AoM Action Research Award 2016

AoM Action Research Award 2016

Yesterday we received an award for the best action research paper at the Academy of Management Annual Conference in 2016 by the Organization Development & Change Division. Underneath you see my […]
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Test yourself as a change agent

Test yourself as a change agent

What is your style as a change agent?  This improved interactive test helps you identify your convictions about change. The test results can be used to assess what type of […]
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Consultation for Organizational Change Revisited

Consultation for Organizational Change Revisited

Buono, Jamieson and Barnett have launched a new volume in the ‘Research in management consulting’ series. They delve into consultation methods for consulting change
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Learning to change

‘Learning to Change’ provides a comprehensive overview of organizational change theories and practices developed by both U.S. and European change theorists. The authors compare and contrast different approaches: five fundamentally […]
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Four contexts of action research

This paper explores how action research takes place within and between four contexts: adding practical value, improving institutions, developing professions, and contributing to theory. We argue that action research is […]
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Facilitating local ownership through paradoxical interventions

The complexity of tough issues can only be handled effectively with intensive local participation. Such participation is not straightforward as people may shy away from the unfamiliar repertoires, unpredictable processes […]
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