Multiple deadlines and travel have been getting in the way of either Jane or me posting on the many evaluation issues in the news at the moment. But I hope to see some Genuine Evaluation readers at tonight’s panel discussion in San Francisco, co-hosted by the San Francisco Bay Area Evaluators and The Evaluators
Read the whole post –> Appropriate simplicity? Discussion tonight San Francisco
Policy that is developed in response to clearly identified needs and through careful processes of community engagement – while being feasible in an adversarial political system and short timeframes? Time for the Hollowmen to show us how it can be done.
Read the whole post –> Friday Funny – community engagement and evidence-based policy
Developing good performance indicators is not easy. The history of their use is littered with examples of how they can produce a distorted picture of performance and provide dysfunctional incentives. Burt Perrin’s report to the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) Implementing the vision – addressing challenges to results-focused management
Read the whole post –> Punished for productivity – poor use of an average in performance evaluation