Describes what outcomes theory consists of. First in the Three Minute Outcomes series which looks at strategy, outcomes, performance management, and proving that your organization, program or project has had an impact. Resources below.

A short introduction to outcomes theory. Outcomes theory is a new theory which cuts across a number of disciplines which have been using somewhat different concepts to talk about outcomes issues. It includes definitions, principles and frameworks which are useful when doing with strategy, outcomes, performance managment and proving impact.

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Wikipedia overview summary entry on outcomes theory.

Simply summary of outcomes theory is available here.