Evaluation for practice improvement and organizational learning

Rogers, P and Williams, B 2006, 'Evaluation for practice improvement and organizational learning' in J. Green, M. Mark and I. Shaw (ed.) The Sage Handbook of Evaluation, Sage Publications, Great Britain, pp. 76-97.

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Title Evaluation for practice improvement and organizational learning
Author(s) Rogers, P
Williams, B
Year 2006
Title of book The Sage Handbook of Evaluation
Publisher Sage Publications
Place of publication Great Britain
Editor(s) J. Green
M. Mark
I. Shaw
Start page 76
End page 97
Subjects Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Summary One of the misconceptions of the performance movement is the notion that organizations are transformed by having information on how well they are doing. This optimism is rarely justified... It requires sustained political and managerial will to reorient an organization in response to information on what it is doing or hopes to accomplish. In fact, genuine organizational change may be a pre-condition for effective use of performance information. (Schick, 2003)
Copyright notice Chapter 3 © Patricia J. Rogers and Bob Williams 2006
Keyword(s) evaluation
organizational learning
ISBN 9780761973058
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