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Summary of FY 2003 Performance Results


FY 2003 Performance and Accountability Highlights
Bureau of Resource Management
December 2003
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Summary of All Results

The following pie chart shows the ratings distribution for all performance results reported in FY 2003. As shown below, 77% of the results were "on target" or above, meaning performance results met or exceeded performance targets. This represents an improvement over FY 2002, when 68% of results met or exceeded performance targets.

Summary of FY 2003 Performance Results
Performance Rating Number of Results Percentage of Results
Significantly Above Target 11 6%
Slightly Above Target 29 17%
On Target 93 54%
Slightly Below Target 16 10%
Significantly Below Target 5 3%
Data Not Available 17 10%
Totals 171 100%

Summary of Strategic Goal Results

This table shows for each strategic goal the average of the performance ratings for all reported results.

Average Performance Rating [1]
Strategic Goal FY 2002 FY 2003 Change From Last Year
1. Regional Stability Slightly Below Target Slightly Below Target Unchanged
2. Counterterrorism On Target On Target Unchanged
3. Homeland Security Slightly Below Target On Target Improved
4. Weapons of Mass Destruction On Target On Target Unchanged
5. International Crime and Drugs Slightly Below Target On Target Improved
6. American Citizens On Target Slightly Below Target Declined
7. Democracy and Human Rights Slightly Below Target Slightly Below Target Unchanged
8. Economic Prosperity and Security Slightly Below Target On Target Improved
9. Social and Environmental Issues On Target On Target Unchanged
10. Humanitarian Response On Target On Target Unchanged
11. Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs On Target On Target Unchanged
12. Management and Organizational Excellence On Target On Target Unchanged

Note 1: Based on the average of all performance result ratings within a strategic goal. Back to Average Performance Rating Table

Summary of Performance Goal Results

Shown here are the performance results for each of the Department's FY 2003 performance goals. The information represents the average of all performance ratings assigned to results associated with the Performance Goal. The numbers in the FY 2003 and FY 2002 columns show the ratings average among the reported FY 2003 results compared to the FY 2002 results.

