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Needs Assessment vs. Needs Analysis

Simply stated, a needs assessment identifies gaps between current and desired results—not means—and places those in priority order on the basis of the costs to meet the needs as compared to the costs to ignore the needs. This excerpt from  Needs Assessment for Organizational Success briefly explains why a needs assessment is not a needs analysis. What's more, you need an assessment before you can conduct your analysis.

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Wed Aug 19 2015

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