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This ground-breaking book is designed to enable nurses to understand the process of planned change. It presents overviews of three widely accepted change theories as well as a new systems-orientated planned change theory, and shows the implications of the theories for nursing practice.

Did It Work?: (Evaluation)
Did it work?: (Evaluation)

Evaluation examines the degree to which the conduct and outcomes of a planned change event coincide with the values of people involved in it. Evaluation of a change episode can address the validity of the diagnosis; the impact of the innovation; the goodness of fit between the theory, strategies, and tactics and the change situation; and the effectiveness of the application of the change theory, strategies, and tactics.

Analysis is evaluation's twin sister. It precedes evaluation and identifies the ...

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