Summary of Performance Goal Results
Strategic Goal Performance Goal [1]
(Total Number of Reported Results)
Number of Reported Results Average Performance Ratings
Significantly
Below Target
Slightly Below Target On Target Above Target Significantly
Above Target
FY 2003 FY 2002
Regional Stability Close, strong, and effective U.S. ties with allies, friends, partners and regional organizations.
4 Results
1   3     2.50 2.71
Existing and emergent regional conflicts are contained or resolved.
4 Results
  1 2   1 3.25 2.45
Counterterrorism Coalition partners identify, deter, apprehend, and prosecute terrorists.
4 Results
  1 1 1 1 3.50 3.20
U.S. and foreign governments actively combat terrorist financing.
5 Results
  1 2 1 1 3.40 0.00
Coordinated international prevention and response to terrorism, including bioterrorism.
4 Results
  1 2 1   3.00 0.00
Stable political and economic conditions that prevent terrorism from flourishing in fragile or failing states. USAID addresses this performance goal. Department of State and USAID share the same goal framework. 0.00 0.00
Homeland Security Denial of visas to foreign citizens who would abuse or threaten the U.S. while facilitating entry of legitimate applicants.
4 Results
  1 2   1 3.25 2.50
Implemented international agreements stop the entry of goods that could harm the U.S., while ensuring the transfer of bona fide materials.
5 Results
    5     3.00 0.00
Protection of critical physical and cyber infrastructure networks through agreements and enhanced cooperation.
1 Result
        1 5.00 0.00
Weapons of Mass Destruction Bilateral measures, including the promotion of new technologies, combat the proliferation of WMD and reduce stockpiles.
6 Results
    4 2   3.33 3.08
Strengthened multilateral WMD agreements and nuclear energy cooperation under appropriate conditions.
6 Results
  1 3 2   3.17 3.07
Verification integrated throughout the negotiation and implementation of nonproliferation and arms control agreements and commitments, and rigorous enforcement of compliance with implementation and inspection regimes.
5 Results
  1 4     2.80 2.75
International Crime and Drugs International trafficking in drugs, persons, and other illicit goods disrupted and criminal organizations dismantled.
4 Results
    2 1 1 3.75 2.33
States cooperate internationally to set and implement anti-drug and anti-crime standards, share financial and political burdens, and close off safe-havens through justice systems and related institution building.
4 Results
    2 2   3.50 3.10
American Citizens U.S. citizens have the consular information, services, and protection they need to reside, conduct business, or travel abroad.
3 Results
1   2     2.67 3.50
Effective and timely passport issuance, with document integrity assured.
2 Results
    2     3.00 3.00
Democracy and Human Rights Measures adopted to develop transparent and accountable democratic institutions, laws, and economic and political processes and practices.
2 Results
    1 1   3.50 2.25
Universal standards protect human rights, including the rights of women and ethnic minorities, religious freedom, worker rights, and the reduction of child labor.
8 Results
  2 6     2.75 1.90
Economic Prosperity and Security Institutions, laws, and policies foster private sector-led growth, macroeconomic stability, and poverty reduction.
1 Result
1         1.00 2.17
Increased trade and investment achieved through market-opening international agreements and further integration of developing countries into the trading system.
7 Results
    5   2 3.57 3.13
Secure and stable financial and energy markets.
2 Results
    1 1   3.50 0.00
Enhanced food security and agricultural development.
USAID addresses this performance goal. Department of State and USAID share the same goal framework. 0.00 0.00
Social and Environmental Issues Improved global health, including child, maternal, and reproductive health, and the reduction of abortion and disease, especially HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis.
8 Results
  1 6 1   3.00 3.44
Partnerships, initiatives, and implemented international treaties and agreements that protect the environment and promote efficient energy use and resource management.
9 Results
    7 2   3.22 2.89
Broader access to quality education with emphasis on primary school completion. USAID addresses this performance goal. Department of State and USAID share the same goal framework. 0.00 0.00
Effective and humane international migration policies and systems. At the time the Department was developing FY 2003 targets, this performance goal did not exist and no targets were developed. Therefore, for FY 2003 performance reporting purposes, no results are being reported. Targets have been developed for FY 2004 and beyond. Results will be reported in future performance reports. 0.00 0.00
Humanitarian Response Effective protection, assistance, and durable solutions for refugees, internally displaced persons, and conflict victims.
7 Results
1   3 3   3.14 3.33
Improved capacity of host countries and the international community to reduce vulnerabilities to disasters and anticipate and respond to humanitarian emergencies.
1 Result
  1       2.00 2.50
Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Public diplomacy influences global public opinion and decision-making consistent with U.S national interests.
3 Results
    2 1   3.33 0.00
International exchanges increase mutual understanding and build trust between Americans and people and institutions around the world.
2 Results
    1 1   3.50 3.00
Basic human values embraced by Americans are respected and understood by global publics and institutions.
1 Result
    1     3.00 0.00
American understanding and support for U.S. foreign policy, development programs, the Department of State, and USAID.
4 Results
    3 1   3.25 0.00
Management and Organizational Excellence A high-performing, well-trained, and diverse workforce aligned with mission requirements.
11 Results
  1 6 2 2 3.45 3.86
Modernized, secure, and high quality information technology management and infrastructure that meet critical business requirements.
6 Results
  1 4 1   3.00 2.86
Personnel are safe from physical harm and national security information is safe from compromise.
6 Results
  1 3 2   3.17 2.44
Secure, safe, and functional facilities serving domestic and overseas staff.
5 Results
1   2 2   3.00 3.13
Integrated budgeting, planning, and performance management; effective financial management; and demonstrated financial accountability.
5 Results
  2 3     2.60 3.80
Customer-oriented, innovative delivery of administrative and information services, acquisitions, and assistance.
5 Results
    3 1 1 3.60 3.00

Note 1: The chart depicts data for "reported results" (i.e., targets for which data were available). In some instances, for a given performance goal, the number of reported results might be less than the number of targets because data was unavailable to produce a results rating. Back to Table

 



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