Acknowledged author Peter M. Kettner wrote Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach (SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services) comprising 288 pages back in 2016. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1483388301 and 9781483388304. Since then Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach (SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services) textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $36.65 or rent at the marketplace.
The Fifth Edition of the classic Designing and Managing Programs for human services helps readers grasp the meaning and significance of measuring performance and evaluating outcomes. Authors Peter M. Kettner, Robert M. Moroney, and Lawrence L. Martin, all leaders in the field, incorporate the principles of effectiveness-based planning as they address the steps of designing, implementing, and evaluating a human services program at the local agency level. Meaningful examples at every stage of the process—from problem analysis and needs assessment to evaluating effectiveness and calculating costs—enhance reader understanding of how concepts are implemented in the real world.