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The web of institutionalisation: Assessing Uptake of ToC Thinking in Hivos

This document introduces and elaborates on the notion of the 'web' of institutionalisation by Levy (1996) as part of the internal assessment by Hivos of the institutionalisation of Theory of Change thinking. It zooms in on the core elements, presented by Levy as the citizen's, policy, organizational and delivery sphere and lists guiding questions for each sphere, specifically formulated for Hivos' internal assessment.

The need for institutional change in capacity development of tertiary agricultural education

Authors: Mundie Salm, Gerard Baltissen, Richard Hawkins, Jifke Sol, Ruud Ludemann, Anouka van Eerdewijk, Mariana Wongtschowski, Driek Enserink and Marlene Roefs.

Publication date: October 2014

The web of institutionalisation: Assessing Uptake of ToC Thinking in Hivos

This document introduces and elaborates on the notion of the 'web' of institutionalisation by Levy (1996) as part of the internal assessment by Hivos of the institutionalisation of Theory of Change thinking. It zooms in on the core elements, presented by Levy as the citizen's, policy, organizational and delivery sphere and lists guiding questions for each sphere, specifically formulated for Hivos' internal assessment.

Examining the relationship between community participation and program outcomes in a metaevaluation

Authors: Nkwake, A.M. et alii.
Publication date: 2013, In: Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, Vol 9 (20)

The salience of stakeholder participation in community development is not disputed. However, there is a paucity of evidence that clearly links participation with program outcomes. By means of a metaevaluation, the authors examined the link between participation and program outcomes.

Partnerships with People

Author: Department of Trade & Industry, UK et al. 
Publication Date: 2000
 
Demonstrating how innovative and successful organisations bring the best out of their people to achieve significantly enhanced business performance.

Smart tools for evaluating the performance of information products and services

Author: CTA 
Publication Date: 2002 

In November 2002, KIT, CTA, and IICD organised a workshop on Smart tools for evaluating the performance of information products and services at KIT in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Other LEAP IMPACT partners were also involved in the initiative, many of whom represented various organisations in African, Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) states, Canada and Europe.

Institutionalising Partnerships - lessons from the front line

Athor: Ros Tennyson

"Institutionalising Partnerships reviews three different partnerships and uses the findings to explore what happens beyond the early negotiation and building phases of a partnership.

Learning for Change: Principles and practices of learning organisations

Author: Bruce Britton
Publication Date: 2002 

This is an excellent document that provides a clear overview of what being a learning organization can entail for a development organization.

Manual for the Gender Self-Assessment

Author: Gender and Development Training Centre
Publication Date: 2004

Also available in Spanish, French and Portuguese.