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Measuring the performance of human service programs

Lawrence L. Martin

Measuring the performance of human service programs

by Lawrence L. Martin

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Published by Sage Publications in Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human services -- Evaluation -- Methodology,
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs),
  • Present value analysis

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLawrence L. Martin and Peter M. Kettner.
    ContributionsKettner, Peter M., 1936-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV11 .M3494 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22974591M
    ISBN 109781412970617
    LC Control Number2008055823

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About This Product. MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN SERVICE PROGRAMS, 5th Edition introduces topics germane to management and administration; evidence-based and empirically supported practice, challenges of management, environments of human service agencies, program design, organizational theory and design, human resources, supervisory relationships, finances, information systems, program.

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Reviewed by Shana Schuyten, Louisiana State University. Shana Schuyten Louisiana State University.Almost everyone in the human service field would agree that there is not sufficient information about whether or not most human service programs are doing what they are supposed to be doing.

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