Evaluation In Organizations

A Systematic Approach To Enhancing Learning, Performance, And Change

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By Darlene Russ-Eft

By Hallie Preskill

By Joshua B. Jordan

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Take control of your resources and get the most out of your work with this helpful guide to organization and productivity  

From new product launches to large-scale training initiatives, organizations need the tools to measure the effectiveness of their programs, processes, and systems.In the third edition of Evaluation in Organizations, learning theory and evaluation experts Darlene Russ-Eft, Hallie Preskill, and Joshua B. Jordan integrate the most current research with practical application to provide the definitive resource on organizational evaluation for managers, human resource professionals, students, and teachers. From designing surveys and interviews to analyzing data to communicating results, the authors present a systematic and rigorous approach to conducting evaluations and using them to foster learning and enhance performance at all levels.

Fully revised and updated to reflect new developments in the field, this comprehensive new edition of Evaluation in Organizations is designed to be accessible to as many different learning styles as possible.

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  • "Evaluation in organizations has never been more vital as a foundation for learning, performance, and change. There are no better guides than Darlene Russ-Eft, Hallie Preskill, and Joshua Jordan for the journey with this updated, state-of-the-art, and must-have book to learn how to conduct and lead impactful evaluations."
    Kenneth Bartlett, University of Minnesota
  • "Seeing the value of money spent on programs and projects is at the top of senior leaders' minds worldwide. This includes the impact and return on investment in major initiatives. Russ-Eft, Preskill, and Jordan provide an excellent reference on approaches to evaluating programs in organizations — a reference that should be read, used, and referred to often."
    Patti P. Phillips, PhD, Chief Executive Officers, ROI Institute, Inc.
  • "This is a one-stop shop when it comes to the theory, research and practice of evaluation in organizations. It is expansive and comprehensive in its distillation of research findings, and its insights for conducting evaluation at multiple organizations levels are actionable and realistic. I highly recommend this excellent work."
    Thomas Garavan, Professor of Leadership, University College, Cork, Ireland

On Sale
Jul 9, 2024
Page Count
656 pages
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Darlene Russ-Eft

About the Author

Darlene Russ-Eft is a clinical faculty member in the department of technology, leadership, and innovation and a professor emeritus at Oregon State University.

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Hallie Preskill

About the Author

Hallie Preskill is an independent evaluation and learning adviser and consultant with nonprofit and philanthropic organizations.

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