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Building effective evaluation capacity

lessons from practice

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administrative agencies -- Evaluation.,
  • Executive departments -- Evaluation.,
  • Bureaucracy -- Evaluation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard Boyle, Donald Lemaire, editors.
    SeriesComparative policy analysis series
    ContributionsBoyle, Richard, 1955-, Lemaire, Donald.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF1351 .B83 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p. ;
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL378426M
    ISBN 101560003960
    LC Control Number98040492


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