In the past 30 years, Malaysia has successfully curtailed high poverty rates and reduced income inequalities. Its goal is to attain high income status by 2020 while ensuring that growth is sustainable.
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This report summarizes the results of a
two-day fact finding mission and a two day workshop
conducted by the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime
Ministers Department... Show More + in collaboration with the World Banks
Public Sector Performance Global Expert Team (PSP-GET) held
at the beginning of March in 2010 in Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Prior to the workshop, the team held meetings with officials
from the EPU, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of
Transport, and the Ministry of Health to better understand
the coordination and implementation challenges facing these
entities with regard to adopting an outcomes-based approach
(for a summary of the issues discussed please see Appendix).
This report covers the critical areas to consider when
implementing an outcomes-based approach. These include the
organization and allocation of responsibilities, the design
of the implementation process, the function of a Monitoring
and Evaluation (M and E) system, change management, and the
risks associated with such a transition. Each section is
then structured in the following way: Issues identified
during the discussions; relevant experience from the two
main case study countries (Korea and Australia); and overall
findings of the PSP-GET team. Show Less -