David Coghlan
Professor Emeritus, Business & Administrative Studies

Biography

David Coghlan is a Professor Emeritus and Fellow Emeritus at the Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He specializes in organization development and action research and is active in both communities internationally. He has published over 150 articles and book chapters. Recent books include: Inside Organizations (Sage, 2016), Organizational Change and Strategy (Routledge, 2016), Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization (4th ed. Sage, 2014), Collaborative Strategic Improvement through Network Action Learning (Edward Elgar, 2011). He is co-editor of the The Sage Encyclopedia of Action Research (2014) and of the 4 volume sets Fundamentals of Organization Development (Sage, 2010) and Action Research in Business & Management (Sage, 2016). He serves on the editorial advisory boards of: Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Action Research, Action Learning: Research and Practice, Systemic Practice and Action Research, The OD Practitioner among others.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

D. Coghlan & A.B. (Rami) Shani, Inquiring in the present tense: The dynamic mechanism of action research. , Journal of Change Management, 17 , (2), 2017, p121 - 137 Journal Article, 2017

Edgar H. Schein: The scholar practitioner as a clinical researcher. in, editor(s)D. Szabla, W. A. Pasmore, M. Barnes, & A. Gipson. , The Palgrave Handbook of Organizational Change Thinkers, New York, PalgraveMacmillan, 2017, pp1147 - 1159, [D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2017

O'Leary, D., Coughlan, P., Rigg, C. & Coghlan, D. ., Turning to case studies as a mechanism for learning in action learning. , Action Learning: Research & Practice, , 14, (1), 2017, p3 - 17 Journal Article, 2017

Insight and reflection as key to collaborative engagement in, editor(s)J.M. Bartunek and J. McKenzie , Academic practitioner research partnerships: Developments, complexities and opportunities. , Abingdon, Routledge, 2017, pp36 - 49, [D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2017

How might we learn about the philosophy of ODC research from 24 volumes of ROCD? An invitation to interiority. in, editor(s)A.B. (Rami) Shani & D. Noumair , Research in organizational change and development, Vol 25, Bingley, Emerald, 2017, pp335 - 361, [D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2017

Supporting sustainability through developing a learning network among traditional food producers: Applications of action learning. in, editor(s)R. Cagliano F. Caniato & C. Worley . , Organizing Supply Chain Processes for Sustainable Innovation in the Agri-Food Industry: Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness , Abingdon OXON, Emerald, 2016, pp59 - 81, [Coughlan, P., Coghlan, D., O'Leary, D., Rigg, C. and Barrett, D.] Book Chapter, 2016

D.Coghlan, Retrieving the philosophy of practical knowing for action research. , International Journal of Action Research, , 12 , (1), 2016, 84 - 107 Journal Article, 2016

D. Coghlan & A,B, Shani (eds.) , Action Research in Business and Management, 4 volumes, London, Sage, 2016 Book, 2016

Action research in, editor(s)C.Karlsson , Research Methods for Operations Management, 2nd ed., Abingdon OXON, Routledge, 2016, pp233 - 267, [P. Coughlan & D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2016

D. Coghlan, Inside Organizations: Exploring Organizational Experiences, London, Sage, 2016, 108 pp Book, 2016

D. Coghlan, N.S. Rashford, J. Neiva de Figeuiredo, Organizational Change and Strategy: An Interlevel Dynamics Approach, 2nd , Abingdon, OXON, Routledge, 2016, 234pp Book, 2016

D. Coghlan, A.B. Shani & J, Roth, Institutionalizing insider action research initiatives in organizations: The role of learning mechanisms, Systemic Practice &Action Research , 29, 2016, p83 - 95 Journal Article, 2016

Canterino, F., Shani A.B. (Rami), Coghlan, D. and Brunelli M. , Collaborative management research as a modality of action research: Learning from a merger-based study., Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 52, (2), 2016, p157 - 186 Journal Article, 2016

Forms of knowing: Developing the scholarship of practice in, editor(s)E. Cendon, A. Moerth & A. Pellert , Theorie und Praxis Verzahnen, Munster, Waxman, 2016, pp45 - 49, [D.Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2016

Rigg, C. & Coghlan, D. , Action learning and action research - Revisiting similarities, differences, complementarities and whether it matters., Action Learning: Research & Practice, 13, (3), 2016, p201 - 203 Journal Article, 2016

The dissertation: Contributing to practical knowing in, editor(s)L. Anderson, J. Gold, J. Stewart & R. Thorpe , A Guide to Professional Doctorates in Business and Management , London, Sage, 2015, pp167 - 181, [D. Coghlan & R. Holian] Book Chapter, 2015

How to conduct action research in healthcare settings in, editor(s)Michael Byrne , How to Conduct Research for Service Improvement: A Guidebook for Health and Social Care Professionals 2nd Edition, Dublin, Health Service Executive, 2015, pp97 - 105, [Hynes, G., Coghlan, D.] Book Chapter, 2015

Developing the practice of leading change through insider action research: A dynamic capability perspective in, editor(s)H.Bradbury , The Sage Handbook of Action Research, 3rd ed., London, Sage, 2015, pp47 - 54, [.D Coghlan & A.B. (Rami) Shani] Book Chapter, 2015

