Research Methods for Managers / Edition 4

Research Methods for Managers / Edition 4

by John Gill, Phil Johnson
     
 

The highly-anticipated Fourth Edition of this bestselling text still succeeds in providing a step-by-step guide to implementing particular methodologies, while simultaneously encouraging a strong awareness of philosophical assumptions.

Using a practical approach, but with explicit attention to the role of theory in management research, the new edition of

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The highly-anticipated Fourth Edition of this bestselling text still succeeds in providing a step-by-step guide to implementing particular methodologies, while simultaneously encouraging a strong awareness of philosophical assumptions.

Using a practical approach, but with explicit attention to the role of theory in management research, the new edition of Research Methods for Managers is a stimulating guide for students in management, organization and organization research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847870940
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/20/2010
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: ISSUES AND PROCESSES IN MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
Introduction
Starting Management Research
The Role of Theory in Research Methods
PART TWO: KEY METHODS IN MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
Experimental Research Design
Action Research
Survey Research Design
Qualitative Methodology
The Case of Ethnography
PART THREE: PHILOSOPHICAL ISSUES AND DEVELOPMENTS IN MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
Philosophical Disputes and Management Research
Conclusions
Evaluating Management Research

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