Do Better Monitoring Institutions Increase Leadership Quality in Community Organizations? Evidence from Uganda.

@article{Grossman2013DoBM,
  title={Do Better Monitoring Institutions Increase Leadership Quality in Community Organizations? Evidence from Uganda.},
  author={G. Grossman and W. W. Hanlon},
  journal={O&M: Decision-Making in Organizations eJournal},
  year={2013}
}
  • G. Grossman, W. W. Hanlon
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science
  • O&M: Decision-Making in Organizations eJournal
  • We offer a framework for analyzing the impact of monitoring --- a commonly recommended solution to poor leadership --- on the quality of democratically elected leaders in community organizations in low-income countries. In our model, groups may face a trade-off between leader ability and effort. If the group's ability to monitor the leader is low, then the leader may exert too little effort. A higher level of monitoring increases leader effort, raising the value of the public good. However… CONTINUE READING
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