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publication 05/04/2022
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A Journey of Evaluation and Impact Measurement:Accounts of Setting up a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework in a Romanian Social Economy Organisation 
 Irina Sinziana OPINCARUSetting up a framework for monitoring, evaluation and impact measurement can be a complex and elaborate task for an organisation in the social economy sector. This paper uses a case study approach to present the experience and journey in setting up a framework for monitoring and evaluation, with implications for assessing the impact of such an organisation – CONCORDIA Humanitarian Organisation in Romania.
Building on the scholarly works on the evaluation of SE organisations, with a focus on theory-based evaluations, this paper aims to give accounts on these evaluation and impact assessment activities in practice. What approach and methodology were seen as the most suitable for measuring its social impact at organisational level, given the context and the specifics of its activities? How is monitoring and evaluation integrated in the current activities of the organisation? What challenges lay ahead in this process? (…) 

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