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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…

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?…

Research Methods in Sports ManagementFilled with helpful figures and charts, this first-of-its-kind textbook is a vital resource for students, teachers, and industry professionals. The authors are all expert researchers in their areas of specialisation and have written extensively in both books and journals. Their current roles in teaching college-level courses have allowed them to understand exactly how to tailor research methods to the topic of sport management and to compile the important information presented here. Unique Featu…

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 in the field to present an up-to-date guide on business research which is ideal for aspiring man…

Research Methods for Sport Management (Foundations of Sport Management)Research methods courses have become a compulsory component of most degree programs in sport management. This is the first introductory research methods textbook to focus exclusively on sport management. Through the use of examples, cases and data taken from the real world of sport management it opens up a traditionally dry area of study, helping the student to understand the vital importance of sound methodology in their studies and subsequent professional practice. The book covers the full ra…

Quantitative Methods in Health Care Management: Techniques and ApplicationsThoroughly revised and updated for Excel®, this second edition of Quantitative Methods in Health Care Management offers a comprehensive introduction to quantitative methods and techniques for the student or new administrator. Its broad range of practical methods and analysis spans operational, tactical, and strategic decisions. Users will find techniques for forecasting, decision-making, facility location, facility layout, reengineering, staffing, scheduling, productivity, resource allocation, …

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…

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 …

Business Research Methods, 12th Edition (Irwin Statistics)The 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…

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…