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Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization

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ISBN-10: 0761968873

ISBN-13: 9780761968870

Edition: 2000

Authors: David Coghlan, Teresa Brannick

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This text provides a primer on action research, and how to use it to understand organizations. The author's unique resource addresses the potential pitfalls, the politics and ethics of researching your own organization.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 12/19/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

David Coghlan is Professor of Organization Development at the School of Business, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland and is a Fellow of the College. He specializes organization development and action research and participates actively in the both communities internationally. He has published over 80 articles and book chapters. Recent co-authored books include: Collaborative Strategic Improvement through Network Action Learning (Edward Elgar, 2011), Organization Change and Strategy (Routledge, 2006), and co-editor of Managers Learning in Action, (Routledge, 2004). He is co-editor (with Mary Brydon-Miller) of the Encyclopedia of Action Research and of the 4 volume set, Fundamentals of Organization Development (Sage, 2010). He is a member of the editorial advisory board of several journals, including Action Research, The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Action Learning: Research and Practice, Systemic Practice and Action Research and OD Practitioner. He is currently co-editing (with Rami Shani) a 4 volume set, Action Research in Business andManagement (Sage, 2015). �

� Teresa Brannick (1950-2012) was a lecturer in the business research programme at the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business at University College, Dublin, Ireland. Her undergraduate degree was in mathematics, her masters in sociology and her Ph.D. in marketing research. She had been a practising researcher for over thirty years and had published over thirty research papers in such diverse fields as epidemiology, public policy, industrial relations and marketing. She was the editor-in-chief of Irish Journal of Management and a Fellow of the Irish Academy of Management. She was co-editor of Business Research Methods: Theories, Techniques and Sources (Oak Tree Press: Dublin, 1997).

Foundations
Understanding Action Research
Enacting the Action Research Cycle
Learning in Action
Issues And Challenges In Researching Your Own Organization
Researching Your Own Organization
Preunderstanding, Role Duality and Access
Managing Organizational Politics and Ethics
Framing and Selecting Your Project
Implementation
Implementing Your Action Research Project
Interlevel Dynamics in Action Research
Using Frameworks to Study Organizations in Action
Writing Your Action Research Dissertation