Developing the practice of leading change through insider action research: A dynamic capability perspective in, editor(s)H.Bradbury , The Sage Handbook of Action Research, 3rd ed., London, Sage, 2015, pp47 - 54, [.D Coghlan & A.B. (Rami) Shani] Book Chapter, 2015

Mirror, mirror: Action research takes a hard look at higher education. in, J. Kearney and M. Todhunter (eds.) , Lifelong Action Learning and Research: A Tribute to the Life and Pioneering Work of Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt., Rotterdam, Sense, 2015, pp11 - 20, [Brydon-Miller & D. Coghlan.] Book Chapter, 2015

Action research for HRD research in, editor(s)M. K.Saunders & P. Tosey , Handbook of Research Methods on Human Resource Development, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2015, pp141 - 154, [R. Holian & D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2015

Organization development: Action research for organizational change in, editor(s)H. Bradbury , The Sage Handbook of Action Research, 3rd ed., London, 2015, pp417 - 424, [D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2015

Hynes, G., Kavanagh, F., Hogan, C., Ryan, K., Rogers, L., Brosnan, J., Coghlan, D., Understanding the challenges of palliative care in everyday clinical practice: an example from a COPD action research project, Nursing Inquiry, 2, (3), 2015, p249 - 260 Journal Article, 2015

Sensemaking in collaborative management research; Insights from an Italian social cooperative in, editor(s)A.B. Shani & D, Noumair , Research in Organizational Change and Development, Vol 23, Bingley, Emerald, 2015, pp167 - 194, [L. Solari, D. Coghlan & A.B. Shani] Book Chapter, 2015

D. Coghlan & P. Coughlan, Effecting change and learning in networks through network action learning, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 51, (3), 2015, p375 - 400 Journal Article, 2015

Dissertation writing, D. Coghlan & M. Brydon Miller, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, London, Sage, 2014, pp280 - 283, [D. Coghlan &. P. Gaya] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2014

Insider action research, D. Coghlan & M. Brydon-Miller, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, London, Sage, 2014, pp443 - 445, [D. Coghlan] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2014

A.B. (Rami) Shani & D. Coghlan, Action and collaboration between scholarship and practice: Core values of OD research, OD Practitioner, 46, (4), 2014, p35 - 38 Journal Article, 2014

La collaborative research tra limiti e confini. Intuizioni sull'action research da un progetto di CO-IMPROVE in, editor(s)[A.B. (Rami) Shani, M. Guerci & S. Cirella] , Collaborative Management Research: Teoria, Metodi, Esperienze , Milan, Rafaello Cortina, 2014, pp213 - 234, [D. Coghlan & P. Coughlan] Book Chapter, 2014

Clinical inquiry, D. Coghlan & M. Brydon-Miller, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, London, Sage, 2014, pp107 - 109, [D. Coghlan] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2014

D.Coghlan & T. Brannick, Doing Action Research in your Own Organization, 4th , London, Sage, 2014, 206 pagespp Book, 2014

D. Coghlan & A,B, (Rami) Shani, Creating action research quality in organization development: Rigorous, reflective and relevant, Systemic Practice & Action Research, 27, 2014, p523 - 536 Journal Article, 2014

Action research e collaborative management research. Piu di quanto sembra? in, editor(s)A.B. (Rami) Shani, M Guerci & S. Cirella , Collaborative Management Research: Teoria, Metodi, Esperienze, Milan, Rafaello Cortina, 2014, pp77 - 97, [A.B. (Rami) Shani, D. Coghlan & S. Cirella] Book Chapter, 2014

D Coghlan & M. Brydon-Miller, Sage Encyclopedia of Action Research , London, Sage, 2014, 863pp Book, 2014

Christian spirituality of action, D.Coghlan & M. Brydon-Miller, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, London, Sager, 2014, pp92 - 94, [D. Coghlan] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2014

Mode 1 and mode 2 methods of knowledge production, D. Coghlan & M. Brydon-Miller, The Sage Encyclopedia of Action Research, London, Sage, 2014, pp541 - 543, [D. Coghlan] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2014

Force field analysis, D. Coghlan & M. Brydon-Miller, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, London, Sage, 2014, pp361 - 363, [D. Coghlan] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2014

D. Coghlan, A.B. (Rami) Shani, J. Roth and R. Sloyan, Executive development through insider action research: Voices of insider action researchers, Journal of Management Development, 33, (10), 2014, p991 - 1003 Journal Article, 2014

Authenticity, D.Coghlan & M. Brydon-Miller, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, London, Sage, 2014, pp68 - 70, [D. Coghlan] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2014

Giving Voice in a Multi-Voiced Environment: The Challenges of Palliative Care Policy Implementation in Acute Care in, editor(s)Keating, Mary McDermott, Aoife Montgomery, Kathleen , Patient-Centred Health Care: Achieving Co-ordination, Communication and Innovation, Basinstoke, Palgrave, 2014, pp133 - 144, [Hynes, Geralyn Coghlan, David McCarron, Mary] Book Chapter, 2014

Organization development, D. Coghlan & M. Brydon-Miller, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, London, Sage, 2014, pp575 - 578, [D. Coghlan] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2014

