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Performance Evaluation: Proven Approaches for Improving Program and Organizational Performance by Ingrid Guerra-López

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STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

The SCM has the following strengths and weaknesses.

Strengths

  • It takes into account the specific experiences of participants in the training.
  • Its simplicity increases the probability that evaluation will be conducted.
  • It takes into account the causal factors for success and failure.

Weaknesses

  • It relies exclusively on qualitative methods and self-reports.
  • It does not account for the majority of experiences, only the extremes.
  • Stakeholders can see it as insufficiently rigorous.

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