Recommended Reading

Coghlan, D. (2003) ‘Practitioner research for organizational knowledge: Mechanistic- and organistic-oriented approaches to insider action research’, Management Learning, 34: 451-463.

This article outlines different approaches to insider action research.

Coghlan, D. and Holian, R. (2007) Guest editors. Insider Action Research. Special Issue Action Research, 5 (1).

This is a rich collection of insider action research accounts.

Coghlan, D. & Shani, A.B. (Rami) (2008). Insider action research: The dynamics of developing new capabilities. In P. Reason & H. Bradbury (eds.). The SAGE Handbook of Action Research. 2nd ed (pp. 643-655). London: Sage.

This chapter provides a general introduction to insider action research with a focus on how it helps an organization develop its capabilities.

Encyclopedia of Action Research: Insider action research

This entry provides a general introduction to insider action research.