However complex organisational structures and the leeway provided for judgement and choice in determining level of aggregation, presentation and public disclosure mean monitoring is difficult. The public sector is therefore dependent on self-monitoring and performance data held by the private sector, which can create vulnerability.
May 29, 2003 Below the Surface of the Civil Service Wage Bill How much are we paying to be served? Components of Civil Service Pay Why worry about this ? During 1970s and 80s, wage bills ballooned as governments took on new functions, and new ministries, departments and enterprises were created Now, governments need to downsize.