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Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization

Paperback Engels 2019 9781526458827
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Concise and unintimidating, the fifth edition of this bestselling book is the only pragmatic, quick-start guide to the main theories, issues, and approaches to insider action research.

With an encouraging and approachable tone, David is the perfect mentor for anyone conducting action research in their own organization. Calming nerves at the same time as building confidence, he helps readers devise an appropriate research design that anticipates possible challenges and fits within the limits of their environments.

A complete do-it-yourself toolkit for every step of the action research process, this edition is outfitted with:
- Real-world student and professional case studies
- Author video tips
- Annotated templates
- Progress checklists
- Journal articles, weblinks, and other further reading.

To the point without losing clarity or thoroughness, this book the hands-on manual for all the need-to-know facts about understanding and undertaking insider action research.


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Over David Coghlan

David Coghlan is Professor Emeritus and Fellow Emeritus at the Trinity Business School. University of Dublin, of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He specializes in organization development and action research and is active in both communities internationally. He has published over 160 articles and book chapters. His book, 'Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization' (SAGE) has been through four editions with a fifth one in progress. He is co-editor of the SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research (2014). Recent co-authored books include Collaborative Strategic Improvement through Network Action Learning (Edward Elgar, 2011) and Organizational Change and Strategy (2nd ed. Routledge, 2016). He is currently on the editorial boards of: Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Action Research, Action Learning: Research and Practice, Systemic Practice and Action Research, The OD Practitioner among others.

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Part I: Foundations
1: Introducing Action Research
2: Researching Your Own Organizations
3: Knowing in Action
4: Understanding Action Research

Part II: Issues and Challenges in Researching Your own Organization
5: Preunderstanding, Role Duality and Access
6: Managing Ethics and Organizational Politics

Part III: Implementation
7: Constructing and Selecting Your Project
8: Designing and Implementing Your Action Research Project
9: Using Frameworks to Study Organizations in Action
10: Interlevel Dynamics in Action Research
11: Writing Up Your Insider Action Research Work
12: In Conclusion

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