Journal of Work-Applied Management: Volume 9 Issue 2 , Open Access


Table of contents - Special Issue: Exploring the impact of reflective and work applied approaches

Guest Editors: Tony Wall

Revisiting impact in the context of workplace research: a review and possible directions

Tony Wall, Lawrence Bellamy, Victoria Evans, Sandra Hopkins

The purpose of this paper is to revisit the scholarly impact agenda in the context of work-based and workplace research, and to propose new directions for research and practice.


The ignorant manager: conceptualising impact with Rancière

Deborah Scott

The purpose of this paper is to offer a response to expressions in the literature concerning the limitations of critical reflection, using Rancière’s exposition of the role of…


Impact through coaching: does the use of models limit connectedness in coaching?

Rachel Veronica Robins

Models are currently used extensively in the delivery of coaching. These models are used to give structure and form by coaches. The purpose of this paper is to present an…


Positive emotion in workplace impact: The case of a work-based learning project utilising appreciative inquiry

Tony Wall, Jayne Russell, Neil Moore

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the role of positive emotions in generating workplace impacts and examine it through the application of an adapted appreciative inquiry…


Re/searching for “impact”

Simon Ellis Poole

As an exploration of how “impact” might be reconsidered, the purpose of this paper is to suggest that current contemporary understandings of “impact” fail practice and research by…

Beyond Text: the co-creation of dramatised character and iStory

Anne Pässilä, Allan Owens, Paula Kuusipalo-Määttä, Tuija Oikarinen, Raquel Benmergui

In exploring the impact of reflective and work applied approaches, the authors are curious how vivid new insights and collective “Eureka” momentums occur. These momentums can be…


The impact of story: measuring the impact of story for organisational change

Lisa Rossetti, Tony Wall

The role of dialogue has recently been identified as being important in generating impact in organisations, but the purposeful use of narrative or story-based approaches to effect…


The challenges of managing degree apprentices in the workplace: A manager’s perspective

Lisa Rowe, Daniel Moss, Neil Moore, David Perrin

The purpose of this paper is to explore the issues and challenges facing employers as they manage degree apprentices in the workplace. It examines the relationship between…

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