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Eaton, Andrew D.; Ibáñez-Carrasco, Francisco; Craig, Shelley L.; Chan Carusone, Soo; Montess, Michael; Wells, Gordon A.; Ginocchio, Galo F. – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2018
Peer researchers (PRs) are research team members who share traits (e.g. gender, age, sexual orientation, diagnosis, income, housing situation, etc.) with study participants. Participatory methods and some fields (e.g. HIV/AIDS) expect PRs to be equitably involved in a project. Moreover, in Canada, there is a current impetus to include 'the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Researchers, Peer Relationship, Training
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Groves, Catherine J. – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2016
This account of practice describes the journey of an "accidental academic" through the Doctoral programme in Business Administration (DBA). It reflects on her experience of action learning and lessons learned to better embed action learning in future DBA teaching and assessment. The account is told from the perspective of a mature…
Descriptors: Reflection, Business Administration Education, Doctoral Programs, Experiential Learning
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Traeger, James – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2016
Action research is conceived as a feet-on-the-ground process--a way of addressing and improving the everyday experiences and concerns of people who deliver real goods and services in an organisation, through the process of finding out new things--i.e. research in the broadest sense. This article explores the question of how action researchers do…
Descriptors: Action Research, Ethics, Researchers, Work Environment
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Burns, Stuart – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2012
Tony Watson developed an approach of "intellectual craftsmanship" within management research and writing, and appealed for the hand behind the text to be made visible. This paper considers the tensions apparent between the utility of writing and the positionality of the researcher. I explore the tensions, limitations and formational…
Descriptors: Action Research, Organizational Development, Research Projects, Researchers
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Ram, Monder; Trehan, Kiran – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2009
A small but growing strand of literature is beginning to make the case for "critical action learning" (CAL). Much of this interest operates on theoretical terrain, speculating on the extent to which it might differ from more conventional notions of action learning. This paper draws on insights from (CAL) to demonstrate the importance of being…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Intervention, Governance, Reflection
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Pittaway, Luke; Missing, Caroline; Hudson, Nigel; Maragh, Dean – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2009
This paper explores the role of "action" in entrepreneurial learning and illustrates how programs designed to support action learning can enhance management development in entrepreneurial businesses. The paper begins by exploring action learning and the way "action" is conceived in different types of program. In the second part, the paper details…
Descriptors: Evaluation Research, Experiential Learning, Entrepreneurship, Management Development
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Wilson, Valerie; McCormack, Brendan; Ives, Glenice – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2008
Action Learning is now a well established strategy for reflective inquiry in healthcare. Whilst a great deal is know about action learning there has been inadequate research on the process of learning that takes place, and the impact that this holds for individuals, groups or organisations. This article reports on the findings of 15-month action…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Program Effectiveness, Learning Processes, Inquiry