A.B. (Rami) Shani & D. Coghlan, Collaborate with practitioners: An alternative perspective. A rejoiner to Kieser and Leiner (2012) , Journal of Management Inquiry, 23, (4), 2014, p433 - 437 Journal Article, 2014

Process consultation, D. Coghlan & M. Brydon -Miller, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, London, Sage, 2014, pp657 - 658, [D. Coghlan] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2014

Practical knowing, D. Coghlan & M. Brydon--Miller, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, London, Sage, 2014, pp636 - 637, [D. Coghlan] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2014

Brydon-Miller, M. & Coghlan, D. , The big picture: Implications and imperatives for the action research community from the SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, Action Research, 12, (2), 2014, p224 - 233 Journal Article, 2014

D.Coghlan, What will I do? Toward an existential ethics for first person action research practice, International Journal of Action Research, 9, (3), 2013, p333 - 352 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text

D. Coghlan, Action research as a scholarship of praxis: Toward a social science of common sense knowing, The Lonergan Review, 4, 2013, p181 - 194 Journal Article, 2013

R. Holian & D. Coghlan, Ethical issues and role duality in insider action research: Challenges for action research degree programmes, Systemic Practice & Action Research, 26, 2013, p399 - 418 Journal Article, 2013

D. Coghlan & A. Graham Cagney, 'Multisensory holistic immerson: A method of insider inquiry skills as a threshold concept , Journal of Learning Development in Higher Educaation, 5, 2013, p2 - 20 Journal Article, 2013

Organization development research interventions: Perspectives from action research and collaborative management research in, editor(s)S.Skipton, R.Lewis, A.M.Freedman & J.Passmore , The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Leadership, Change and Organizational Development, Chicester, UK, Wiley, 2013, pp443 - 460, [D. Coghlan & A.B. (Rami) Shani] Book Chapter, 2013

Messy, iterative groping in the swampy lowlands: The challenges of insider scholar-practitioner inquiry in, editor(s)A.B.(Rami) Shani, W.A. Pasmore, R.W. Woodman & D.A Noumair , Research in Organizational Change & Development, Vol. 21, Bingley, Emerald, 2013, pp121 - 147, [D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2013

Process consultation, E.H.Kessler, Encyclopedia of Management Theory, Vol. 2, Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage, 2013, pp608 - 611, [D. Coghlan] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2013

D. Coghlan, Action learning research? Reflections from the colloquium at the Third International Conference on Action Learning , Action Learning: Research & Practice, 10, (1), 2013, p54 - 57 Journal Article, 2013

Implementing a new cancer control programme in Ireland: A case of sustainable large scale change? in, editor(s)S.A. Mohrman & A.B. (Rami) Shani , Organizing for Sustainable Healthcare, Bingley: UK, Emerald, 2012, pp199 - 226, [E. McAuliffe, T. O'Brien & D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2012

Implementing a new cancer control programme in Ireland: A case of sustainable large scale change? in, editor(s)S.A. Mohrman & A.B. (Rami) Shani , Organizing for Sustainable Healthcare, Bingley: UK, Emerald, 2012, pp199 - 226, [E. McAuliffe, T. O'Brien & D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2012

D. Coghlan, Understanding insight in the context of Q, Action Learning: Research & Practice, 9, (3), 2012, p247 - 258 Journal Article, 2012

Gespardi's dilemma: Building collaborative relationships in the extended manufacturing enterprise in, editor(s)D.D. Warrick & J. Mueller , Lessons in Leading Change, Oxford, UK., RossiSmith, 2012, pp203 - 209, [D. Coghlan & P. Coughlan] Book Chapter, 2012

Organization development and action research: then and now in, editor(s)D.M. Boje, B. Burnes & J. Hassard , The Routledge Companion to Organizational Change, Abingdon: OXON, Routledge, 2012, pp46 - 58, [D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2012

D. Coghlan, From individual value judgments to collective action: Lonergan's wheel as a framework for developing ethical action, Theoforum, 43, 2012, p69 - 84 Journal Article, 2012

Action Learning as praxis in learning and change. in, editor(s)A.B. (Rami) Shani, W.A.Pasmore & R. W.Woodman , Research in Organizational Change and Development, vol 20, Bingley: UK, Emerald, 2012, pp59 - 89, [D. Coghlan & C. Rigg] Book Chapter, 2012

G. Hynes, D. Coghlan & M. McCarron, Participation as a multi-voiced process: Action research in the acute hospital, Action Research, 10, (3), 2012, p293 - 312 Journal Article, 2012

A.B. (Rami) Shani, D. Coghlan & S. Cirella , Action research and collaborative management research: More than meets the eye?, International Journal of Action Research, 8, (1), 2012, p45 - 67 Journal Article, 2012

G.S. Hynes, D. Coghlan & M. McCarron, Developing practice in healthcare: The contribution of bildung to negotiating the tensions among practical, professional and organisational knowing, International Journal of Action Research, 8, (2), 2012, p159 - 184 Journal Article, 2012

P.Coughlan & D.Coghlan, Collaborative Strategic Improvement through Network Action Learning: The Path to Sustainability, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2011, 201pp Book, 2011

