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Collaborative Evaluations: A Step-by-step Model for the Evaluator

Liliana Rodriguez-campos - 2005 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
This book introduces the Model for Collaborative Evaluations (MCE). The MCE is a comprehensive framework for guiding collaborative evaluations in a precise, realistic, and useful manner.
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Evaluation: Tried and Tested?: A Review of the Save the Children Evaluation ...

David Mansfield - 1997 - No preview available
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Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman - 2011 - Cognition - No preview available
Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology challenging the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of the world's most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound ...
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Data Mining for the Masses

Matthew North - 2012 - Data mining - No preview available
Have you ever found yourself working with a spreadsheet full of data and wishing you could make more sense of the numbers? Have you reviewed sales or operations reports, wondering if there's a better way to anticipate your customers' needs ...
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A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social ...

Gary Goertz, James Mahoney - 2012 - Political Science - Limited preview
Some in the social sciences argue that the same logic applies to both qualitative and quantitative methods. In A Tale of Two Cultures, Gary Goertz and James Mahoney demonstrate that these two paradigms constitute different cultures, each ...
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Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die

Eric Siegel - 2013 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
"The Freakonomics of big data." —Stein Kretsinger, founding executive of Advertising.com; former lead analyst at Capital One This book is easily understood by all readers. Rather than a "how to" for hands-on techies, the book entices lay-readers ...
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The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't

Nate Silver - 2012 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
"Nate Silver's The Signal and the Noise is The Soul of a New Machine for the 21st century." —Rachel Maddow, author of Drift Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair’s ...
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Ethnographic decision tree modeling

Christina H. Gladwin - 1989 - Social Science - Snippet view
Educators want to know why university enrollment by Blacks is decreasing. Psychologists at a drug rehabilitation center want to know how kids decide what drugs to use, and how they decide to switch from soft to hard drugs. Sociologists in a Women ...
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Good Thinking: Seven Powerful Ideas That Influence the Way We Think

Denise Cummins - 2012 - History - Limited preview
Do you know what economists mean when they refer to you as a "rational agent"? Or why a psychologist might label your idea a "creative insight"? After reading this book, you will know how the best and brightest thinkers judge the ways we decide ...
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