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Evaluation-- promise and performance

Author: Joseph S Wholey
Publisher: Washington : Urban Institute, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evaluation: Promise and Performance shows how evaluators can help government managers and policy-makers to clarify the intent of government programs and to improve program efficiency, effectiveness, and responsiveness. The book presents a strategy through which evaluators can determine what information is likely to be used and purchase sequential increments of timely, useful information on program promise and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph S Wholey
ISBN: 0877662509 9780877662501
OCLC Number: 5491796
Description: xv, 234 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Evaluating and improving government performance --
Evaluability assessment --
Rapid feedback evaluation: evaluation design and preliminary evaluation --
Performance monitoring --
Intensive evaluation --
Managing a useful evaluation program.
Responsibility: Joseph S. Wholey.

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Evaluation: Promise and Performance shows how evaluators can help government managers and policy-makers to clarify the intent of government programs and to improve program efficiency, effectiveness, and responsiveness. The book presents a strategy through which evaluators can determine what information is likely to be used and purchase sequential increments of timely, useful information on program promise and performance.

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