Compendium of Management Practices for Statistical Organizations from Statistics Canada's International Statistical Fellowship Program

Table of Contents

  1. Foreword
  2. Introduction
  3. Acknowledgments
  4. Section 1: Characteristics of an effective national statistical system
    1. Chapter 1.1: Leadership and coordination of the national statistical system
    2. Chapter 1.2: United Nations fundamental principles of official statistics
    3. Chapter 1.3: Following international standards
    4. Chapter 1.4: Understanding users' needs and maintaining relationships
    5. Chapter 1.5: Quality Management
    6. Chapter 1.6: Partnerships on a cost recovery basis
  5. Section 2: Core management practices
    1. Chapter 2.1: Organizational structure and matrix management
    2. Chapter 2.2: Integrated strategic planning
    3. Chapter 2.3: Financial management
    4. Chapter 2.4: Project Management Framework
    5. Chapter 2.5: Human resources planning and management
    6. Chapter 2.6: Internal communications
    7. Chapter 2.7: Information management
    8. Chapter 2.8: Program evaluation
    9. Chapter 2.9: Internal audit
  6. Section 3: Improving, modernizing and finding efficiencies
    1. Chapter 3.1: Corporate Business Architecture
    2. Chapter 3.2: Modernization of information technology and informatics services
    3. Chapter 3.3: Enhancing how surveys are conducted
    4. Chapter 3.4: Data collection planning and management
    5. Chapter 3.5: Acquisition, use and management of administrative data
    6. Chapter 3.6: Gender statistics
  7. Section 4: Communicating with stakeholders
    1. Chapter 4.1: Disseminating data through the website
    2. Chapter 4.2: External communications and outreach
    3. Chapter 4.3: Management and access to metadata
    4. Chapter 4.4: Access to microdata
    5. Chapter 4.5: Relations with survey respondents
    6. Chapter 4.6: Respecting privacy and protecting confidentiality
  8. Conclusion
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