and impacts.

SOURCE: Ten steps to a results- based monitoring and evaluation system, Kusek, J.Z. and Rist, R. C.  The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank, Washington, 2004.



DEFINITION 2: a management strategy by which the VET provider ensures that its processes, outputs and services contribute to the achievement of clearly stated expected accomplishments and objectives. It is focused on achieving results and improving performance, integrating lessons learned into management decisions and monitoring of and reporting on performance..

SOURCE: Adapted from Glossary, United Nations, Monitoring, Evaluation and Consulting Division (MECD)


RELATED TERMS: outcome, output