Research in Organisations and Communities: Tales from the Real World

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INDEX
a priori knowledge, 1723, 179, 329
action plan, 26, 91, 106, 148, 211–12, 271–2; see also business planning case study; community aged care case study
action research: see participative action research
advice for researchers, 293–5
aged care: see community aged care case study
alignment
internal alignment 136–42, 339
external alignment, 12, 136–7, 143, 153, 332, 339
analysis of results, 4, 26, 33, 35, 151, 162, 229, 231, 305–6
case study examples, 26, 35, 55, 57, 66–7
argument, 246–9
complex argument, 248
conclusion, 246
principles, 249
premise, 246
structure, 246
Argyris, C. and Schön, D., 320
Babbie, E., 111, 136–7, 160, 245
Bales, R., 181
Bateson, G. 3, 92, 103
Bell, J., 174
bias, 5, 155, 161; see also pitfalls; researcher bias awareness of, 126–7
counteracting, 144–5 unintended, 126
Blaxter, L., Hughes, C. and Tight, M., 8, 110, 113–14, 133, 299
Borg, W. and Gall, M., 167, 243
Boyle, M., 79
brainstorming, 67, 84, 211, 212, 214, 330
Bryman, A., 8, 109, 113, 218
bureaucratic cultures: see organisational, culture
business planning case study, 79–92, 104
action plan, 82–4, 88, 90–1
assumptions, 86
consensual planning, 81
data analysis, 84, 86–8, 91
focus groups, 79, 82, 84
functional analysis, 89–90
key performance areas, 82
outsider researcher, 79
strategic planning, 79, 80–1
case studies, 3, 9, 101, 103, 117–18
as a research design, xii
business planning case study,
79–92
community aged care case study, 71–8
community youth case study, 49–58
equity case study, 23–37
internal change case study, 38–48
summary of case studies, 93–7
surplus student places case study, 59–70
CD-ROM, 43, 240–1, 250
Chambers, B., 82, 268, 272
Checkland, P., 301, 308, 344
Checkland, P. and Scholes, J., 302, 344
clarifying questions, 198
closed questions, 191, 197–8; see also structured interview
cluster random sampling, 158–9; see also sampling

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