A dialogical action research approach to innovation as organisational change.
|dc.identifier.citation||Costello, G., Rochford, C. and Donnellan, B. (2008) A dialogical action research approach to innovation as organisational change. In Action in Language, Organisations and Information Systems, the 5th International Conference - ALOIS*2008 5-6 May 2008, Venice, Italy.||en|
|dc.description.abstract||This paper argues that dialogical action research (AR) recently proposed by Mårtensson & Lee, provides a novel framework for both relevant and rigorous collaboration between academics and practitioners. The work is presented in the context of a case study of innovation in APC-MGE Ireland, a subsidiary of the critical power and cooling services division of the Schneider Electric Corporation. The paper addresses the thematic aspects of ALOIS by arguing that the Hermeneutics of Hans-Georg Gadamer offers a solid philosophical underpinning for dialogical AR. Suggestions are also proposed to assist further development of the research methodology.||en|
|dc.publisher||Action in Language, Organisations and Information Systems (ALOIS)||en|
|dc.subject||Dialogical action research||en|
|dc.title||A dialogical action research approach to innovation as organisational change.||en|
|dc.contributor.funder||Centre for Innovation and Structural Change, NUI Galway||en|
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