Practical knowing: The philosophy and methodology of action learning research in, editor(s)M. Pedler , Action Learning in Practice, 4th ed., Farnham, UK, Gower, 2011, pp357 - 367, [D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2011

D. Coghlan & P. Coughlan, Transforming networks through network action learning, OD Practitioner, 43, (2), 2011, p1 - 6 Journal Article, 2011

Roberts, C. & Coghlan, D. , Concentric collaboration: A model of leadership development for healthcare organizations, Action Learning: Research & Practice, 8, (3), 2011, p231 - 252 Journal Article, 2011

D. Coghlan, Action Research: Exploring perspectives on a philosophy of practical knowing, Academy of Management Annals, V, (1), 2011, p53 - 87 Journal Article, 2011

D. Coghlan & P. Coughlan, Notes toward a philosophy of action learning research , Action Learning: Research & Practice, 7, (2), 2010, p193 - 203 Journal Article, 2010

David Coghlan & Teresa Brannick, Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization. , 3rd ed., London, Sage, 2010, 170 pagespp Book, 2010

Seekling common ground in the diversity and diffusion of action research and collaborative management research modalities: toward a general empirical method in, editor(s)W.A. Pasmore, A. B (Rami) Shani & R.W. Woodman , Research in Organizational Change and Development, Vo., 18, Bingley, UK, Emerald, 2010, pp149 - 181, [Coghlan, David] Book Chapter, 2010

David Coghlan & A.B. (Rami) Shani (eds.) , Fundamentals of Organization Development. 4 volumes, London, Sage, 2010, 426pp Book, 2010

D. Coghlan, Interiority as the cutting edge between theory and practice: A first person perspective, International Journal of Action Research, 6, (2-3), 2010, p288 - 307 Journal Article, 2010

Module 3 Learning-in -Action in, editor(s)A.B. Shani, D. Chandler, J-F Coget & J. Lau , Behavior in Organizations: An Experiential Approach. 9th ed. , New York, McGraw-Hill, 2009, pp47 - 61, [David Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2009

D. Coghlan, Toward a Philosophy of Clinical Inquiry/Research, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 45, (1), 2009, p106 - 121 Journal Article, 2009

D. Coghlan & A.B. (Rami) Shani, The Challenges of the Scholar-Practitioner: Introduction to the Special Issue, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 45, (1), 2009, p5 - 7 Journal Article, 2009

P. Coughlan & D. Coghlan, Reconciling Market Requirements and Operations Resource: An Opportunity for Action Learning, Action Learning: Research and Practice, 6, (2), 2009, p109 - 119 Journal Article, 2009

Action Research in, editor(s)C. Karlsson , Researching Operations Management, New York/Abingdon, Routledge, 2009, pp236 - 264, [Paul Coughlan & David Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2009

Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, special issue "The Challenges of the Scholar Practitioner: A Special Issue in Honor of Edgar H. Schein", 45, 1, (2009), D. Coghlan & A.B. (Rami) Shani, [Guest eds.] Journal, 2009

Graham, A. & Coghlan, D. , Creating the learning space for insider inquiry: Threshold concepts in observing organisations, Improving Student Learning through the Curriculum. , Improving Student Learning through the Curriculum. 16th International Symposium, Improving Student Learning, University of Durham, September 2008, edited by C. Rust , Vol. 16, Oxford Brookes University, 2009, pp220 - 232 Conference Paper, 2009

Creating value for scholars and practitioners: Lessons from organisation development through action research and the processual approach in, editor(s)B.Brogger & O. Eikeland , Turning to Practice with Action Research, Frankfurt am Main, Peter Lang, 2009, pp217 - 231, [D. Coghlan & A. McDermott] Book Chapter, 2009

Coghlan, D. & Coughlan, P. , Action Learning and Action Research (ALAR): A Methodological Integration in an Inter-Organisational Setting , Systemic Practice and Action Research, 21, 2008, p97 - 104 Journal Article, 2008

D. Coghlan & P. Coughlan, Exploiting the Reach to Explore the Richness in Inter-organizational Action Research , International Journal of Action Research , 4, (3), 2008, p291 - 313 Journal Article, 2008

Ìnsider Action Research: The Dynamics of Developing New Capabilities in, editor(s)P. Reason & H. Bradbury , Handbook of Action Research, 2nd edition., London, Sage, 2008, pp643 - 655, [Coghlan, D. & Shani, A.B (Rami) ] Book Chapter, 2008

Collaborative Research in and by an Interorganizational Network in, editor(s)A.B. (Rami Shani, S.A. Mohrman, W.A. Pasmore, B. Stymne & N. Adler , Handbook of Collaborative Management Research , Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage, 2008, pp443 - 460, [David Coghlan & Paul Coughlan] Book Chapter, 2008

Researching spirituality: What action research can offer us in, editor(s)U. Agnew, B. Flanagan & G. Heylin , With Wisdom Seeking God: The Academic Study of Spirituality, Leuven, Peeters, 2008, pp211 - 218, [D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2008

David Coghlan, Authenticity as First Person Practice: An Exploration based on Bernard Lonergan, Action Research , 6, (3), 2008, p351 - 366 Journal Article, 2008

Coughlan, P. & Coghlan, D. , Codifying implementation guidelines for a collaborative improvement initiative, Action Learning: Research & Practice, 5, (1), 2008, p39 - 54 Journal Article, 2008

