Cognitive Mapping

F. Ackermann, Richard Thorpe (Editor), Robin Holt (Editor)

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This research focuses on messy complex problems, in particular strategy making, leading to action research. Dr Ackermann has developed this approach, called Journey Making which has cognitive mapping at its foundation. The technique has been used for strategy making and capturing and analysing qualitative data.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Management Research
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2007


  • messy complex problems
  • strategy making
  • action research
  • Journey Making
  • cognitive mapping
  • analysing qualitative data

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