Adaptation Of Taylor-Powell Logic Model

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1. Adaptation of Taylor-Powell Logic Model (1999) (McCawley, 2002)
The Logic Model is a visual model or tool, which is drawn from the basic structure of David Easton’s System Theory, used in describing the underlying concept of an object under study. Used by program evaluators and managers in assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of a specific program used for almost twenty years, the Logic Model involves on giving descriptions regarding the relationship of the inputs, program resources, outputs, and outcomes in addressing a specific problem or situation. This model helps in determining the critical measures of performances in a program. This framework also illustrates and points out a causal relationship between the situation or problem to the outputs and inputs and to the outcomes.
In the Logic Model, the process will
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Three bodies of literature were said to be the guiding factor in the development of this theoretical framework. First is the organization theory and the work on organizational change wherein they acknowledge the importance of the concerns about organizational control in sociological work which was influenced by Max Weber, and which included Crozier’s classic French study of bureaucratic resistance to change in 1984and Etzioni’s analysis of forms of compliance written in 1961. The second guiding factor was Dolbeare and Hammond’s study of the factors that influenced responses to US Supreme Court rulings on school prayers in 1971 and other studies on the impact of public policy andjudicial decisions. And lastly, studies of inter-governmental relations such as the literatures written by Derthick in 1970 and 1972 and the work of Pressman and Wildavsky in 1973 helped them developed this theoretical
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