D. Coghlan, Exploring Insight: The Role of Insight in a General Empirical Method in Action Research for Organization Change and Development, Revue Sciences de Gestion-Management Sciences-Ciencias de Gestion, 65, 2008, p343 - 355 Journal Article, 2008

A. McDermott, D. Coghlan & M. Keating, Research for Action and Research in Action: Processual and Action Research in Dialogue, Irish Journal of Management, 29, (1), 2008, p1 - 18 Journal Article, 2008

Collaborative Management Research through Communities of Inquiry in, editor(s)A.B.(Rami) Shani, S.A. Mohrman, W.A.Pasmore, B. Stymne & N. Adler , Handbook of Collabortive Management Research, Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage, 2008, pp601 - 614, [David Coghlan & A.B. (Rami) Shani] Book Chapter, 2008

T. Brannick & D. Coghlan, Reflexivity in Management and Business Research: What do We Mean?, Irish Journal of Management, 27 , (2 ), 2007, p143 - 160 Journal Article, 2007

David Coghlan, Insider Action Research Doctorates: Generating Actionable Knowledge, Higher Education, 54, 2007, p293 - 306 Journal Article, 2007

Action Research special issue "Insider Action Research", 5, 1, (2007), David Coghlan & Rosalie Holian , [Guest eds.] Journal, 2007

Coghlan, D., Insider Action research: Opportunities and Challenges, Management Research News, 30, (5), 2007, p335 - 343 Journal Article, 2007

Coghlan, D., Insider Action Research: Opportunities and Challenges, Management Research News, 30, (5), 2007, p335 - 343 Journal Article, 2007

'Learning through Listening': Conversation for Change in a Health-Care Provider in, editor(s)D. Styvanek & E. McChrystal , Refining Familiar Constructs: Alternative Views in OB, HR and I/O, Charlotte, NC, Information Age Publishers, 2007, pp129 - 150, [D. Coghlan & C. Jacobs] Book Chapter, 2007

Brannick, T. & Coghlan, D. , In Defense of Being "Native": The Case for Insider Academic Research, Organizational Research Methods, 10, 2007, p59 - 74 Journal Article, 2007

R. Middel, D. Coghlan, P. Coughlan, L. Brennan & T. McNichols, Action Research in Collaborative Improvement, International Journal of Technology Management, 33, (1), 2006, p67 - 91 Journal Article, 2006

David Coghlan & Paul Coughlan, Designing and Implementing Collaborative Improvement in the Extended Manufacturing Enterprise: Action Learning and Action Research (ALAR) in CO-IMPROVE, The Learning Organization, 13, (2), 2006, p152 - 165 Journal Article, 2006

Action Learning in inter-organizational sets in, editor(s)C. Rigg and S. Richards , Action Learning, Leadership and Organizational Development in Public Services, Abingdon, OXON, Routledge, 2006, pp181 - 191, [Coghlan D. and Coughlan, P.] Book Chapter, 2006

Coghlan, D. & Davis, K., Evaluating Practitioner Research, Revue Sciences de Gestion-Management Sciences-Ciencias de Gestion, 50, 2006, p19 - 30 Journal Article, 2006

McDonagh, J. & Coghlan, D. , Information Technology and the Lure of Integrated Change: A Neglected Role for Organization Development, Public Administration Quarterly, 30, (1), 2006, p22 - 55 Journal Article, 2006

Raelin, J.A. & Coghlan, D. , Developing Managers as Learners and Researchers: Using Action Learning and Action Research, Journal of Management Education, 30, (5), 2006, p670 - 689 Journal Article, 2006

D. Coghlan, Towards a Science of Practice: Lonergan's Common Sense Knowing and Argyris' Action Science, Milltown Studies, 58, 2006, p100 - 120 Journal Article, 2006

D. Coghlan & M. Pedler, Action Learning Dissertations: Structure, Supervision and Examination, Action Learning: Research and Practice, 3, (2), 2006, p127 - 139 Journal Article, 2006

D. Coghlan & C. Jacobs, Building the Capacity for Learning and Change through Reflective Conversation, International Journal of Action Research, 1, (2), 2005, p243 - 262 Journal Article, 2005

The Application of Action Learning and Action Research in Collaborative Improvement within the Extended Manufacturing Enterprise in, editor(s)H. Kotzab, S. Seuring, M. Muller & G. Reiner , Research Methodologies in Supply Chain Management, Heidelberg, Physica-Verlag, 2005, pp365 - 380, [R. Middel, L. Brennan, D. Coghlan & P. Coughlan] Book Chapter, 2005

David Coghlan & Teresa Brannick, Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization, 2nd edition. , London, Sage, 2005, 153pp Book, 2005

Coghlan David, Action Research in the Academy: Why and Whither? Reflection on the Changing Nature of Research, Irish Journal of Management, 25, (2), 2005, p1 - 10 Journal Article, 2005

Collaborative Research across Borders and Boundaries: Action Research insights from the CO-IMPROVE Project in, editor(s)R. Woodman & W. Pasmore , Research In Organizational Change and Development, Vol. 15, Oxford, Elsevier, 2005, pp275 - 295, [D. Coghlan & P. Coughlan] Book Chapter, 2005

