Evaluating the evaluation: Understanding the utility and limitations of evaluation as a tool for organizational learning

  title={Evaluating the evaluation: Understanding the utility and limitations of evaluation as a tool for organizational learning},
  author={Joanne Reeve and Denise Peerbhoy},
  journal={Health Education Journal},
  pages={120 - 131}
Objective Organizational learning, underpinned by evidence-based health care, and greater user involvement in planning and delivery were key objectives of the NHS Plan. Evaluation, and specifically participatory evaluation, offers the potential to address these elements of the NHS modernization agenda. We discuss the strengths and limitations of evaluation in delivering the modernization agenda through use of a case study — the evaluation of a Healthy Living Centre project, catchon2us! Setting… 

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