Journal article

Evaluation Champions: A Literature Review

Alison Rogers, Amy Gullickson

Journal of Multidisciplinary Evaluation | Western Michigan University. The Evaluation Center | Published : 2018

Abstract

Background: Numerous studies call for the identification and engagement of evaluation champions in the implementation of an evaluation initiative. However, no agreed definition of an evaluation champion exists in the extant literature. Published studies on evaluation champions are limited and motivations of evaluation champions are not well understood. Understanding of how evaluation champions interact with their colleagues to generate momentum for change is lacking. Purpose: This article explores champions in organizational settings and highlights the need for an increased understanding of evaluation champions. The research question posed is, ‘What does the literature tell us about evaluat..

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