The articles provided for action research method are interesting. I believe that action research is really beneficial for illustrative and explanatory purpose. Several thoughts arise; referring last discussion concerning practical and rigour, how rigour is the action research? Are consultancy jobs also considered as action researches? And, how the researchers maintain their objectivity in interpreting or evaluating the final outcome since they also involved in prescribing the direction or “action” of organisations?
Finding and explaining relations of constructs which are statistically significant is consider interesting in quantitative approach, what are the events that consider interesting in action research? How this method deal with the issue of reproduce ability of the research process. It should be interesting to know how the action research might be applied in conducting evaluation of ICT investment in organisations.