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Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization free pdf Clear, pragmatic and thought-provoking Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization is packed full of practical, expert advice on how to navigate the murky waters of ethics, politics and management in your own organization. Multidisciplinary in its approach to action research the book sets out a step-by-step template for researchers to follow and adapt. Coghlan and Brannick: * Introduce and contextualise action research as an approach * Explore the challenges of doing action research in your own organization * Provide guidance on how to design and implement your insider action research project * Show how to lead change in your own organization * Demonstrate how your own learning develops through the project * Provide helpful tips on how to disseminate your work The book and its supporting website are the ideal resource for students, researchers and practitioners hoping to generate real change through their action research project and will be particularly relevant to those studying Business and Management, Nursing and Health, Education and Sociology

About David Coghlan

David Coghlan is an action research scholar and an adjunct professor at the School of Business, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and a Fellow Emeritus of the college. He specializes in organization development and action research and is active in both communities internationally. He has published over 80 articles and book chapters. Recent co-authored books include Organizational Change and Strategy (2006) and Collaborative Strategic Improvement Through Network Action Learning (2011). He is the co-editor of the four-volume set Fundamentals of Organization Development (SAGE, 2010) and the proposed four-volume set Action Research in Business and Management (SAGE, 2015). He has recently published the fourth edition of his internationally popular Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization (SAGE, 2014). He is currently on the editorial boards of the following journals: Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Action Research, Action Learning: Research and Practice, Systemic Practice and Action Research, Journal of Management Education, Irish Journal of Management and The OD Practitioner, among others. 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).

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Author : David Coghlan
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 18 March 2014
ISBN : 1446272567
EAN : 9781446272565
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 232 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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