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Success in evaluation : focusing on the positives

Author: Steffen Bohni Nielsen
Publisher: New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, [2015]
Series: Comparative policy evaluation series, v. 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents a fundamentally different approach to the mainstream supply side discussion of evaluation quality, utilization, and learning. The contributors believe that a systematic focus on success will  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steffen Bohni Nielsen
ISBN: 9781412855686 1412855683
OCLC Number: 886880681
Description: xiii, 249 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of IllustrationsList of TablesForeword, Ray C. RistAcknowledgements1. IntroductionRudi Turksema, Peter van der Knaap, and SteffenBohni NielsenPart One: Evaluative Approaches to Find Success2. Positive Thinking and Learning from EvaluationNicoletta Stame and Veronica Lo Presti3. Structuring Evaluations and Monitoring for LearningJohn Mayne4. Using Big Data to Identify SuccessJonathan D. Breul5. What Public Sector Organizations Can Learn from the Private Sector Evaluative Practices: The Case of the Balanced ScorecardR. Pablo Guerrero O.6. Focusing on Success: A Review of Everyday Practices of Organizational Learning in Public AdministrationKarol OlejniczakPart Two: Case Studies in Finding Success7. Building on Success to Succeed: The Role of Evaluation in Evidence-Based Policymaking in DenmarkDaniel Schwartz Bojsen and Line Dybdal8. Managing Evaluative Knowledge: The Case of Mothers' AidSteffen Bohni Nielsen9. Indicators of Success: Using Information and Learning to Support an Effective Performance Audit FunctionJeremy Lonsdale and Ruth Stewart10. Conditions for Evaluation Success in the Education SectorClaus C. Rebien and Andreas Hougaard11. Sustaining the Success of Sustainable Road Safety: The Contributions of Responsive Evaluation and Performance IndicatorsPeter van der Knaap12. The Power of Positive Evaluation: Bridging Evaluative Inquiry, Learning, and SuccessPeter van der Knaap, Steffen Bohni Nielsen, andRudi TurksemaList of ContributorsIndex
Series Title: Comparative policy evaluation series, v. 22.
Responsibility: Steffen Bohni Nielsen, Rudi Turksema, and Peter van der Knaap, editors ; with a foreword by Ray C. Rist.


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