Evaluation Activities in Organizations

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    Evaluation Activities in Organizations

    Evaluation is carefully collecting information about something in order to
    make necessary decisions about it. There are a large number and wide variety
    of evaluations. Evaluation is closely related to performance management (whether
    about organizations, groups, processes or individuals), which includes identifying
    measures to assess progress toward achieving results.

    General Guidelines About Doing All Forms
    of Evaluation

    Overviews of Major Types of Evaluations

    Also consider
    General Resources
    Related Library Topics

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    General Guidelines About Doing All Forms of Evaluation

    How
    to Design Successful Evaluation and Assessment Plans

    Internal
    Eval Week: Pamela Bishop on Working as a New Internal Evaluator

    Internal
    Evaluation Week: Debbie Cohen on Working with External Evaluators

    Internal
    Eval Week: Anthony Kim on Balancing Dual Roles as an Internal Evaluator

    Stanley
    Capela and Ariana Brooks on Planting a Seed to Overcome Resistance to Evaluation

    Improving evaluation questions and answers: Getting
    actionable answers for real-world decision makers (takes long
    time to download)

    Jack Mills on
    Setting Up Evaluation Contracts

    Amy Germuth
    on Reporting Findings

    Our Ineffectiveness at Measuring Effectiveness
    How
    to Perform Evaluation Reports

    Donald L Kirkpatrick’s training evaluation model
    – the four levels of learning evaluation

    Overviews of Major Types of Evaluations

    Advertising
    Efforts

    Boards
    of Directors (For-Profit)
    Board
    of Directors (Nonprofit)
    Business
    Plans

    Chief Executive
    Evaluation

    Community
    Assessments

    Customer
    Satisfaction

    Employee
    Performance
    Financial Management Practices
    (For-Profit)

    Financial Management
    Practices (Nonprofit)

    Fundraising
    Practices in Nonprofits

    Human
    Resource Management Practices in Nonprofits

    Legal
    Activities in Nonprofits

    Marketing Management
    Management
    Functions (For-Profit)
    Management
    Functions (Nonprofit)

    Organizational
    Communications
    Organizations
    (For-Profit)
    Organizations
    (Nonprofit)

    Organizational
    Performance

    Program
    Evaluation

    Sales Performance
    Self-Assessments
    Strategic Planning Practices
    Team Performance
    Training
    and Development

    General Resources

    American Evaluation Association Public Library
    American Evaluation
    Association Discussion List
    Innovation Network


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