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Management Research MethodsManagement Research Methods, first published in 2007, is a comprehensive guide to the design and conduct of research in management-related disciplines such as organisational behaviour, human resource management, industrial relations, and the general field of management. Specifically, the text begins by providing an overview of the research process and in subsequent chapters explains the major types of design used in management research (correlational field studies, experimental and quasi-experim…

Business Research Methods, 12th EditionThe Twelfth Edition of Business Research Methods reflects a thoughtful revision of a market standard. Students and professors will find thorough, current coverage of all business research topics presented with a balance of theory and practical application. The authors use managerial decision-making as the theme of Business Research Methods and they provide the content and structure to ensure students’ grasp of the business research function. This textbook also encourages and supports the complet…

Quantitative Methods for BusinessYou don’t have to be a mathematician to maximize the power of quantitative methods. Written for the current?or future?business professional, QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR BUSINESS, 13E makes it easy for you to understand how you can most effectively use quantitative methods to make smart, successful decisions. The book’s hallmark problem-scenario approach guides you step by step through the application of mathematical concepts and techniques. Memorable real-life examples demonstrate how and when to u…

Research Methods in Public Administration and Public Management: An Introduction (Routledge Masters in Public Management)Research in public administration and public management has distinctive features that influence the choices and application of research methods. Periods of change and upheaval in the public sector provide ample opportunities and cases for research, but the standard methodologies for researching in the social sciences can be difficult to follow in the complex world of the public sector. In a dynamic political environment, the focus lies on solving social problems whilst also using methodological …

Research Methods and Design in Sport Management Research Methods and Design in Sport Management explains research design, implementation, analysis, and assessment criteria with a focus on specific procedures unique to the discipline of sport management. The text is an invaluable resource for students and practitioners in sport management because it focuses on applied research for organizational purposes and the qualitative and quantitative methodologies pertinent to the field of sport management. Organized in four parts, Research Metho…

Research Methods for Business: A Skill-Building ApproachResearch Methods for Business: A Skill-Building Approach is a concise and straightforward introduction for students to the world of business research. The skill-building approach provides students with practical perspectives on how research can be applied in real business situations. Maintaining Uma Sekaran’s popular and accessible style of writing, Roger Bougie draws upon his extensive experience of the field to present an up-to-date guide on business research for the aspiring future manager….

Research Methods for Business Students, 7th ed. Research Methods for Business Students has been fully revised for this seventh edition and continues to be the market-leading textbook in its field, guiding hundreds of thousands of student researchers to success in their research methods modules, research proposals, projects and dissertations.     So, if you’re thinking . . .   ‘How do I choose my topic?’ ‘I’m confused by all these different philosophies’ ‘I need to collect my data; what do I do first?’ ‘When and what do I need to write?…

Narrative Methods for Organizational & Communication Research (SAGE series in Management Research)An essential guide for academics and researchers needing to look at alternative discourse analysis strategies. As a research tool, narrative methods have become increasingly useful in organization studies, where much research involves the interpretation of “stories” in some form. This methodology can be applied where qualitative story analyses can help to assess interview, newspaper or web document stories for research projects. In this book, Boje sets out eight analysis options that can deal w…

Doing Research in Business and Management: An Introduction to Process and MethodThis wide-ranging text comprehensively overviews management research and research methodology. The authors take the reader through all the major stages of the research process and introduce the key methods. After highlighting the different contexts and purposes, strategies and tactics, programmes and processes of management research, the authors provide detailed coverage of the relevant research approaches and methods. They discuss the interrelationship of theoretical and empirical research, an…

Research Project Management: 25 Free Tools (Evaluation Works' Research Guides Book 1)Do you need to manage a research project?This guide lists 25 online tools and resources, available at zero cost, to help researchers, evaluators, doctoral students and supervisors, research managers and administrators, with a range of activities and skills involved in managing research successfully. Includes tools and resources for:Project planningGoal-settingTime managementDocument sharing and storageOrganizational aidsCommunication and collaborationWriting aidsReference managersProject managem…