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Designing an evaluation for a community health leadership initiative

The Leadership Learning Community Health Leadership Circle and the Center for Creative Leadership, hosted a peer consultation session using an on-line conference tool, WebEx. During the hour and half call, over 30 people provided insights, inquiries and tested advice to a team from the Center Creative Leadership who are partnering with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to develop "Ladder to Leadership: Developing the Next Generation of Community Health Leaders." read more »

Using EvaluLEAD

What experiences have you had developing and using EvaluLEAD results maps? How have you adapted EvaluLEAD in the contexts you are working in? read more »

Leadership innovation and the role of evaluation

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What is the role of evaluation in the process of leadership innovation? This is a question we discussed recently at a Boston Circle gathering. Debbie Frieze shared Berkana’s theory of change that starts with a premise that local leadership is a powerful force for innovation and change. Experimentation with new ideas and processes happens at the local level where leaders are responding to the conditions they face. They actively seek alternatives to “business as usual.” Innovation often inspires resistance because people are not easily able to let go of the old to make room for the new.  read more »

Preparation for Boston LLC meeting on 9/21/07

As you prepare to come to the Boston LLC meeting on September 21st to engage in a learning dialogue about "evaluating the emergence of leadership within networks and read more »

Networks and Communities of Practice: What is the difference?

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Networks and communities of practice are often terms that are used interchangeably. Is there a difference? read more »

Interactive on-line alumni directories

Have you created an interactive on-line directory that enables alumni of your program to connect with each other around shared interests and to find resources? read more »

Boundary Crossing Leadership Program Evaluation - The California Endowment

The California Endowment has funded seven grantees to develop and support boundary-crossing health leaders who have the capacity to work collaboratively on community health solutions. read more »

Learning about Networks

Welcome to the Evaluation Learning Circle blog space! We invite you to register to our site and create your own blog to share resources, ideas, and stimulate conversations about leadership development evaluation that are important to you. Here's my first blog post.... In the last few years there has been growing interest among those in the leadership development field to develop and strengthen leadership networks. One of the tools for understanding networks is Social Network Analysis (SNA). read more »

Handbook of Leadership Development Evaluation

Handbook of Leadership Development Evaluation

This book provides broad and practical information about how to conduct leadership development evaluations using a variety of approaches, many of which have been recently developed. We have intentionally sought authors from a variety of sectors (nonprofit, academic, for-profit, and governmental agencies) to increase the diversity of perspectives, expertise, and experiences represented in these pages.  read more »

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