Evidence-based Interventions and Strategies for the Grand Challenges Approach: The Need for Judgement

Efrosyni Konstantinou*, Vedran Zerjav, Sittimont Kanjanabootra, Satu Teerikangas, Magnus Hellström, Christian Thuesen, Joana Geraldi, Kimberly Cornfield, Andrew Edkins, Daniel Nicholls, Peter Morris

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What is the value of evidence-based interventions in addressing “Grand Challenges”? Building upon the EPOS Grand Challenges work (Sakhrani et al., 2017), this paper explores whether evidence-based approaches developed for management and policy are relevant to addressing Grand Challenges. It discusses the criticisms of the Evidence-based Management approach and argues that evidence is a necessary, but not sufficient input in the decisionmaking process of addressing Grand Challenges.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2019
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event17th Annual Engineering Project Organization Conference. EPOC 2019: A Challenge Summit - Vail, United States
Duration: 25 Jun 201927 Jun 2019
Conference number: 17


Conference17th Annual Engineering Project Organization Conference. EPOC 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited States
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