ERIC Number: EJ523945
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Improving the Effectiveness of Evaluations: Making the Link to Organizational Theory.
Rogers, Patricia J.; Hough, Gary
Evaluation and Program Planning, v18 n4 p321-32 Oct-Dec 1995
Explores implications for evaluation practice of using five different perspectives on organizations, drawing on the four models of social program implementation developed by R. F. Elmore (1978). It is argued that evaluation will only really be effective when its focus, methods, and management reflect realistic assumptions about how organizations work. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Version of a paper presented at the International Evaluation Conference of the Australasian Evaluation Society (1992).