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dc.contributor.authorKober, Ralph
dc.contributor.authorEggleton, Ian R.C.
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T22:24:03Z
dc.date.available2009-01-28T22:24:03Z
dc.date.issued2006
dc.identifier.citationKober, R. & Eggleton, I.R.C. (2006). Using quality of life to assess performance in the disability services sector. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 1(1), 63-77.en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10289/1894
dc.description.abstractMeasurement of performance is extremely important for not-for-profit agencies in terms of measuring the efficiency and effectiveness of agencies in achieving their goals. Performance indicators assist managers of agencies in strategic decision making and in fulfilling their accountability obligations for the best use of limited resources. This paper argues that not-for-profit agencies that serve people with intellectual disabilities can use quality of life as one measure of agency and/or program performance. This is demonstrated with reference to research conducted on the effect of different methods of employment on the quality of life for people with intellectual disabilities. Effectiveness of agencies and/or programs can be assessed based on comparisons of quality of life outcomes under different methods of employment or by reference to absolute percentage of scale maximum scores and whether homeostasis is defeated.en
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherSpringer New Yorken_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://www.springerlink.com/content/d2p187tn51p32557/?p=aafe09bfe71c415593fd8b91c3df37e0&pi=4en
dc.subjectcompetitive employmenten
dc.subjectintellectual disabilityen
dc.subjectopen employmenten
dc.subjectperformance indicatorsen
dc.subjectperformance measurementen
dc.subjectquality of lifeen
dc.subjectsheltered employmenten
dc.subjectsupported employmenten
dc.titleUsing quality of life to assess performance in the disability services sectoren
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11482-006-9005-zen
dc.relation.isPartOfApplied Research in Quality of Lifeen_NZ
pubs.begin-page63en_NZ
pubs.elements-id32011
pubs.end-page77en_NZ
pubs.issue1en_NZ
pubs.volume1en_NZ


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