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Using action research for change in organizations: processes, reflections and outcomes
journal contributionposted on 2018-07-17, 00:00 authored by John MolineuxJohn Molineux
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a commentary and recommendations on systemic approaches to designing and implementing change in organisations. Design/methodology/approach: The paper is a viewpoint on successful change management techniques using action research based on experience in the use of systemic thinking and systems practices. Findings: The use of a systems approach to change using relevant systems practices enables more successful change outcomes. Practical implications: Change management practitioners should utilise systemic approaches to enable more successful change implementation. Originality/value: The paper provides valuable advice for practitioners and researchers in change management through the author’s unique experience in systemic change processes.