Initially designed to be used by the tasks officers of the World Bank or similar institutions, others may adpat this toolkit to their specific purposes. The toolkit provides tools to assess and build the capacity of countries to ensure safety nets. Safety Nets are mechanisms that mitigate the effects of poverty and other risks on vulnerable households. Their effectiveness and efficiency depend on their accessibility, coverage, targeting, and the actual benefit amonf others. All of these elements depend upon the institutional and organizational design and environment of the programs.
This website provides four short online surveys to assess your individual capacities. The first tool, "Business/Professional Organizational Assessment", will be particularly useful for organizations that would like their employee to participate and assess themselves individually so to do an overall portrait of staff strenghts and weaknesses. It particularly focuses on efficiency and effectiveness at work, using the available tools for doing business.
Navigating through this website will introduce you to the Balanced Scorecard strategic planning and management system. Two main steps of the evaluation make the Balanced Scorecard distinctive from other measurement tools. First, the organisation's Strategic Objectives are identified and second, the organisation finds the performance measurements indicators that will perfectly suits these objectives. That way, the organization effectiveness and efficiency could be really measured - correctly measuring the gap between actual and targeted performance.
This website provides non-profit organisations with different a checklist of indicators for each of the following organisational aspect: legal, governing board, human resources, planning, financial, and fundraising. You can select any the list(s) that are of interest for you. These checklists will help you identify and understand the organisation's "management needs and/or make improvements to management operations." In sum, it will help the organisation focus on the right aspects to become more effective and efficient.