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Action research: its nature and validity

Checkland, P.B. and Holwell, Sue (2006). Action research: its nature and validity. In: Kock, Ned ed. Information Systems Action Research: An Applied View of Emerging Concepts and Methods. Springer's integrated series in information systems (13). New York, New York, USA: Springer-Verlag New York Inc., pp. 9–21.

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Abstract

About the book: Information Systems Action Research is organized into three parts: (1) The first part focuses on the methodological issues that arise when action research methods are conducted. (2) The second part provides examples of action research in practice. (3) The third part summarises the philosophical foundations of action research and its application as a methodology in Information Systems research and research programs.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-387-36059-X, 978-0-387-36059-1
Keywords: research; action research; research methodology
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Item ID: 3629
Depositing User: Pat Shah
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/3629
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