Isolation of Results: Defining the Impact of the Programby Jack J. Phillips
Isolation of Results is the third of six books in the Measurement and Evaluation Series from Pfeiffer. The proven ROI Methodology--developed by the ROI Institute--provides a practical system for evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis, and reporting. All six books in the series offer the latest tools, most current research, and
Isolation of Results
Isolation of Results is the third of six books in the Measurement and Evaluation Series from Pfeiffer. The proven ROI Methodology--developed by the ROI Institute--provides a practical system for evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis, and reporting. All six books in the series offer the latest tools, most current research, and practical advice for measuring ROI in a variety of settings.
To bring credibility to a project it is vital to isolate the effects of a program on business data. Isolation of Results focuses on this critical topic, arguably the most valuable part of the ROI Methodology. The authors acknowledge that other factors can influence results, and this important resource shows a variety of ways in which the effects of the program can be isolated from other influences. The techniques presented include the most reliable and rigorous approaches and also contain the more subjective methods. Isolation of Results offers a comprehensive review of the topic and contains information about using control group arrangements, trend line analysis, forecasting, expert estimation, and adjustments. The book also addresses issues of credibility of the method.
Meet the Author
Jack J. Phillips is chairman of the ROI Institute, Inc. A world-renowned expert on measurement and evaluation, Phillips provides consulting services to Fortune 500 companies and workshops for major conference providers throughout the world. Phillips is the author or editor of more than thirty books and more than one hundred articles.
Bruce C. Aaron is responsible for research and evaluation of learning and knowledge management initiatives within Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company. During his tenure, Accenture Education has received several awards from professional associations for excellence in measurement and evaluation, including the 2004 ASTD ROI Impact
Study of the Year award.
The ROI Institute, Inc., is a benchmarking, research, and information sharing organization that provides consulting services, workshops, and certification in the ROI Methodology. Widely considered the leading authority on evaluation and measurement of learning and development in organizations, the ROI Institute conducts workshops and offers certification for thousands of practitioners through a variety of strategic partners.
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