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Purposeful program theory : effective use of theories of change and logic models

Author: Sue C Funnell; Patricia J Rogers
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2011.
Series: Research methods for the social sciences.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between good intentions and great results lies a program theory-not just a list of tasks but a vision of what needs to happen, and how. Now widely used in government and not-for-profit organizations, program theory provides a coherent picture of how change occurs and how to improve performance. Purposeful Program Theory shows how to develop, represent, and use program theory thoughtfully and strategically to suit  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Funnell, Sue C., 1951-
Purposeful program theory.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, 2011
(DLC) 2010034870
(OCoLC)660161852
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sue C Funnell; Patricia J Rogers
ISBN: 9780470939888 0470939885 9780470939895 0470939893 9781118004333 1118004337
OCLC Number: 707720458
Description: 1 online resource (550 pages)
Contents: The promise and risks of using program theory --
The essence of program theory overview how program theory works --
Variations of program theory over time overview --
Common myths and traps overview --
Scoping intended uses of program theory --
The nature of the situation and the intervention overview.
Series Title: Research methods for the social sciences.
Responsibility: Sue C. Funnell and Patricia J. Rogers.

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Program Theory in Evaluation Practice is a ground-breaking reference that teaches how to develop an explicit causal model that links an intervention (project, program or policy) with its intended or  Read more...

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