TED 8: Programme

TED 8 –Trans-European Dialogue – Milan – Bocconi University

5-6 February 2015

Towards Meaningful Measurement:  Performance Management at the Crossroads of internal efficiency and social impacts

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Provisional Programme

 DAY 0 WEDNESDAY, 4/02/2015
Arrival of the Participants
 DAY 1 THURSDAY, 5/02/2015
09.30-10.00 Welcome CoffeeRegistration of the Participants
10.00-11.3 Opening of the conference – Chaired by Prof. Elio BORGONOVIWelcome messagesRepresentatives of academic authorities of Bocconi University and Representatives of local governments

  • Prof. Elio BORGONOVI, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee – TED 8
  • Prof Giovanni FATTORE, Director department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
  • Prof. Calin HINTEA, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee –TED 7 – From East to West
  • Prof. Edoardo ONGARO, EGPA President
  • Prof Marius PROFIROIOU, NISPAcee President

Introduction to the theme by the Co-Chairs of EGPA and NISPAcee

Aleksander ARISTOVNIK/ Gyorgy HAJNAL


11.30-13.00 FIRST SESSION – Chairs : Wouter Van DOOREN and Aleksander ARISTOVNIKProfessionals and professional services

  • Mirko NOORDEGRAAF: Professional Public Value Production How public professionals are affected by and can contribute to (measured, organized and valued) results
  • Lena LINDGREN “Assessing the design and functions of performance measurement in social care”
  • F. LECCI , E. VENDRAMINI, P. ARMENI, A. RICCI,   The rise and fall of efficiency indicators: the case of Italian Healthcare Organizations

Contributions to the debate

  • Tatiana CHUBAROVA : Measuring health services performance, including quality, in Russia


13:00-14:30 Lunch Break
14.30- 15.45 SECOND SESSION – Chairs : Jarmo VAKKURI and Gyorgy HAJNALPerformance, politicians and executives

  • Gordon MARNOCH: Performance metrics, how politicians use them and the potential for institutional reform to change behaviour
  • Gerhard HAMMERSCHMID: The Implementation of Performance Management in European Central Governments: Empirical Evidence from a European-wide Executive Survey
  • Giancarlo VECCHI: Performance evaluation as policy instrument: a model to analyse performance measurement and management systems. With notes about the case of the Italian justice system


15.45 -16.00 Coffee Break
16.00-18.15 ROUND TABLERound table session : “Europe East and West, North and South”Geert BOUCKAERTMarius PROFIROIUMichiel DE VRIES


Gyorgy HAJNAL*

Walter KICKERT**

Edoardo ONGARO

20.00 Dinner
 DAY 2 FRIDAY, 6/02/2015
09.30-11.15 THIRD SESSION – Chairs : Wouter Van DOOREN and Aleksander ARISTOVNIKLearning from indicators

  • Andrzej PAWLUCZUK, Marcin SAKOWICZ: Performance management in attracting European funds in the light of theory of learning organization – present and prospects
  •  Vicki JOHANSSON:       When will we ever learn?

Learning or accountability

  • David SPACEK         Juraj NEMEC “Performance measurement on local level: Czech Republic and Slovakia”
  • Conny HOFFMANN “Involve me and I learn – an alternative to accountability based performance? A case study on the Finnish performance management system”


11.15-11.30                         Coffee Break
11.30-12.30 FOURTH SESSION Chairs : Jarmo VAKKURI and Gyorgy HAJNALTools for learning in performance management Learning or accountability (…)     ICT and Performance                              

  • Kas KASTELEIN Performance steering & monitoring in and around complex (public) organizations and the crucial role of ICT in it

Contributions to the debate

  • Ana CIRERA Marina OTERO: Building local capacity of governance from Virtual Knowledge Space
  • Zeijka SEVIC – Comments
12.30-13.30 Closing Session –   Wrap-up / Summary of the workshop session by the co-chairs and strategic reflections Aleksander ARISTOVNIK/ Gyorgy HAJNAL andWouter Van DOOREN/Jarmo VAKKURIMarius PROFIROIU, NISPAcee President andEdoardo ONGARO, EGPA President

Elio BORGONOVI, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee – TED 8

*Gyorgy HAJNAL and Marton UGROSDY: Performance management reform as policy transfer: The case of Hungarian local government

**HYPOTHESIS :  NPM in professional organisations degenerates