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52 weeks of BetterEvaluation: Week 23: Tips for delivering negative results

Jessica.SinclairTaylor's picture 14th June 2013 by Jessica.SinclairTaylor

It’s a scenario many evaluators dread: the time has come to present your results to the commissioner, and you’ve got bad news. Failing to strike the right balance between forthrightness and diplomacy can mean you either don’t get your message across, or alienate your audience.