The most significant lessons about the most significant change technique

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dc.contributor.author Willetts, Juliet en_US
dc.contributor.author Crawford, Paul en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:33:38Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-21T02:33:38Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier 2007002265 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Willetts Juliet and Crawford Paul 2007, 'The most significant lessons about the most significant change technique', Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 367-379. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0961-4524 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/4480
dc.description.abstract This article presents field-based insights into the application of the Most Significant Change (MSC) technique as a method to monitor social change resulting from a development intervention. Documentation of this innovative qualitative monitoring technique is slowly growing, but is mostly limited to grey literature. In particular, there is a lack of rigorous investigation to assess the complexities and challenges of applying the technique with integrity in the development context. The authors employ a conceptual model of monitoring and evaluation practicalities (the M&E Data Cycle ) for a systematic examination of the challenges to, and key components of, successful application of the MSC technique. They provide a detailed analysis of how MSC was employed in two projects in Laos, extracting the lessons learned and insights generated. This practice-based information can inform future deployment of the MSC technique and contribute to its development en_US
dc.publisher Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version
dc.title The most significant lessons about the most significant change technique en_US
dc.parent Development in Practice en_US
dc.journal.volume 17 en_US
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation Oxford en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 367 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 379 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCRch.Institute for Sustainable Futures en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 160700 en_US
dc.personcode 020106 en_US
dc.personcode 111258 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Social Work en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords Methods; Aid; East Asia en_US
dc.staffid 111258 en_US


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