SYSTEMIC EVALUATION OF COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMES
Keywords:Systemic evaluation, Community Environmental Management, Soft Systems Methodology, Developmental Work Research, New Zealand
AbstractCommunity environmental management (CEM) is increasingly seen as a solution to complex environmental issues facing regulatory authorities. Little is written in the literature about how CEM programmes should be evaluated given the complex relationship between community participation and environmental outcomes. CEM programmes have much potential, but the lack of evidence-base means that their role in resource management is not necessarily well understood. This paper reports on action research that developed and trialled a systemic CEM evaluation methodology that blends three evaluation paradigms: stakeholder, goal-based and organisational.
How to Cite
Foote, J. L., Ahuriri-Driscoll, A., & Hepi, M. (2009). SYSTEMIC EVALUATION OF COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMES. Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the ISSS - 2009, Brisbane, Australia, 1(1). Retrieved from https://journals.isss.org/index.php/proceedings53rd/article/view/1237
Critical Systems Theory and Practice