Presentation on theme: "1 Identifying Performance Indicators The Value of Logic Models Brian Frevel January 2004."— Presentation transcript:
1 Identifying Performance Indicators The Value of Logic Models Brian Frevel January 2004
2 What is a Logic Model? Identifies the logical sequence necessary to link activities with outcomes. Called a logic model because it is premised on “if…then…” statements. Strong roots in program evaluation. Many different approaches have been developed to implement logic models.
3 Main components of a Logic Model Organization or program goal. Clients and stakeholders of a program or service. Activities that result from delivery of program or service. Outcome statements and metrics (usually classified in short, intermediate and long term).
4 Advantages of a Logic Model Forces organizations to think about the programs and services that they are providing, and what impacts/outcomes they are trying to achieve. Sets direction for indicator development. Differentiates level of accountability.
5 SRD’s Approach-A Performance Management Framework High level overview published in the business plan. Statements of what success would look like are identified for each main business goal. Statements are divided into “output” and “outcome”.
6 SRD’s Approach-A Performance Management Framework Output statements: describe the nature of program efficiency and/or effectiveness (program specific). Outcome statements: descriptions that reflect changes in external environment. All statements will eventually be backed up by metrics that identify and track progress. Examples…
7 Working with Logic Models Logic models need to be tailored to your organization’s needs. Logic models are a useful tool for performance management—they do not replace hard work and valid, reliable research. Linkages in models are assumed. Evolving process