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When speaking of evaluation, there are performance measurement and monitoring, both of which concern the output and outcome. However, is there any difference between these two terms?

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Don
7 January 2021
When speaking of evaluation, there are performance measurement and monitoring, both of which concern the output and outcome. However, is there any difference between these two terms?

When speaking of evaluation, there are performance measurement and monitoring, both of which concern the output and outcome. However, is there any difference between these two terms?

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mary_poon304@hotmail.com
7 January 2021

You are welcome.

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Don
7 January 2021

Thank you. It solves my puzzle!

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mary_poon304@hotmail.com
7 January 2021

That's a good question. Performance measurement is mainly for the external report to stakeholders that may increase the transparency of funds used, while monitoring is more about internal tracking, to make sure your program is in the right direction and keeps pace with your goals.

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