College for Professional Studies
Master of Nonprofit Management
School of Management
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
This professional project examines the growing focus on organizational evaluation and the use of assessment tools that contribute to organizational development and capacity-building. An extensive literature review addresses the background, framework and various approaches to organizational assessment. Three assessment tools reviewed in this project provided the basis for an organizational assessment of Teen Challenge of The Rocky Mountains. These tools along with interviews and an examination of records and organizational documents resulted in a wide spectrum of recommendations. The core recommendations address the need for sufficient and sustainable assets, deep and broad leadership, and a commitment to learning and self-reflection.
Date of Award
© Kenneth G. Summers
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Summers, Kenneth G., "Organizational Assessment: Pathway To Improvement For Teen Challenge Of The Rocky Mountains" (2005). Student Publications. 768.