Refining Theories of Change

Refining Theories of Change

The Journal of Multidisciplinary Evaluation just published an article Lovely Dhillon and I wrote on Refining Theories of Change: In it, we try to explain how we understand and use Theories of Change, and it includes some visual new pieces, like this one that...
5 common Programme archetypes (and their ToCs)

5 common Programme archetypes (and their ToCs)

Hi! I’m back!!! Last spring I had the chance to work extensively with Theories of Change – those interesting, controversial tools. To better prepare, I used Patricia Rogers and Sue Funnell’s book “Purposeful Program Theory: Effective Use of Theories of Change...
Change and Theories of Change (ToCs)

Change and Theories of Change (ToCs)

Inspired by a conversation with Joseph Barnes in which he made me realize how change exists and happens at many levels, whether we know it or not, I created this very simple graphs to represent this idea: And those changes are not isolated. They interact and some of...
Innovative ways of presenting ToC

Innovative ways of presenting ToC

Last October at the American Evaluation Association conference in Atlanta (Georgia, USA),  Lovely Dhillon (Jodevi Consulting) and I presented to a standing-room only audience the capacity-building session about “Innovative Ways of Presenting Theories of Change.”...