This paper sets out the two multi-methodologies applied in Action Research form in projects specifically in Malta, Bangladesh, Lebanon and Slovenia, and the manner in which the first steps of adapted Multiview and Imagine/SPSA methodologies were applied. This chapter attempts to answer the question: could multi-methodologies like Multiview and Imagine yield substantial, and appropriate benefits for local people and could the approaches be adapted and adopted by local people or would they remain the specialised property of an expatriate analyst providing that analyst with a privileged understanding not available to local people? The chapter describes how the early stages of the multi-methodologies were applied and in some cases adapted to meet the needs of the specific contexts under consideration. Arising from the research emerge issues of cultural relevance of such Action Research-based multi-methodologies, the role of researchers and the sustainability of such projects.
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- story telling
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Bell, S., Wood-Harper, T. (2007). Story Telling in Action Research Projects. In: Kock, N. (eds) Information Systems Action Research. Integrated Series in Information Systems, vol 13. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-36060-7_7
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