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Action Research in the Learning Organization

Action Research in the Learning Organization

September 2050 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This book offers complete support to anyone wishing to carry out an action research project and implement action learning in their chosen organisation. The authors position action research in relation to other qualitative approaches and provides readers with action research models to collect and analyze data. By focusing on generic principles these models are flexible and allow readers to be creative in their research design.

This book clearly shows how action learning can drive organizational development, personal development and professional development. It includes helpful features that will support readers, such as:

- useful examples drawn from international case studies

- guidance on the advantages and disadvantages of applying action research in specific contexts

- direction to sources that can be found on the web

Spheroid Model of Action Research Learning
The Core Components of Organizational Learning
Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning
Action Learning
Organization Discovery  
Action Research
Organization Change  
Action Research and Inducing Resistance To Change
The Collaborative Communication Partnership
Implementing Action Research
Managers as Action Researchers and Learners
Implications for Management Practice
Action Learning and Action Research in Virtual Organizations and eBusiness Communities
Organizational Realization
Wealth Creation  
Reflections on Action Learning and Action Research
Creating a Learning Organization through Action Learning and Research

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