Monthly Archives: November 2019

The Difference Between Technical and Adaptive Change

Last week I was in Minneapolis for the American Evaluation Association conference, and amongst the many excellent presentations was a plenary discussion about the difference between technical and adaptive change. It was called “Leadership for Evaluators: Engaging Clients in Adaptive Work” and was presented by Harvard lecturer Ron Heifetz. The core of his message was […]
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Kinds of Impact

There’s a lot of discussion about impact these days, and it’s pretty clear that the word is being used in slightly different ways. In some cases, it’s just being used as a word that means “consequences” or “effect” as a generic way of talking about something that’s happened as a result of something else. “That’s […]
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