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Dialogical action research as engaged scholarship: an empirical study.

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dc.contributor.author Costello, Gabriel J.
dc.contributor.author Conboy, Kieran
dc.contributor.author Donnellan, Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-06T12:53:25Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-06T12:53:25Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2069
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The rigor versus relevance debate continues to be a matter of lively discussion in the information systems discipline. The main argument of this paper is that dialogical action research provides a methodology to pursue engaged scholarship in the IS field. The context is an examination of innovation management in an Irish subsidiary of APC by Schneider Electric. The primary objective of the paper is to answer the following research question: how does dialogical action research provide a milieu for engaged scholarship between researchers and practitioners. The work seeks to make a contribution by: testing out a novel form of action research; providing an empirical study of researcher-practitioner engagement; and suggesting improvements to the methodology. As a result the study should be pertinent to scholars who are interested in exploring approaches that facilitate real-world collaboration while also contributing to academic discourse. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 32nd International Conference on Information Systems;2011
dc.subject dialogical action research en_US
dc.subject engaged scholarship en_US
dc.subject action research en_US
dc.title Dialogical action research as engaged scholarship: an empirical study. en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.internal.authorcontactother kieran.conboy@nuigalway.ie


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