ERIC Number: EJ792335
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 27
Client Relations: More than Just "Business"
Malloy, Courtney L.; Yee, Patricia A.
New Directions for Evaluation, n111 p67-77 Fall 2006
In this chapter, the authors review the literature on partnership evolution to offer strategies for developing collaborative evaluator-client relationships. They begin with a brief introduction to partnerships and their approach to client relationships. A synthesis of the literature on partnership evolution is provided and applied to the evaluator-client relationship. They conclude with recommendations that can be used to nurture effective partnerships in the field of evaluation. (Contains 1 figure.)
Descriptors: Evaluators, Evaluation Methods, Cooperation, Interprofessional Relationship, Trust (Psychology), Social Networks, Contracts, Partnerships in Education, Decision Making Skills, Interpersonal Communication, Accountability, Leadership
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