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The Resource Action research and organizational development, J. Barton Cunningham ; foreword by A.W. McEachern

Action research and organizational development, J. Barton Cunningham ; foreword by A.W. McEachern

Label
Action research and organizational development
Title
Action research and organizational development
Statement of responsibility
J. Barton Cunningham ; foreword by A.W. McEachern
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cunningham, J. Barton
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social sciences
  • Action research
  • Organizational change
Label
Action research and organizational development, J. Barton Cunningham ; foreword by A.W. McEachern
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by / A.W. McEachern -- pt. I. The Need. 1. A Definition of Action Research. What Is Action Research? 2. The Need for an Action Research. 3. The Early History of Action Research. Action Research in the United States. Action Research in Great Britain. Action Research and Operational Research. Action Research and Training -- pt. II. The Process and Principles. 4. The Emerging Action Sciences. Acts of Discovery in the Physical Sciences. Examples of Paradigm Shifts in Organizational Theory. 5. Adjusting Research Methods for Organizational Problem Solving. Positive Science Research Practices. Principles for Researching Organizations. 6. An Overview of the Action Research Process. The Change Process. Beginning the Action Research Process. Action Research and the Organizational Development Process -- pt. III. The Research. 7. Types of Interviews. Problems With Interviews. Types of Open-Ended Interviews. 8. Developing Data Gathering Instruments. Developing Questions for Data Gathering. 9. Other Data Gathering Methods: Using Observations and Unobtrusive Measures. Observations and Unobtrusive Measures. Unobtrusive Measures. Problems With Observations and Unobtrusive Measures. A Perspective on Observations and Unobtrusive Measures. 10. Analyzing Messy Data. Systematic Errors in Qualitative Analysis. Tactics for Dealing With Systematic Errors -- pt. IV. The Action. 11. Carrying Out the Process of Change: Some Implementation Steps. A Procedural Model for Focusing and Implementing. 12. Managing the Process of Change. Characteristics of Successful and Unsuccessful Change. Principles and Skills for Managing Change. 13. Different Stages of the Change Process. Interpretations of the Stages of a Change. Illustration of the Stages. Strategies for Implementing Changes -- pt. V. Final Considerations. 14. Action Research and Organizational Development: A Conclusion. Action Research Practices. Successful Change Projects. Strategic Consideration in Managing Change
Control code
26160737
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 274 pages
Isbn
9780275942656
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92001744
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1505288
Label
Action research and organizational development, J. Barton Cunningham ; foreword by A.W. McEachern
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by / A.W. McEachern -- pt. I. The Need. 1. A Definition of Action Research. What Is Action Research? 2. The Need for an Action Research. 3. The Early History of Action Research. Action Research in the United States. Action Research in Great Britain. Action Research and Operational Research. Action Research and Training -- pt. II. The Process and Principles. 4. The Emerging Action Sciences. Acts of Discovery in the Physical Sciences. Examples of Paradigm Shifts in Organizational Theory. 5. Adjusting Research Methods for Organizational Problem Solving. Positive Science Research Practices. Principles for Researching Organizations. 6. An Overview of the Action Research Process. The Change Process. Beginning the Action Research Process. Action Research and the Organizational Development Process -- pt. III. The Research. 7. Types of Interviews. Problems With Interviews. Types of Open-Ended Interviews. 8. Developing Data Gathering Instruments. Developing Questions for Data Gathering. 9. Other Data Gathering Methods: Using Observations and Unobtrusive Measures. Observations and Unobtrusive Measures. Unobtrusive Measures. Problems With Observations and Unobtrusive Measures. A Perspective on Observations and Unobtrusive Measures. 10. Analyzing Messy Data. Systematic Errors in Qualitative Analysis. Tactics for Dealing With Systematic Errors -- pt. IV. The Action. 11. Carrying Out the Process of Change: Some Implementation Steps. A Procedural Model for Focusing and Implementing. 12. Managing the Process of Change. Characteristics of Successful and Unsuccessful Change. Principles and Skills for Managing Change. 13. Different Stages of the Change Process. Interpretations of the Stages of a Change. Illustration of the Stages. Strategies for Implementing Changes -- pt. V. Final Considerations. 14. Action Research and Organizational Development: A Conclusion. Action Research Practices. Successful Change Projects. Strategic Consideration in Managing Change
Control code
26160737
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 274 pages
Isbn
9780275942656
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92001744
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1505288

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