Thinking big: how to use theory of change for systems change

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Boswell, Katie; Abercrombie, Rob; Thomasoo, Rosanna
Publisher
New Philanthropy Capital
Date of publication
7 March 2018
Subject(s)
Social Policy, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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Systems change is helping a range of charities, funders and practitioners to deal with the root causes of social problems.

This report identifies five common pitfalls that organisations fall into when using theory of change, and walks through five rules of thumb that will help organisations to use the approach to tackle complex problems.

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