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Conducting Action Research for Business and Management Students
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Conducting Action Research for Business and Management Students



© 2019 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

In Conducting Action Research, Coghlan and Shani explain how action research differs from more detached research methods and provides expert guidance on how to engage effectively with it, helping the reader to complete both a successful research project and produce findings that are useful in an organizational context.

Ideal for Business and Management students reading for a Master’s degree, each book in the series may also serve as reference books for doctoral students and faculty members interested in the method.

Part of SAGE's Mastering Business Research Methods, conceived and edited by Bill Lee, Mark N. K. Saunders and Vadake K. Narayanan and designed to support researchers by providing in-depth and practical guidance on using a chosen method of data collection or analysis.

Watch the editors introduce the Mastering Business Research Methods series
 
Chapter 1. Introducing Action Research
 
Chapter 2. Understanding Action Research
 
Chapter 3. Components of Action Research
 
Chapter 4. Conducting Action Research
 
Chapter 5. Examples of Action Research
 
Chapter 6. Conclusions
 
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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... More About Author

Abraham B. (Rami) Shani

Abraham B. (Rami) Shani is Professor of Management at the Orfalea College of Business, California Polytechnic University and Visiting International Professor at the School of Management, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. His research interests include organizational change and development, collaborative research methodologies, learning in and by organizations, sustainability and sustainable effectiveness. Rami is author, co-author or co-editor of 33 books and over 160 articles and chapters. He is co-editor of The Handbook of Collaborative Management Research (SAGE, 2008) and of the annual series, Research in Organization Change and... More About Author

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