By Dione Hills, Principal Researcher Consultant (The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations)
24th July 2019
Why complex evaluations fail:
People attending CECAN trainings and events often want to hear about evaluations that ‘failed’ because the wrong (i.e. not complexity appropriate) methods or approach were used. Providing such examples is not easy: accounts of evaluations that ‘fail’ are rarely published, and when we have examples from our own practice, confidentiality – or embarrassment – can make it hard to talk about these in public.