Docherty, P. and Shani, A.B. (Rami) (2008) ‘Learning mechanisms as means and ends in collaborative management research’, in A.B. Rami) Shani, S.A. Mohrman, W.A. Pasmore, B. Stymne, B. and N. Adler, Handbook of Collaborative Management Research. Thousand Oaks, CA, SAGE, pp. 567-582.
Learning mechanisms are a useful tool for thinking about and planning how your project may survive in the longer term.
Encyclopedia of Action Research: Asset mapping, cognitive mapping, Collaborative data analysis, Cycles of action and reflection, Data analysis, Design research, Evaluation methodologies, Facilitation, Interviews, Quantitative methods.
These entries introduce tools that may be useful.