2   Using Adjusted Responses to Engage in Research Conversations with Organisational Members

Mette Vinther Larsen

Introduction

The following two chapters will explore conversations between two persons: a researcher or student and, in this case, a leader. There is nothing in the practice that requires these conversations to be between a researcher and a leader; they can take place just as easily between a researcher, student, consultant, and a middle manager, employee, board member, etc. What characterises these conversations is that they often take place between two persons who do not, under normal circumstances, spend time together. The purpose of these conversations is to explore current and, from the leader’s perspective, relevant organisational ...

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