Using Costs-Consequences Analysis in Any Organization

Using the OEM and the concept of costs-consequences, the following questions allow for the identification of what was missing for useful evaluation and continuous improvement to occur:

•   What data exist?

•   What data do not exist?

•   What are critical data required by the project/intervention to determine effectiveness, efficiency, and positive costs-consequences?

•   What Organizational Elements data exist?

•   What Organizational Elements data are missing complete and valid data?

•   Are the gaps between What Is and What Should Be identified?

•   Are all of the Organizational Elements linked? (Does a “flow” from element to element exist and is it justified?)

Why do this? It makes sense ...

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