Action Research In Organisations

Action Research In Organisations

by Jean McNiff, Jack Whitehead
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415220122

ISBN-13: 9780415220125

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Action research is increasingly perceived and used as a powerful metho dology to promote professional awareness and development. This text de monstrates how it can be utilized to promote management and organizati onal improvement.  See more details below

Overview

Action research is increasingly perceived and used as a powerful metho dology to promote professional awareness and development. This text de monstrates how it can be utilized to promote management and organizati onal improvement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415220125
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development Series
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: What is the Nature of Organisational Knowledge? 1. Learning Organisations and the Responsibility of Managers 2. Learning Organisations as Good Societies 3. Action Research, Power and Control Part 2: How is Organisational Knowledge Acquired? 4. Doing Research 5. Empirical Research 6. The Interpretive Research Paradigm 7. The Critical Theoretic Research Paradigm 8. Action Research Part 3: How is Organisational Knowledge put to Use? 9. Action Research in Organisations 10. New Theories of Organisation Part 4: What are the Implications for Living Theories of Organisation as Generative Transformational Processes? 11. What Should be the Focus of Management Education? 12. My Epistemology of Practice of the Superintendency 13. How One School is Fulfilling the Vision of Peter Senge's 'Learning Organization'

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