Using Research for Program Efficacy and Improvement: A Conversation with Kappa Alpha Order

Many organizations and nonprofits seek to make a positive impact on the people they serve by providing programs and services. Significant resources, including time, staffing, and money, are invested in providing programs and services intended to bring upon certain outcomes. While observation can be an effective tool in assessing the successful fulfillment of outcomes related to a program or service, other methods of research and … Continue reading Using Research for Program Efficacy and Improvement: A Conversation with Kappa Alpha Order

Developing 2021 Goals Backed by Research and Data

Finishing a race. Reaching the top of the mountain. Mastering a new skill. Big or small, achieving a goal is exhilarating. Beyond a sense of accomplishment, setting and achieving goals can have positive psychological outcomes such as increased energy, persistence, and motivation (Locke & Latham, 2012).  The benefits of good goal setting do not just apply to individuals, but organizations too. Goal setting has been … Continue reading Developing 2021 Goals Backed by Research and Data