Whenever I teach evaluation, I warn the group that I carry pompoms. I self-identify as a program evaluation cheerleader, although early on I struggled with understanding the source of others’ resistance to evaluation. It seems people often equate program—or impact—evaluation with their trepidations about their own performance evaluation.
Two completely different things, right? Even if one of the variables in the program evaluation design is “employee,” it isn’t to determine whether employees are doing their jobs, but rather, to see if different employees have different Read more