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Evaluation in use: the practitioner view of effective evaluation

Gregory, Anne, Mehta, A and Xavier, R (2006) Evaluation in use: the practitioner view of effective evaluation. PRism, 4 (2). ISSN 1448-4404

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Abstract

While the academic literature has paid much
attention to public relations evaluation over the
past decade (Baskin, Aronoff & Lattimore,
1997; Cutlip, Center & Broom, 2006; Dozier &
Repper, 1992; Walker, 1994; Watson, 2001),
many studies have suggested practitioner use of
evaluation methods remains limited (Gregory,
2001; Macnamara, 2002; Pieczka, 2000; Pohl
& Vandeventer, 2001; Walker, 1994; Watson,
1997). Although practitioners use both formal
and informal methods to evaluate their
effectiveness (Walker, 1994; Watson, 2001), it is
unclear how their reporting of public relations
success measures up to actual achievement of
organisational outcomes.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Schools: Huddersfield Business School
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Depositing User: Anne Gregory
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2017 16:32
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2017 18:05
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/30732

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