ROI Fundamentals: Why and When to Measure Return on Investment

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 8, 2008 - Business & Economics - 192 pages
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ROI Fundamentals

ROI Fundamentals is the first of six books in the Measurement and Evaluation Series from Pfeiffer. The proven ROI Methodology--developed by the ROI Institute--provides a practical system for evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis, and reporting. All six books in the series offer the latest tools, most current research, and practical advice for measuring ROI in a variety of settings.

ROI Fundamentals outlines the basic ROI Methodology and shows why measuring return on investment is such a valuable process. The book highlights the benefits of implementing an effective ROI model and also reveals the challenges organizations face when incorporating the ROI Methodology. Using real-world examples from international companies, the authors explore the types of organizations that are best suited for the ROI Methodology and suggest the optimal time to implement it. The book also offers step-by-step information for planning an effective ROI evaluation.
 

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Jack J. Phillips is chairman of the ROI Institute, Inc. A world-renowned expert on measurement and evaluation, Phillips provides consulting services to Fortune 500 companies and workshops for major conference providers throughout the world. Phillips is the author or editor of more than thirty books and more than one hundred articles.

Patricia Pulliam Phillips is an internationally recognized author, consultant, and president and CEO of the ROI Institute, Inc. Phillips provides consulting services to organizations worldwide. She helps organizations build capacity in the ROI Methodology by facilitating the ROI certification process and teaching the ROI Methodology through workshops and graduate-level courses.

The ROI Institute, Inc., is a benchmarking, research, and information sharing organization that provides consulting services, workshops, and certification in the ROI Methodology. Widely considered the leading authority on evaluation and measurement of learning and development in organizations, the ROI Institute conducts workshops and offers certification for thousands of practitioners through a variety of strategic partners.

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