Evaluation Glossary

Performance Management

The systematic process of monitoring the achievements of program activities; collecting and analyzing performance information to track progress toward planned results; using performance information and evaluations to influence decision-making and resource allocation; and communicating results to advance organizational learning and communicate results to stakeholders.


USAID. (2011). USAID Evaluation Policy (http://www.eval.org/evaluationdocuments/progeval.html)

Related Terms

Performance Measurement
Performance Monitoring
Program Monitoring