Group Concept Mapping Books

Mary Kane (President and Principal Consultant, Concept Systems, Inc.) is the first author of the authoritative text on Group Concept Mapping, Concept Mapping for Planning and Evaluation. Mary partnered with Scott Rosas (Director of Research and Evaluation, Concept Systems, Inc.) to create an exciting expansion of GCM’s story in a second volume, Conversations about Group Concept Mapping: Applications, Examples and Enhancements. Both of these works are available through various locations as well as with the publisher, Sage Publications, listed below.

Groups Concept Mapping Texts:

  • Kane, M., Trochim, W., Trochim, W., & Sage Publications. (2007). Concept Mapping for Planning and Evaluation. SAGE Publications. Available here.
  • Kane, M. A., & Rosas, S. R. (2017). Conversations About Group Concept Mapping: Applications, Examples, and Enhancements(1st ed.). SAGE Publications, Inc. Available here.

Conversations About Group Concept Mapping: Applications, Examples, Enhancements

Conversations About Group Concept Mapping: Applications, Examples, and Enhancements, by Mary Kane and Scott Rosas, takes a concise, practice-based approach to GCM. After defining the method, demonstrating how to design a project, and providing guidelines to analyze the results, this book then dives into real research exemplars. Conversations with the researchers are based on in depth interviews that connected method, practice, and results.

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Concept Mapping for Planning and Evaluation (Applied Social Research Methods)

Concept Mapping for Planning and Evaluation, by Mary Kane and William M. K. Trochim, is a thorough, accessible guide to Group Concept Mapping for social or organizational researchers in any context.

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