Impact assessment

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The impactImpact assessment tag is for posts relevant to "measuring"a means of measuring the effectiveness of organisational activities and judging the significance of changes brought about by those activities" (source)(International Federation of Red Cross 2005), as well as cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis, which compare impacts and costs. The activities and interventions need not be tied to any specific organization. This could include posts which include impact assessments; which discuss pros, cons, and best practices for impact assessment; or which discuss theories of change or forecasts of impacts, against which measured impacts could later be compared.

Bibliography

International Federation of Red Cross (2005) The problem of impact, IFRC, February 16.

The Impact Assessmentimpact assessment tag is for posts relevant to "measuring the effectiveness of organisational activities and judging the significance of changes brought about by those activities" (source), as well as cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis, which compare impacts and costs. The activities and interventions need not be tied to any specific organization. This could include posts which include impact assessments; which discuss pros, cons, and best practices for impact assessment; or which discuss theories of change or forecasts of impacts, against which measured impacts could later be compared.

The Impact Assessment tag is for posts relevant to "measuring the effectiveness of organisational activities and judging the significance of changes brought about by those activities" (source)., as well as cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis, which compare impacts and costs. The activities and interventions need not be tied to any specific organization. This could include posts which include impact assessments; which discuss pros, cons, and best practices for impact assessment; or which discuss theories of change or forecasts of impacts, against which measured impacts could later be compared. 

See also Org Strategy, Statistical Methods, and Research MethodsMethods,Cause Prioritization and Less-Discussed Causes.

The Impact Assessment tag is for posts relevant to "measuring the effectiveness of organisational activities and judging the significance of changes brought about by those activities" (source). This could include posts which include impact assessments; which discuss pros, cons, and best practices for impact assessment; or which discuss theories of change or forecasts of impacts, against which measured impacts could later be compared. 

See alsoOrg Strategy,Statistical Methods, andResearch Methods.