The next phase of the action research project is incorporating the use of a Responsibility Chart. The Responsibility Charting in an action research project is used to identify who is responsible for core project activities, actions, and decisions. During this phase, emphasis is placed on the details of the action research project and the project responsibilities. When a team member is assigned a role on the action research project, they are also given certain responsibilities and authority. The authority to take action or make decision.
The action research project team will benefit from using Responsibility Charting because it will clearly define the roles and responsibilities each member will play that will be critical to the success of the project. The Charting will also reduce confusion about who does what when; it will keep people from performing redundant activities; it will bring order to the project; Responsibility Charting will allow team members to refer to the charting when they are assigned a role; and every member is responsible for understanding the other roles and responsibilities (Stringer, 2007).
Decisions and Responsibilities
There are four stakeholders involved in this action research project of how to restore the trust in Youth Empowerment leadership as indicated in the Responsibility Chart (Appendix). The stakeholders are; 1) , whose role is to observe and research behaviors and attitudes during activities, meetings, purposes, people and feelings as they relate to the issue (Stringer, 2007). Larry’s engagement to the project team was because he brings a young and fresh eye to the situation, he has not formed any relationship ties and is therefore un-bias in his input; 2) Vivian Trueblood, whose role will be to collect and organize data, she will also advise on the data timelines with regard to what data has yet to be added to the spread sheet, Vivian already maintains office confidentiality, her level of...