Functions, Methods and Concepts in Evaluation Research (BOK)

Wolfgang Meyer, Reinhard Stockmann

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Evaluation research has been subject to a tremendous boom in recent years advancing to become an important instrument for analysing the effectiveness of government programmes as well as reviewing the performance of and auditing both public and private sector organisations. The purpose of this book is to explore the advances that have taken place in evaluation research and to place these advances in their correct context thus providing a comprehensive and impelling overview of the subject. As well as exploring various concepts, theories and methods used in evaluation, this volume also presents the societal function of evaluation and the social processes associated with performing effective evaluations. By using examples from all over the world the books shows the typical way in which evaluations are processed and how they can be used in a variety of policy fields. It is a must-read for students and scholars with a background in evaluation as well as newcomers to the subject who will find this new contribution to the literature on the subject an invaluable tool.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Reinhard Stockmann, Wolfgang Meyer
Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9781137012463
Antall sider 352 Vekt 454 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Public administration, Political science & theory, Central government policies, Public opinion & polls