Coghlan, D, Ignatian Spirituality as Transformational Social Science, Action Research, 3, (1), 2005, p89 - 107 Journal Article, 2005

Insider Action Research Projects: Implications for Practicing Managers in, editor(s)Cooke, B. & Woolfram Cox, J. , Fundamentals of Action Research, Vol. III, London, Sage, 2005, pp229 - 224, [David Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2005

Jacobs, C. & Coghlan, D. , Sound from Silence: On Listening in Organizational Learning, Human Relations, 58, (1), 2005, p115 - 138 Journal Article, 2005

David Coghlan & A.B. (Rami) Shani, Roles, Politics and Ethics in Action Research Design, Systemic Practice & Action Research, 18, (6), 2005, p533 - 546 Journal Article, 2005

D. Coghlan & C. Jacobs, Lewin on Reeducation: Foundations for Action Research, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 41, (4), 2005, p444 - 457 Journal Article, 2005

ÒD through Interlevel Dynamics in, editor(s)W. J. Rothwell & R. Sullivan , Practicing Organization Development, San Francisco, Pfeiffer, 2005, pp456 - 463, [David Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2005

Brannick, T & Coghlan, D. , To Know and to Do: Academics' and Practitioners' Approaches to Management Research , Irish Journal of Management, 26, (2), 2005, p1- - 22 Journal Article, 2005

David Coghlan, Tony Dromgoole, Pat Joynt, Peter Sorensen, Managers Learning in Action, London, Routledge, 2004, 193pp Book, 2004

P. Coughlan, D. Coghlan, Action Learning: Towards a Framework in Inter-Organisational Settings, Action Learning: Research and Practice , 1, (1), 2004, p43 - 61 Journal Article, 2004

Meehan, C. & Coghlan, D. , Developing Managers as Healing Agents: A Cooperative Inquiry Approach, , Systemic Practice and Action Research, , 17 , (5 ), 2004, p407 - 423 Journal Article, 2004

Coghlan, D. Coughlan, P. & Brennan, L., Organizing for Research and Action: Implementing Action Research Networks, Systemic Practice & Action Research , 17, (1), 2004, p37 - 49 Journal Article, 2004

David Coghlan, Eilish Mc Auliffe, Changing Healthcare Organisations, Dublin, Blackhall, 2003, 200pp Book, 2003

David Coghlan, Practitioner Research for Organizational Knowledge: Mechanistic- and Organistic-oriented Approaches to Insider Action Research', Management Learning, 34, (4), 2003, p451 - 463 Journal Article, 2003

D. Coghlan, P. Coughlan, Acquiring the Capacity for Operational Improvement: An Action Research Opportunity, Human Resource Planning, 26, (2), 2003, p30 - 38 Journal Article, 2003

Coughlan, P., Coghlan, D., Lombard, F., Brennan, L., McNichols, T & Nolan, Managing Collaborative Relationships in a Period of Discontinuity, International Journal of Operations & Production Management,, 23, (10), 2003, p1246 - 1259 Journal Article, 2003

A. Gardon, D. Coghlan, Reflections on Practice: A Conversation between an OD Practitioner and an OD Academic', OD Practitioner, 35, (4), 2003, p38 - 43 Journal Article, 2003

David Coghlan, Inter-Organizational OD through Action Learning, OD Practitioner, 34, (1), 2002, p26-30 Journal Article, 2002

David Coghlan, Interlevel Dynamics in Clinical Inquiry, Journal of Organizational Change Management, (2), 2002, p190-200 Journal Article, 2002

Paul Coughlan & David Coghlan, Action Research for Operations Management, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 22, (2), 2002, p220-240 Journal Article, 2002

P. Nolan, D. Coghlan, Confronting Long Term Unemployment through Social Entrepreneurship: An Action Research Study, Concepts and Transformation, 7, (3), 2002, p277 - 299 Journal Article, 2002

D. Coghlan, E. Mc Auliffe, A. Pathe, Internal Organisation Development and Change Agents in the Irish Health Boards: Current Practices and Issues, Administration, 50, (4), 2002, p81 - 101 Journal Article, 2002

Coughlan, P., Coghlan, D., Brennan, L., Lombard, F., McNichols, T & Nolan, R., Collaboration in high Technology Companies in Ireland: Three Case Studies, Irish Journal of Management, 23, (2), 2002, p19 - 29 Journal Article, 2002

Developing Organizational Learning Capabilities through Interorganisational Action Learning in, editor(s)M.A. Rahim, R.T. Golembiewski & K.MacKenzie , Current Topics in Management, New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction, 2002, pp33-46 , [D. Coghlan & P. Coughlan] Book Chapter, 2002

David Coghlan, Interlevel Dynamics in Systemic Action Research, Systemic Practice and Action Research, 15, (4), 2002, p273 - 283 Journal Article, 2002

David Coghlan, 'Putting "Research" back into OD and Action Research: A Call to OD Practitioners', Organization Development Journal, 20, (1), 2002, p62-64 Journal Article, 2002

E. McAuliffe, D. Coghlan & A. Pathe, Organisation Development and Change Management in Irish Health Boards: Current Policy Practices, Administration, 50, (3), 2002, p43 - 62 Journal Article, 2002

