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Explain how the evaluation could be used to for decision-making in your organization or one with which you are familiar. Include details about priorities, resources, quality, and shared learning in your explanation.

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Evaluations are always extremely beneficial in any organization, as long as they are implemented and used properly, and for the right reasons. Problems begin to arise when evaluations are used erroneously, which can generally be attributed to a flawed design. In our organization, evaluations are relied on as a major tool for decision making purposes. Based on the results of evaluations regarding various positions and also regarding various processes and team meetings, we are able to revise our positions, processes, and ultimately our efficiency, due to the evaluation process.

The main focus of our evaluations is on training and development areas. Because we invest a great deal of time, money, and resources into training in different areas, we need a determinable method of showing management which areas of training are successful and which are not providing the results that we had hoped for, in that particular form of training. Our training processes involve training and development (both) for all main positions, and overall staff development in common areas, like leadership ability and ...

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