Action Research for Successful Organizational Change
Action Research is a useful method for facilitating organizational change by collaborating and involving the client in the entire process of diagnostic, problem identification, experiential learning, and problem-solving process.
The entire process of action research is action oriented with the objective of making the change happen successfully. The process equally involves experimentation with the various frameworks in practical situation and application of various theories in various contexts which require change.
In other words, the process of Action Research requires three distinctive stages which are consistent with the Lewins Model which describes the three stages of change.
The most commonly used model of action research which is used in the contemporary scenario is Warner Burkes 7 Step Action Research Model. These 7 steps are Stage of Entry, Contracting, Data Collection, Providing Feedback, Strategic Planning, Planning & Designing Interventions and Evaluating the success of Interventions.
Advantages of Action Research Model
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