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  1. Sourcebook on results based management in the EU Structural Funds

    Resource
    Guide
    2013

    This Sourcebook, authored by Benedict Wauters, coordinator of the Community of Practice on Results Based Management (COP RBM), provides insights and advice from leaders in the field of Results Based Management (RBM).

  2. Presenting Results

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    Guide

    This module from the International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) provides a detailed outline of the methods and processes for presenting evaluation results. The information is presented in a series of lessons with tips and quizzes for each section.

  3. Using (Reach and) Results Chains to Understand (Plan, Measure and Evaluate) Complex Multi-level Interventions

    Resource
    2014

    A powerpoint put together by Steve Montague. It addresses the problem that our mental models are too simplistic and proposes that evaluators need to recognise reach, the intended target of influence by a program or organisation, as well as results. In addition, Montague proposes that evaluators should facilitate evaluative activities and learning, create evaluative information, take a systems approach adapted to linear culture, and use a common lense and language.

  4. Measuring results: the demand-side revolution

    Resource
    2011

    This blog from NGO Performance outlines a process for monitoring the performance of NGOs based on demand, rather than supply. 

  5. Selecting Impact/Outcome Evaluation Designs: A Decision-Making Table and Checklist Approach

    Resource
    Guide
    2009

    This article from Paul Duignan is aimed at supporting evaluators decide which impact/outcome evaluation design is most appropriate to use. A decision-making table approach is provided to assist in the selection of one of the seven possible groups of impact/outcome evaluation.

  6. How to make toast- An exercise in Group Model Building

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    Tool
    2013

    This 9 minute TED Talk outlines the process and benefits of group model building exercises, using the example of 'making toast'. This exercise could be used to help build group model building skills in a team, or adapted to tackle a real-life problem.

  7. Country-led monitoring and evaluation systems: Better evidence, better policies, better development results

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    Overview
    2009

    This book from UNICEF provides a number of chapters considering why country-led monitoring and evaluation systems are important and some best practice examples of how they have been used.

  8. Check Results Match Expert Predictions

    Evaluation Option

    Expert predictions can be a useful part of developing the program theory. Program staff can draw expert predictions from the literature or by engaging a group of experts.

  9. How to manage an Evaluation and disseminate its Results

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    Guide

    This guide from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) outlines the roles and responsibilities of evaluation managers during and after the evaluation has taken place.

  10. Learning how to learn: eight lessons for impact evaluations to make a difference

    Resource
    Guide
    2011

    This background note from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) outlines some of the key lessons that have been learnt through recent and ongoing work in impact evaluations,  utilisation-focused evaluations and evidence-based policy.

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