P. Coughlan, D. Coghlan, T. Dromgoole, D. Duff, R. Caffrey, K. Lynch, I. Rose, P. Stack, A. McGill & P. Sheridan, Effecting Operational Improvement through Inter-organisational Action Learning, Integrated Manufacturing Systems, 13, (3), 2002, p131-140 Journal Article, 2002

Organization Development Journal [Exploiting ICT-Based Capabilities - The Challenge of Integrated Change], 19, 1, (2001), Joe McDonagh and David Coghlan, [eds.] Journal, 2001

McDonagh, J. and Coghlan, D., From the Editors: Exploiting ICT-Based Capabilities - The Challenge of Integrated Change, Organization Development Journal, (1), 2001, p3 - 8 Journal Article, 2001

David Coghlan & Teresa Brannick, Doing Action Research in your Own Organization, London, Sage, 2001 Book, 2001

David Coghlan, Insider Action Research Project: Implications for Practising Managers, Management Learning, 32, (1), 2001, p49-60 Journal Article, 2001

Coghlan, D. and McDonagh, J., Academic Formation and IT-Enabled Change - A Conspicuous Relationship?, Organization Development Journal, (1), 2001, p21-29 Journal Article, 2001

Research and Practice in IT-Related Change: The Case for Clinical Inquiry in, editor(s)R. Woodman & W.Pasmore , Research in Organizational Change and Development, Elsevier Science, 2001, pp195-211 , [D.Coghlan & J. McDonagh] Book Chapter, 2001

The Art of Clinical Inquiry in Information Technology-related Organisational Research in, editor(s)P. Reason & H. Bradbury , Handbook of Action Research, London, Sage, 2001, pp372-378 , [J. McDonagh & D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2001

Joe McDonagh & David Coghlan, Exploiting ICT-Based Capabilities - The Challenge of Integrated Change, Organization Development Journal, (1), 2001 Journal Article, 2001

Edward McIlduff & David Coghlan, Understanding and Contending with Passive-Aggressive Behaviour in Teams and Organizations, Journal of Managerial Psychology, 15, (7), 2000, p716-736 Journal Article, 2000

Perceiving, Evaluating and Responding to Change: An Interlevel Approach in, editor(s)Robert T. Golembiewski , Handbook of Organizational Consultation, New York, Marcel Dekker, 2000, pp213-217 , [David Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2000

David Coghlan, The Interlevel Dynamics of Systemic Learning and Change, Reflections, 2, (2), 2000, p67-74 Journal Article, 2000

David Coghlan, Interlevel Dynamics in Clinical Inquiry, Journal of Organizational Change Management, 13, (2), 2000, p190 - 200 Journal Article, 2000

McDonagh, J. and Coghlan, D., Sustaining the Dilemma with IT Related Change: The Fortuitous Role of Academia, Journal of European Industrial Training, (5), 2000, p297-304 Journal Article, 2000

McDonagh, J. and Coghlan, D., Information Technology and the Lure of Integrated Change: A Neglected Role for Organization Development?, Public Administration Quarterly, 2000 Journal Article, 2000

David Coghlan, The Interlevel Dynamics of Large System Change, Organization Development Journal, (1), 2000, p41-50 Journal Article, 2000

D. Coghlan & E. McIlduff, Facilitating Change in Organisations: Toward a Framework of Organization Development for Person-Centered Practitioners, Person-Centered Journal, (1), 1999, p48-58 Journal Article, 1999

McDonagh, J. and Coghlan, D., Can OD Help Solve the IT Dilemma? OD in IT Related Change., Organization Development Journal, 17, (4), 1999, p41-48 Journal Article, 1999

David Coghlan, The Process of Change through Inter-Levels Dynamics in a Large Group Intervention of a Religious Organisation, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 34, (1), 1998, p105-119 Journal Article, 1998

Organization Development in the Ashfield Youth Corps. in, editor(s)Robert T Golembiewski, & Jerry G. Stevenson , Cases and Applications in Non-Profit Management, Itasca, ILL., Peacock, 1998, pp123-132 , [D. Coghlan, & G. Donnelly-Cox] Book Chapter, 1998

David Coghlan, The Interlevel Dynamics of Information Technology, Journal of Information Technology, 13, 1998, p139-149 Journal Article, 1998

David Coghlan, Organization Development Journal, Special Issue, "Grandmasters of Organization Development", Organization Development Journal, Special Issue, "Grandmasters of Organization Development", (2), 1997 Journal Article, 1997

Organization Development Journal [Grandmasters of Organization Development], 15, 2, (1997), David Coghlan, [eds.] Journal, 1997

D. Tuohy & D. Coghlan, Development in Schools: A Systems Approach Based on Organisational Levels, Educational Management & Administration, 25, (1), 1997, p65-77 Journal Article, 1997

David Coghlan, Grandmasters of Organization Development, Organization Development Journal, (2), 1997 Journal Article, 1997

Organizational Learning as a Dynamic Inter-level Process in, editor(s)M.A. Rahim, R.T. Golembiewski & L.E. Pate , Current Topics in Management, Greenwich, CT, JAI Press, 1997, pp27-44 , [David Coghlan] Book Chapter, 1997

