www.monash.edu.auMGF3621: Organisational ChangeWeek 7:Action Research
www.monash.edu.au2Week 6 Lecture• Action Research
www.monash.edu.au3Assignment 1• Individual Essay• Due week 8 on the Monday 5pm - Moodle• Worth 30%• 3,000 words• 7 Journal Articles• APA Referencing• TAKE A POSITION
www.monash.edu.au4Assignment 2• Group Presentation• Weeks 10 and 11• Worth 25%• 30 minute presentation plus question time• 1,500 – 2,000 word write up plus slides• Interventions in Chapter 7 and Chapter 8
www.monash.edu.au5Action Research Model• Will probably be on the exam• You need to know it• Is really hard to do practically in class intwo hours• So strap yourselves in
www.monash.edu.au6Action Research Model• Stemmed from OD approach to change• Collaboration with clients and membersof the organisation• Consultative approach to change
www.monash.edu.au7Action Research ModelFeedback to ClientData gathering afteractionProblem IdentificationJoint action planningConsultation with abehavioral scientistData gathering &preliminary diagnosisJoint diagnosisAction
www.monash.edu.au8Action Research Model• Handout• Action Research in Aboriginal healthworkers
www.monash.edu.au9Action Research Model• Questions– Does AR work in this situation?– Is it more applicable than otherapproaches?– What can you learn from it when you areconducting your own AR?
www.monash.edu.au10Action Research Model• Our Turn– Problem Identification– Consultation with Behavioural Scientist– Data Gathering and Diagnosis– Feedback to Client and Joint Diagnosis– Joint Action Planning– Action– Data Gathering
www.monash.edu.au11Action Research Model• Our Turn– Turn your attention to this subject– What can we do to make it better– Use the participants in the class to interviewand design change– GO!
www.monash.edu.au12Next Week• ESSAY IS DUE• Gap Analysis
www.monash.edu.au13Week 6 Lecture• Action Research• Good idea to understand it• If not I will re-cap in Week 7