Outcomes-based metrics may be more accurate and more effective, but they do not speak to the heart the way that program-focused endeavors do.
The passion with which many hate accounting measures as proxies for effectiveness is often matched by their ardent belief in the promise of impact-based performance measurement. At the risk of sounding like an accounting apologist, Brian Mittendorf believes the nonprofit sector should be careful what it wishes for.
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