David Coghlan, Organization Development Journal,Special Issue "Organization Development in Voluntary Organizations", Organization Development Journal,Special Issue "Organization Development in Voluntary Organizations", (3), 1996 Journal Article, 1996

Mapping the Progress of Change through Organizational Levels: the Example of a Religious Order in, editor(s)R. Woodman & W. Pasmore , Research in Organizational Change and Development, Vol. 9, Greenwich, CT, JAI Press, 1996, pp123-150 , [David Coghlan] Book Chapter, 1996

Organization Development Journal [Organization Development in Voluntary Organizations], 14, 3, (1996), David Coghlan, [eds.] Journal, 1996

David Coghlan, Organization Development in Voluntary Organizations, Organization Development Journal, (3), 1996 Journal Article, 1996

David Coghlan, Action Science and Organisational Research, Journal of Managerial Psychology, (6), 1995, p20 - 26 Journal Article, 1995

D. Coghlan, & E. McIlduff, Process Consultation and The Person-Centered Approach: Schein and Rogers on the Helping Process, Organization Development Journal, (3), 1995, p45-56 Journal Article, 1995

David Coghlan, Rediscovering Organizational Levels for OD Interventions, Organization Development Journal, (2), 1995, p19-27 Journal Article, 1995

David Coghlan, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Special Issue: Action Science and Organisational Research, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Special Issue: Action Science and Organisational Research, (6), 1995 Journal Article, 1995

David Coghlan, Journal of Managerial Psychology [Action Science and Organisational Research], 10, 6, 1995 Journal Article, 1995

David Coghlan, Organization Development through Inter-Level Dynamics, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, (3), 1994, p264-279 Journal Article, 1994

David Coghlan, Change as Re-education: Lewin Revisited, Organization Development Journal, (4), 1994, p8 - 8 Journal Article, 1994

Rashford, N.S., & Coghlan, D., The Dynamics of Organizational Levels: A Change Framework for Managers and Consultants, Reading, MA, Addison-Wesley, 1994, 156pp Book, 1994

David Coghlan, Research as a Process of Change: Action Science in Organisations, Irish Business & Administrative Research, 1994, p119-130 Journal Article, 1994

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

David Coghlan, Retrieving action research as research in OD, Organization Development Journal, 35, (2), 2017, p11 - 16 Journal Article, 2017

Action Research as a Method of Praxis in, editor(s)Lawrence F. , Lonergan Workshop 20, Boston, Boston College, 2008, pp71 - 86, [David Coghlan] Book Chapter, 2008

David Coghlan, Reflections on Interlevel Dynamics in Change and Strategy, OD Seasonings, 2, (3), 2006 Journal Article, 2006

David Coghlan, Towards a Spirituality of Academic Work: Lessons from Action Research , Human Development, 27, (2), 2006, p38 - 41 Journal Article, 2006

McDonagh, J. and Coghlan, D., Exploring the Role of Academia in Nurturing IT-enabled Business Change, Proceedings of the Informing Science and IT Education Conference, Pori, Finland, June 24-27, 2003, Turku School of Economics and Business A, 2003, pp1201-1210 Conference Paper, 2003

The Thoul Plant in, editor(s)R. Rosenfeld & D. Wilson , Managing Organizations: Text, Readings & Cases, London, McGraw-Hill, 1999, pp233-235 , [David Coghlan] Book Chapter, 1999

Integrating Organizational Dynamics through Organizational Levels in, editor(s)R. Rosenfeld & D. Wilson , Managing Organizations: Text, Readings & Cases, London, McGraw-Hill, 1999, pp320-326 , [David Coghlan] Book Chapter, 1999

Challenges of Educational Leadership: Meaning, Community and Excellence in, editor(s)J.M Feheney , Ideal to Action: The Inner Nature of a Catholic School Today, Dublin, Veritas, 1998, pp168-178 , [D. Tuohy & D. Coghlan] Book Chapter, 1998

Doing Action Science in Your Own Organisation. in, editor(s)Brannick, T. and Roche, W. , Business Research Methods ? Strategies, Techniques, and Sources, Dublin, Oak Tree Press, 1997, pp139-161 , [D. Coghlan & J. McDonagh] Book Chapter, 1997

David Coghlan, Renewing Apostolic Religious Life, Dublin, Columba Press, 1997 Book, 1997

Change Processes in Catholic Religious Orders in, editor(s)F. Massarik , Advances in Organization Development, Norwood, NJ, Ablex, 1995, [David Coghlan] Book Chapter, 1995

Research Expertise

Description

Organisation development through action research Insider action research Action learning

Recognition

Representations

Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 2004-

Action Research 2003-

Organization Development Practitioner 2001-

Systemic Practice & Action Research 2004-

Journal of Management Education 2007 -

Action Learning: Theory and Research 2007-

Revue Sciences de Gestion 2006

Research in Management Education and Development (book series Information Age Publications), 2003-

International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2005-

Irish Journal of Management, 2000-2007

Associate Editor - International, Organization Development Journal 1996-2003

Awards and Honours

FTCD 2005

Memberships

Academy of Management

Organization Development Network

Irish Academy of Management