Number of operational guidelines developed and adopted to facilitate partnership activities, by type

Indicator Number: 
43
Category: 
Logic Model Component: 
Data Type(s): 
Count, qualitative
Short Definition: 

Refers to the number and type of guidelines, instructions, plans, or any other formal documentations that are developed and adopted to facilitate the operation and implementation of activities

Definition and Explanation (Long): 

This indicator refers to the number and type of guidelines, instructions, plans, or any other formal documentations that are developed to facilitate the operation and implementation of activities in a partnership and are adopted by all of the partner organizations. Operational guidelines may include a memorandum of understanding (MOU), annual work plan and budget, performance management plan, communications plan, or progress report.

Data Requirements: 

Quantitative data and qualitative data from programmatic records

Data Sources: 

Administrative/programmatic records, operational guideline documents

Frequency of Data Collection: 
Annually or semiannually
Purpose: 
The purpose of this indicator is to ensure that a set of rules and expectations for each partner organization and the mechanism for operating the partnership are clearly set. It provides objective measures for the coordination of policies or programs, evidence of communication, and coordination of activities.
Issues and Challenges: 
In addition to documenting the number and types of operational guidelines, it is important to track how the partnership agreements are implemented and monitored, and ensure that each partnership organization understands it rights, roles, and responsibilities. Findings collected from this indicator can be further confirmed by indicators 44 (leadership and management) and 45 (shared vision).
Published Year: 
  • 2017
Last Updated Date: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017