Toward better research on-and thinking about-evaluation influence, especially in multisite evaluations

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Abstract

Evaluation is typically carried out with the intention of making a difference in the understandings and actions of stakeholders and decision makers. The author provides a general review of the concepts of evaluation "use," evaluation "influence," and "influence pathways," with connections to multisite evaluations. The study of evaluation influence and influence pathways is briefly discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-119
Number of pages13
JournalNew Directions for Evaluation
Volume129
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research

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