Recommended Reading

Roth, J., Sandberg, R. and Svensson, C. (2004) ‘The dual role of the insider action researcher’, in N. Adler, A.B (Rami) Shani and A. Styhre, Collaborative Research in Organizations. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. pp. 117-134.

This account by insider action researchers tells the tale of their experiences of role duality.

Roth, J., Shani, A.B, (Rami) and Leary, M. (2007) ‘Facing the challenges of new capability development within a biopharma company’, Action Research, 5: 41-60.

This is a rich account of an insider action research project that discusses preunderstanding, role-duality and organizational politics.