Evaluation in Organizations: A Systematic Approach to Enhancing Learning, Performance, and Change (Paperback)

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Take control of your resources and get the most out of your work with this helpful guide on 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 Evaluation in Organizations, learning theory experts Darlene Russ-Eft and Hallie Preskill integrate the most current research with practical applications to provide a fully revised new edition of this essential resource for managers, human resource professionals, students, and teachers.

About the Author


Darlene Russ-Eft is Professor and Chair of the Department of Adult and Higher Education Leadership, at Oregon State University. She was the former Director of Research Services at AchieveGlobal, Inc. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Hallie Preskill is Director of Strategic Learning and Evaluation with FSG Social Impact Advisors, a nonprofit organization that works with foundations, nonprofits, corporations, and governments to accelerate the change of social progress. She lives in Seattle.

Praise For…


Ricardo A. Millett, Director of Evaluation, Kellogg Foundation 
“Russ-Eft and Preskill set out on an ambitious journey to provide a systematic and comprehensive approach to the theory and practice of evaluation—and they deliver!”

Mark Easterby-Smith, Professor of Management Learning, Lancaster University
“Russ-Eft and Preskill have written a valuable book that applies a collaborative approach to evaluation. Not only do they provide a comprehensive and accessible overview of the evaluation theory, but also offer a rigorous review and critique of its methods and techniques. This is not just another evaluation cook-book, but a resource for the thinking evaluator.”
Product Details
ISBN: 9780465018666
ISBN-10: 0465018661
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2009
Pages: 552
Language: English