Whose Impact, and Is It All About Impact?

Chapter
Part of the Library of Ethics and Applied Philosophy book series (LOET, volume 23)

Abstract

Both questions are clearly important, for the obvious reasons that if you are not having a positive impact then why are you doing what you are doing? And secondly if you don’t know then you open yourself up to being seen as misleading the public through the assertions made in your public material.

Keywords

Moral Responsibility Development Agency Social Program Accountability Mechanism Timber Industry 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

  1. David, R. and A. Mancini. 2004. Going Against the Flow. London: Institute of Development Studies.Google Scholar
  2. Eyben, R. 2005. Donors’ learning difficulties: Results, relationships and responsibilities. IDS Bulletin 36(3): 98–107, September.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. 1997. Bringing Them Home. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia.Google Scholar
  4. Humanitarian Accountability Project. 2007. http://www.hapinternational.org/Humanitarian Accountability project.
  5. Invarson, L., E. Kleinhenz, and J. Wilkinson. 2007. Research on Performance Pay for Teachers Australian Council for Education Research, http://www.dest.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/D477C6A5-C8EF-4074-8619-FF43059445F8/16287/ACERPerformancePaypaperMar07.pdf.
  6. Singer, P. 2002. One World: The Ethics of Globalization. New Haven, CT : Yale University Press.Google Scholar
  7. The Listening Project. 2007. http://www.listeningproject.org/.
  8. Vaux, T. Independent Evaluation of the DEC Tsunami Crisis Response, December 2005. http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/RWFiles2006.nsf/FilesByRWDocUNIDFileName/KHII-6KZ9HA-dec-sas-31dec.pdf/$File/dec-sas-31dec.pdf.
  9. Wildavsky, A. 1988. Searching for Safety. Edison, NJ: Transaction Books.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Caritas AustraliaSydneyAustralia

Personalised recommendations