University of Phoenix Application of Theory to Practice AR and AI Research PaperSchool

University of Phoenix Application of Theory to Practice AR and AI Research PaperSchool

  

University of Phoenix Application of Theory to Practice AR and AI Research PaperSchool

University of Phoenix

Question Description

Part 1

Use the ABI Inform database. Find and review the following article:

  • Ballantyne, D. (2004). Action research reviewed: A market-oriented approach. European Journal of Marketing38(3), 321-337.

Part 2

  • Explain the theory and practice of AR and IR and how it generates new knowledge for the system and why this is so important. Include at least 5 different sources, cited properly.
  • Explain the philosophy and theory of process consultation (PC) and how PC emphasizes the helping relationship. Include at least 3 different sources, cited properly.
  • Explain the philosophy and practice of appreciative inquiry. Discuss why dialogue is such an important aspect of AI. Include at least 3 different sources, cited properly.

To help you, think through the following questions:

  • In an action research project, there may be many, many cycles of action research (AR). Why is this so?
  • When speaking of action research, what does the term iterative mean in practice?
  • How does the iterative nature of AR support the success of a long-term AR project that includes many cycles?
    • The answer to this question is one of the most important things you must know as a practitioner of AR.
  • Why is the generation of knowledge such an important aspect of AR?
  • What is systems theory?
  • How does systems theory apply to AR?
  • How does systems theory apply to AI?
  • How does systems theory apply to PC?
  • Describe and define socio-technical systems theory.
  • What is an open system? Provide an example
  • What is a closed system? Provide an example.

Deliverable Length:3-5 pages (title & reference page not included)

  
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