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As change processes in organizations become more continuous and complex, they become harder to thoroughly understand with traditional methods such as surveys or retrospective studies. Rather, the emergent nature of contemporary change calls for a need to have access to, or even be part of, the events as they unfold. Hence, there will be a greater need to be deeply involved in the organizations under study. We therefore believe that collaborative approaches to change research will increase in importance in the coming years, which we welcome. However, coming close to an organization and also affecting the organization is a delicate matter, which implies specific ethical challenges. We draw on collaborative action research processes, studying change, and display six situational cases where we see ethical dilemmas arising. This chapter aims to provide researchers taking on a collaborative research approach to investigating large-scale change with a heads-up around ethical dilemmas that can occur around the delicacy of change. Additionally, we provide the reader with propositions around how to handle each dilemma.

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