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PADRE: a Method for Participatory Action Design Research
University West, Department of Economics and IT, Divison of Informatics. (LINA)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1202-9797
University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Media and Design. (LINA)ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9129-2923
Information Systems, Aalto University, Finland.
2016 (English)In: Tackling Society's Grand Challenges with Design Science: 11th International Conference, DESRIST 2016, St. John's, NL, Canada, May 23-25, 2016, Proceedings / [ed] Editors: Parsons, J., Tuunanen, T., Venable, J., Donnellan, B., Helfert, M., Kenneally, J. (Eds.), Springer International Publishing , 2016, Vol. 9661, 19-36 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Action Design Research (ADR) is a Design Research (DR) method that enriches the Design Science Research (DSR) paradigm, by providing stages and principles for designing artifacts and allowing for their emergence in an organizational context. The method has been used and elaborated by scholars, extending the mode of the method and its stages, incorporating and adopting knowledge from related approaches such as Participatory Action Research (PAR) and Participatory Design (PD). In this paper, we have adopted principles and philosophy from PAR and PD to extend and elaborate the AD R method, by providing a front-end of Action Research (AR) that emphasizes learning through incremental iteration. We will introduce our elaborated method as Participatory Action Design Research (PADRE) and demonstrate how we have used it in our own research. We argue that the ADR method can benefit from incorporating learning within and across each and every stage iteratively. We also argue that learning can be used as a learning nexus, which informs and gets accumulated for formalization of learning that can be re-used within different cycles of ADR. Hence, we introduce PADRE and provide a model that consists of a set of key-components, which extends and elaborates the ADR method

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Springer International Publishing , 2016. Vol. 9661, 19-36 p.
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN 0302-9743
Keyword [en]
Action Design Research, Participatory Action Design Research, Design Science Research
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Design Information Systems, Social aspects
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-9354DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-39294-3_2ScopusID: 2-s2.0-85007179081ISBN: 978-3-319-39294-3ISBN: 978-3-319-39293-6 (print)OAI: diva2:931847
11th International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) 2016. St. John, Canada, 23-25 May.
Available from: 2016-05-30 Created: 2016-05-30 Last updated: 2017-01-13Bibliographically approved

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