Dr Ruth Knight

Following a 20 year career in health and community services, Dr Ruth Knight works with the Australian Centre of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies at QUT as a lecturer and researcher specialising in the fields of managing social sector organisations and social enterprise. Her work with organisations addressing homelessness, suicide prevention, community development, culture and leadership, has fuelled her passionate pursuit of finding innovative ways to achieve social change.
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Building Your Organisation’s Evaluation Capacity and Capability

What obstructs and promotes evaluation in third sector organisations (nonprofits and social enterprises)? Conducting an evaluation has been a practice used by many third sector organisations to critically examine how a program or intervention was implemented, and if it achieved ‘success’. Evaluations help managers and practitioners learn about…