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  1. Evaluating complex and unfolding interventions in real time

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    Guide
    2012

    This article from Tom Ling outlines the use of uncertainty and complexity in a Theory of Change-based approach to evaluating complex interventions.

  2. Webinar: Challenges that Complexity Poses for Monitoring and Evaluation and Systemic Thinking as a Means to Cope

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    Discussion paper
    2015

    This webinar by Ricardo Wilson-Grau for the Systems and Peace: Emerging Frontiers Webinar Series, explores the strengths and weaknesses of how Wilson-Grau broaches the subject of complexity and systems thinking with clients who engage him to support them in developing monitoring (or M&E) mechanisms or to evaluate their work.

  3. Principles-Focused Evaluation The GUIDE

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    Guide
    2018

    How can programs and organizations ensure they are adhering to core principles—and assess whether doing so is yielding desired results? From evaluation pioneer Michael Quinn Patton, this book introduces the principles-focused evaluation (P-FE) approach and demonstrates its relevance and application in a range of settings. 

  4. The visual representation of complexity: Definitions, examples and learning points

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    Overview
    2018

    This visual overview was developed through a research process that identified, defined and illustrated 16 key features of complex systems. The research addresses the need for images that are widely understood across different fields and sectors for researchers, policy makers, and design practitioners and contributes to an evolving visual language of complexity.

  5. Dealing With Complexity in Development Evaluation- A Practical Approach

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    Guide
    2015

    This book offers practical guidance to policymakers, managers, and evaluation practitioners on how to design and implement complexity-responsive evaluations that can be undertaken in the real world of time, budget, data, and political constraints.