New publication: A strategy framework for performance measurement in the public sector

This paper looks at a little-studied question: what are the strategic choices behind the selection and implementation of performance measurement practices in public sector entities? The paper presents a new strategy framework which provides a structured approach to the many options available for measuring performance effectively. The framework is primarily intended for large public sector […]

New publication: Applying performance measurement in service operations: analysis of contextual differences

This paper analyses the contextual differences of service operations with the aim to widen understanding about performance measurement in services. Recent research considers service management from many viewpoints like marketing and operations management, and also the importance of performance management in service context has been recognised. The literature illustrates the variety of service environments and […]

Dr. Jääskeläinen and Dr. Laihonen received Outstanding paper award

Dr. Aki Jääskeläinen and Dr. Harri Laihonen received the 2014 Outstanding Paper Award by Emerald (International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management) on their paper titled ”Overcoming the specific performance measurement challenges of knowledge-intensive organizations”. This paper identifies practical ways to overcome the specific performance measurement challenges of knowledge-intensive organizations. By reviewing performance measurement, service […]