The Value and Limits of Intuition

Jenny Connected

The instinct to imitate is so important and explains how we learn so much. Learning begins at 45 minutes of life and babies respond to a smiling face within 48 hours. Novices start by learning the rules and sticking to these rules.

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My personal year of learning about evaluation

Chris Corrigan

For a number of years I have been studying and learning about evaluation. To be honest, working primarily in the non-profit world and working for social good and social change, evaluation alway seemed to me to be the bugaboo that ruined the party. Evaluation Featured

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What You Can Learn from Your Employee Networks

Partnering Resources

This article is especially relevant for those who: Lead or sponsor Employee Resource Groups Evaluate difficult-to-measure human variables within organizations Use network analysis to assess and track organization behavior over time Want to know whether their ERGs actually make a difference.

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Capacity building and scaling a participatory approach

Chris Corrigan

You can read a summary of our five year evaluation of this program here ). We continue to developmentally evaluate as we go, and as a result, each cohort is different, each curriculum is slightly changed and we find new and more relevant ways to introduce people to this practice.

2019 69

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

A book review from Duncan Green, whose work on power, evaluation, and complexity in international development, I much admire. Understanding the Learner and the Learning Process. Complexity Design Evaluation Leadership Learning Power

2019 58

Planning in pure dialogue

Chris Corrigan

We have run this leadership program for 8 years now, putting around 400 people through a nine month intensive program of residential and applied learning. Long before there were professional facilitators and methods for strategizing, decision making and evaluating, there was dialogue.

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