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Action Research and the "Change Management Effect"

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Action Research is a method that seeks practical solutions to organizational challenges. But did you know that action research can also serve as a powerful change enabler?

In an upcoming issue of People & Strategy Journal Dr. Hadley Williams, Managing Director at Philadelphia-based Human Productivity, explains how action research not only harnesses employees’ insights and knowledge to find solutions, but also how it produces positive change. In this interview, Dr. Williams expounds upon the action research method and discusses its relationship to organizational change.

Click here to download the companion slides to this interview (PowerPoint format).

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Jesse Jacoby
The Editor of Emergent Journal and founder of Emergent, Jesse is a recognized expert in business transformation. He and his team partner with Fortune 500 and mid-market companies to deliver successful people and change strategies. Jesse is the creator of the Accelerating Change & Transformation (ACT) model and developer of Change Accelerator and Savvy Transition. Contact Jesse at 303-883-5941 or jesse@emergentconsultants.com.

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