Handbook of Improving Performance in the Workplace, Measurement and Evaluation / Edition 1

Handbook of Improving Performance in the Workplace, Measurement and Evaluation / Edition 1

by James L. Moseley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470190671

ISBN-13: 9780470190678

Pub. Date: 12/09/2009

Publisher: Wiley

HANDBOOK of IMPROVING PERFORMANCE IN THE WORKPLACE

Volume 3: Measurement and Evaluation

Volume Three of the Handbook of Improving Performance in the Workplace focuses on Measurement and Evaluation and represents an invaluable addition to the literature that supports the field and practice of Instructional Systems Design.

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Overview

HANDBOOK of IMPROVING PERFORMANCE IN THE WORKPLACE

Volume 3: Measurement and Evaluation

Volume Three of the Handbook of Improving Performance in the Workplace focuses on Measurement and Evaluation and represents an invaluable addition to the literature that supports the field and practice of Instructional Systems Design.

With contributions from leading national scholars and practitioners, this volume is filled with information on time-tested theories, leading-edge research, developments, and applications and provides a comprehensive review of the most pertinent information available on critical topics, including: Measuring and Evaluating Learning and Performance, Designing Evaluation, Qualitative and Quantitative Performance Measurements, Evidence-based Performance Measurements, Analyzing Data, Planning Performance Measurement and Evaluation, Strategies for Implementation, Business Evaluation Strategy, Measurement and Evaluation in Non-Profit Sectors, among many others. It also contains illustrative case studies and performance support tools.

Sponsored by International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), the Handbook of Improving Performance in the Workplace, three-volume reference, covers three core areas of interest including Instructional Design and Training Delivery, Selecting and Implementing Performance Interventions, and Measurement and Evaluation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470190678
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/09/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Case Studies, Exhibits, Figures, Performance Support Tools, and Tables xiii

Introduction to Volume Three xvii

Acknowledgements xxv

PART ONE: PERSPECTIVES IN MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION 1

1 Measurement, Evaluation, and Research: Feedback for Decision Making 3

Carl Binder

2 Measurement and Evaluation in the Workplace 25
Lori G. Bosteder, Darlene Russ-Eft

3 Unleashing the Positive Power of Measurement in the Workplace 43
Dean R. Spitzer

4 Relating Training to Business Performance: The Case for a Business Evaluation Strategy 59
William J Tarnacki II, Eileen R. Banchoff

5 Success Case Methodology in Measurement and Evaluation 76
Anne M. Apking, Tim Mooney

PART TWO: PILLARS IN MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION 95

6 Needs Assessment: A Lighthouse Beacon 97
Catherine M. Sleezer, Darlene Russ-Eft

7 The Impact Evaluation Process 113
Ingrid J. Guerra-López

8 Full-Scope Evaluation: Do You “Really Oughta, Wanna”? 128
Joan C. Dessinger, James L. Moseley

9 How to Use Kirkpatrick's Taxonomy Effectively in the Workplace 142
Richard B. Pearlstein

10 Ethical Considerations in Performance Measurement 161
David L. Solomon

PART THREE: MOSAICS IN MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION 177

11 Performance-Based Evaluation: Tools, Techniques, and Tips 179
Judith A. Hale

12 Testing Strategies: Verifying Capability to Perform 200
Peter R. Hybert

13 The Business of Program Evaluation: ROI 219
Patti P. Phillips, Jack J. Phillips

14 Integrated Evaluation: Improving Performance Improvement 240
Nancy B. Hastings

15 Using Evaluation Results to Improve Human Performance Technology Projects 256
Carol K. Diroff

PART FOUR: FRONTIERS IN MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION 273

16 Understanding Context: Evaluation and Measurement in Not-for-Profit Sectors 275
Dale C. Brandenburg

17 Using New Technology to Create a User-Friendly Evaluation Process 296
William J. Rothwell, Anita Pane Whiteford

18 New Kids on the Block: Evaluation in Practice 314
Debra M. Smith

19 Expanding Scope of Evaluation in Today's Organizations 339
Darlene Russ-Eft

20 The Changing Role of Evaluators and Evaluation 354
Roger Chevalier

About the Editors 375

About the Contributors 377

Name Index 388

Subject Index 393

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