Implementation Drivers: Assessing Best Practices

Dean Fixsen, Karen Blase, Sandra Naoom, Allison Metz, Laura Louison, Caryn Ward
The following assessments are specific to "best practices' extracted from: 1) the literature, 2) interactions with purveyors who are successfully implementing evidence-based programs on a national scale, 3)in-depth interviews with 64 evidence-based program developers, 4) meta-analyses of the literature on leadership, and 5) analyses of leadership in education (Blase, Fixsen, Naoom, & Wallace, 2005; Fixsen, Naoom, Blase, Friedman, & Wallace, 2005; Heifetz & Laurie, 1997; Kaiser, Hogan, & Craig, 2008; Naoom, Blase, Fixsen, Van Dyke, & Bailey, 2010; Rhim, Kowal, Hassel, & Hassel, 2007).

Fixsen, D., Blase, K., Naoom, S., Metz, A., Louison, L., Ward, C. (2015). Implementation Drivers: Assessing Best Practices. Chapel Hill, NC: National Implementation Research Network, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.