Currently Featured Article »

Jesse Jacoby

We live in a culture of yes. In the business world, we are taught to engage, be assertive and never turn down an opportunity. All of this behavior results in a whole lot of yeses (and time commitments). After all, saying yes is fun; it often feels a lot better than saying no. To further compound the issue, most of us aim to please — our bosses, our coworkers and our teams. There is no …

Read the full story »
Home » Change Leadership, Change Management Tools

Action Research and the "Change Management Effect"

Published by No Comments

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).

Other articles you may be interested in:

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.

No Comment »

    1 Pingbacks »

    Leave a comment!

    Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

    Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

    You can use these tags:
    <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

    This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.

    Hide me
    Subscribe to the FREE Emergent Insights newsletter
    Email:
    Show me