We support individuals and/or small working groups in organisations to find solutions to workplace problems through the facilitation of collaborative Action Research groups.
Our role will be to support participants to develop:
Action Research explores issues of direct relevance to those involved in the research, diagnosing and finding solutions to problems within their organisation. The module explores best practice and others' successes to enable participants to bring about change in their own organisations while developing their own personal practice.
Understanding Action Research
Developing an Action Research proposal
Clarifying reason, focus and scope of a project
Ethics of being an insider researcher
Gathering and recording data
Anticipating challenges, issues, pitfalls
The participants conduct initial cycles of Action Research
Collating, analysing and interpreting data gathered
Draw out conclusions, make recommendations for action and implementation
Assessment is linked to the delivery of an organisation presentation or report and individual reflections on being an insider researcher.