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Engaged Scholarship A Guide For Organizational And Social Research

Author : Andrew H. Van de Ven
ISBN : 019922630X
Genre : Business & Economics
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The relationship between theory and practice, research and action, is fundamental to all fields of applied social science. Should research findings and knowledge be useful for science, practice, and policy? If so, how should such research be designed, carried out and disseminated to achieve the twin goals of rigor and relevance? These challenges are particularly relevant in the applied areas of management and organization studies where there is a distinct responsibility for researchers to engage with the 'real world'. In this carefully crafted and thoughtful book, leading management researcher Andrew Van de Ven both presents the broad intellectual challenge of 'engaged scholarship', and also sets out a clear framework and guidelines for carrying out soundly based and useful research for advancing both science and practice. At a time when some may question the value and status of academic knowledge; and others, contrastingly, urge a closer relationship between researchers and research users - be they businesses, governments or other institutions - the challenge of engaged scholarship is as relevant as ever, and there is a real need for the thoughtful and considered approach offered by Van de Ven. The book both provides a manifesto for engaged scholarship in the social sciences, and clear framework for research design and methodology. It will be an invaluable reference point and guide for academics, researchers and graduate students across the social sciences concerned with rigorous and relevant research in the contemporary world.

Engaged Scholarship

Author : Andrew H. Van de Ven
ISBN : 9780199226290
Genre : Business & Economics
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A guide for organizational and social research in business studies and the social sciences, providing a clear framework for research design and methodology. It will be an invaluable tool for academics, researchers, and graduate students across the social sciences concerned with rigorous and relevant research in the contemporary world.

Kultur Sp Tz Ndung Der Evolution

Author : Rupert Riedl
ISBN : UOM:39015039455525
Genre : Connaissance, Théorie de la
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Transformative Practice And Research In Organizational Communication

Author : Salem, Philip J.
ISBN : 9781522528241
Genre : Business & Economics
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Communication creates organizations, and the ways individuals communicate determines the functions and processes of organizations. Understanding communication challenges is necessary in order to understand organizational successes and organizational change. Transformative Practice and Research in Organizational Communication is an essential reference publication featuring the latest scholarly research on the practice of organizational communication. The chapters cover a range of topics such as business expertise, social media, and capitalism. This book is ideally designed for academicians, students, professionals, and managers seeking current research on organizational communication practices.

Hochschule Als Organisation

Author : Uwe Wilkesmann
ISBN : 9783531187709
Genre : Social Science
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Hochschulen sind im Wandel und befinden sich seit einigen Jahren auf dem Weg zu korporativen Akteuren. Ursprünglich war der Modus ihrer Entscheidungsstrukturen zwischen Interessensorganisationen und Arbeitsorganisationen angesiedelt. Mittlerweile verschiebt sich dieser Modus immer mehr in Richtung Arbeitsorganisation. Einige Universitäten werben sogar damit, eine unternehmerische Hochschule zu sein. Dieser Wandel beeinflusst sowohl ihre Organisationsidentität, ihre internen Steuerungsoptionen und -mechanismen, als auch die Produktionsebene von Forschung und Lehre sowie externe Netzwerke. Es gab und gibt in der jüngsten Zeit einige empirische Forschungsprojekte, die den Wandel der Universitäten in Richtung Organisation in den Blick genommen haben. Die Ergebnisse sollen in diesem Sammelband dokumentiert werden.

Cambridge Handbook Of Research Approaches To Business Ethics And Corporate Responsibility

Author : Patricia H. Werhane
ISBN : 9781108548670
Genre : Business & Economics
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While there is a large and ever-expanding body of work on the fields of business ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR), there is a noted absence of a single source on the methodology and research approaches to these fields. In this book, the first of its kind, leading scholars in the fields gather to analyse a range of philosophical and empirical approaches to research in business ethics and CSR. It covers such sections as historical approaches, normative and behavioural methodologies, quantitative, qualitative and experimental perspectives, grounded theory and case methodologies, and finally a section on the role of the researcher in research projects. This book is a valuable and essential read for all researchers in business ethics and CSR, not only for those starting out in the fields, but also for seasoned scholars and academics.

The Sage Encyclopedia Of Action Research

Author : David Coghlan
ISBN : 9781473907324
Genre : Social Science
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Action research is a term used to describe a family of related approaches that integrate theory and action with a goal of addressing important organizational, community, and social issues together with those who experience them. It focuses on the creation of areas for collaborative learning and the design, enactment and evaluation of liberating actions through combining action and research, reflection and action in an ongoing cycle of cogenerative knowledge. While the roots of these methodologies go back to the 1940s, there has been a dramatic increase in research output and adoption in university curricula over the past decade. This is now an area of high popularity among academics and researchers from various fields—especially business and organization studies, education, health care, nursing, development studies, and social and community work. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research brings together the many strands of action research and addresses the interplay between these disciplines by presenting a state-of-the-art overview and comprehensive breakdown of the key tenets and methods of action research as well as detailing the work of key theorists and contributors to action research. To watch a video of editor David Coghlan discuss the importance of this major reference work as well as the implications, challenges and successes of editing The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, click here: http://youtu.be/P6YqCdZCZCs

Practical Aspects Of Design Science

Author : Markus Helfert
ISBN : 9783642336812
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the European Design Science Symposium, EDSS 2011, held in Leixlip, Ireland, in October 2011 held in conjunction with the Intel European Research and Innovation Conference, ERIC 2011. The 15 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from various submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on design science and processes; evaluation and utility; and applying design science.

Der Sinnhafte Aufbau Der Sozialen Welt

Author : Alfred Schütz
ISBN : 9783709131084
Genre : Psychology
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Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.

Feedback That Works

Author : Sloan R. Weitzel
ISBN : 9781604910391
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Effective feedback, whether it's meant for your boss, your peers, or your direct reports, is built around three ideas. One, focus on the situation. Two, describe the other person's behavior you observed in that situation. And third, describe the impact that behavior had on you. The result is a message that is clear and that can inspire action and productive change.

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