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The Manager"s Guide to Program Evaluation

Planning, Contracting, and Managing for Useful Results

by Paul W. Mattessich

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Amherst H. Wilder Foundation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business/Economics,
  • Evaluation,
  • Management,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Methodology,
  • Project Management

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8419926M
    ISBN 100940069385
    ISBN 109780940069381

    This book provides a detailed guide to project management and evaluation. The chapters and case studies describe the process step-by-step, from project conception to conclusion. The chapters on creating and implementing a monitoring plan, and on using the information obtained to modify the project are particularly useful. —George Grob, Center for Public Program Evaluation "This book addresses a big and important gap in the evaluation literature. It provides a clear and concise account of what evaluators and applied researchers need to know in order to succeed in independent consulting practice." —Stewart Donaldson, Claremont Graduate University.

    Change management is a critical part of any project that leads, manages, and enables people to accept new processes, technologies, systems, structures, and values. It is the set of activities that helps people transition from their present way of working to the desired way of working. -Lambeth Change Management Team, Change Management Size: 1MB. Program Managers Guide to Open Systems: Sep Scheduling Guide for Program Managers: Oct Smart Shut Down Guidebook: Oct A Program Managers Guide to Buying Performance: Nov PQM: SD DoD Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Aug SD Value Engineering: A Guidebook of Best Practices and Tools: Jun

    Program Managers Guide to Open Systems: Sep 04 Scheduling Guide for Program Managers: Oct Smart Shut Down Guidebook: Oct Federal Acquisition Institute Project Managers Guidebook (Large File) Nov A Program Managers Guide to Buying Performance: Nov PQM: SD DoD Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Aug There are two types of evaluation processes: summative and formative. The purpose of summative program evaluation is to judge the quality and worth of a program. On the other hand, the purpose of formative program evaluation is to provide feedback to help improve and modify a program. Program assessment is intended as a formative evaluation andFile Size: KB.


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Purpose of Program Evaluation for Managers: to introduce the purposes and general approaches to program evalu-ation. The primer provides a basic framework for understanding program evaluation and describes the potential of program evalua-tion as a management tool in health care settings, particularly in VA.

A Basic Guide to Program Evaluation By Carter McNamara. There are numerous books and other materials that provide in-depth analysis of evaluations, their designs, methods, combination of methods and techniques of analysis. But you don't have to be an expert in these topics to carry out a useful program evaluation.

The "" rule applies here— the PMB and management processes, is essential to successful project completion. This guide is not a how-to plan or a step-by-step tool kit for executing an IBR. The IBR is only one element in a series of management activities that comprise the IBR Process.

This guide discusses the framework within which the project or program managers employ File Size: KB. In its broadest meaning, to evaluate means to ascertain the worth of or to fix a value on some object. In this book, we use evaluation in a more restricted sense, as program evaluation or interchangeably as evaluation research, defined as a social science activity directed at collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating information about the.

The Manager's Guide to Evaluation and GeneraTOR 11th December by Better-Admin While there are many guidelines and tools to support those conducting evaluations, there are far fewer resources specifically focused on commissioners and managers of evaluation.

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Monitor:Collectionofdata,analysisandreporting Useofmonitoringdataformanagementactionanddecisionmaking 5. Evaluatingforresults This book was never intended to be a comprehensive “how to” guide or an exhaustive survey of program management topics. More than anything else, it represents a collection of lessons learned in the areas that we believe are critical to program success.

This book is intended to. Field Guide to Nonprofit Program Design, Marketing and Evaluation by Carter McNamara, published by Authenticity Consulting, LLC. There are few books, if any, that explain how to carefully plan, organize and develop a nonprofit program.

Program evaluation is an essential organizational practice in public health. At CDC, program evaluation supports our agency priorities. When programs conduct strong, practical evaluations on a routine basis, the findings are better positioned to inform their management and improve program effectiveness.

The Program Manager’s Guide to Evaluation. This guidebook, developed by the Administration for Children and Families, provides program managers with information and instruction on how to use evaluation to improve programs and benefit staff and Size: KB. Effective program evaluation is a systematic way to improve and account for public health actions by involving procedures that are useful, feasible, ethical, and accurate.

The Framework for Evaluation in Public Health [1] guides public health professionals in their use of program evaluation. It is a practical, nonprescriptive tool, designed to.What is evaluation Back to determining the evaluation question.

One way to do this is for the evaluator and program people to develop a very good description of: what the outcomes should be, how the program will get there, and why the program leads to the outcome.

This description helps to identify how the program should lead to the.