Program Evaluation and Performance Measurement An Introduction to Practice

ISBN-10: 1412978319
ISBN-13: 9781412978316
Edition: 2nd 2013
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List price: $91.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/25/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Program Evaluation and Performance Measurement: An Introduction to Practice, Second Edition offers an accessible, practical introduction to program evaluation and performance measurement for public and non-profit organizations, and has been extensively updated since the first edition. Using examples, it covers topics in a detailed fashion, making it a useful guide for students as well as practitioners who are participating in program evaluations or constructing and implementing performance measurement systems. Authors James C. McDavid, Irene Huse, and Laura R. L. Hawthorn guide readers through conducting quantitative and qualitative program evaluations, needs assessments, cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses, as well as constructing, implementing and using performance measurement systems. The importance of professional judgment is highlighted throughout the book as an intrinsic feature of evaluation practice. KEY FEATURES· Guides readers through conducting quantitative and qualitative program evaluations and needs assessments, as well as constructing and implementing performance measurement systems· Demonstrates how program evaluation and performance measurement are complementary ways of supporting evidence-based management and decision making· Covers the hot topic of professional judgment· Provides audiences with reader friendly checklists to underscore key points 

James C. McDavid (PhD, Indiana, 1975) is a professor of Public Administration at the University of Victoria . He is a specialist in program evaluation, performance measurement, and the production of local government services. He has conducted extensive research and evaluations focusing on federal, state, provincial, and local governments in the United States and Canada . His published research articles include comparisons of the efficiency of local government service production across Canada , which has become a benchmark for comparison of alternative production arrangements for local government services. He is currently a member of the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation. nbsp; In 1993, Dr. McDavid won the prestigious University of Victoria Alumni Association Teaching Award . In 1996, he won the J.E. Hodgetts Award for the best English language article published in Canadian Public Administration. From 1990 to 1996, he was Dean of the Faculty of Human and Social Development at the University of Victoria .

Laura R. L. Hawthorn (MA, Queen's University, MPA, University of Victoria ) is currently the Manager of Assessment Policy for the Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia .

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