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Author Funnell, Sue C., 1951-

Title Purposeful program theory : effective use of theories of change and logic models / Sue C. Funnell and Patricia J. Rogers.

Imprint San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, 2011.
Publication Info. 2011


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Description 1 online resource (550 pages).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Research Methods for the Social Sciences ; v. 31
Research methods for the social sciences.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 519-536) and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
Summary 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 your particular situation, drawing on the fifty-year history of program theory and the authors' experiences over more than twenty-five years. "From needs assessment to intervention.
Subject Evaluation research (Social action programs)
SCIENCE -- Research & Methodology.
Evaluation research (Social action programs) (OCoLC)fst00916979
Sozialer Wandel
Program Evaluation -- methods.
Evaluation Studies as Topic.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Rogers, Patricia J.
Other Form: Print version: Funnell, Sue C., 1951- Purposeful program theory. San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, 2011 9780470478578 (DLC) 2010034870 (OCoLC)660161852
ISBN 9780470939888 (electronic bk.)
0470939885 (electronic bk.)
9780470939895 (ebk)
0470939893 (ebk)
9781118004333 (ebk)
1118004337 (ebk)
Standard No. AU@ 000053270146
DEBSZ 397002033
DEBSZ 425884120
DEBSZ 431000298
DEBSZ 449245896

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