Evaluation and the logic of recommendations

Royce Sadler D. (1984) Evaluation and the logic of recommendations. Evaluation Review, 8 2: 261-268. doi:10.1177/0193841X8400800207


Author Royce Sadler D.
Title Evaluation and the logic of recommendations
Journal name Evaluation Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1552-3926
Publication date 1984
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1177/0193841X8400800207
Volume 8
Issue 2
Start page 261
End page 268
Total pages 8
Subject 3300 Social Sciences
1201 Architecture
Abstract It is common practice to associate recommendations for program improvement with evaluation reports. In this article, several classes of recommendations are identified, and aspects of one class are explored in some detail. Consideration is given to certain logical, methodological, and practical issues relating to the derivation of recommendations that specify remedial actions. It is argued that formulating sets of such recommendations generally takes place in environments characterized by indeterminacy, a point that is not sufficiently recognized. The conclusion is reached that evaluation and radical program redesign probably ought to be kept separate.
Q-Index Code C1
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Institutional Status Unknown

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