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Doing Research That Is Useful for Theory and Practice / Edition 2
     

Doing Research That Is Useful for Theory and Practice / Edition 2

by Edward Lawler III, Allan M. Mohrman Jr., Susan A. Mohrman, Gerald Ledford Jr., Thomas G. Cummings
 

ISBN-10: 0739101005

ISBN-13: 9780739101001

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: Lexington Books

In this enduring classic, prominent authorities on organizational research describe how they have tried to make their own research approaches useful for theory and practice. Other experts interpret and comment on these contributions, and in the ensuing discussions and debates, the participants provide valuable insights into how these researchers think about their

Overview

In this enduring classic, prominent authorities on organizational research describe how they have tried to make their own research approaches useful for theory and practice. Other experts interpret and comment on these contributions, and in the ensuing discussions and debates, the participants provide valuable insights into how these researchers think about their work, how they formulate problems and research strategies, and the reasons they use particular methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739101001
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Series:
Management/Research
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Doing Useful Research: An Introduction to the Issues Chapter 2 Challenging Traditional Research Assumptions Chapter 3 Why Our Old Pictures of the World Do Not Work Anymore Part 4 Alternative Approaches to Doing Useful Organizational Issues in Doing Usefull Research Chapter 5 Institutional and Organizational Issues in Doing Useful Research Chapter 6 Making Knowledge More relevant to Practice: Maps for Action Chapter 7 Doing research That Makes a Difference Chapter 8 Strategies with Dual Relevance Chapter 9 Contextualist research: A Natural Way to LInk Chapter 10 Organizational Desighn for the Future: A Collaborative Research Approach Part 11 Comparing Research Approaches Chapter 12 Critical Issues in Doing research That Contributes to Theory and Practice Chapter 13 Appendix: Questions for Chapter Authors

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