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Business and Management Research

Paradigms and Practices

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Red Globe Press

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15 December 2008

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Ebook - 9781137110787

16 September 2017

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Business and Management Research combines the philosophy and practicalities of research into one accessible volume. Three popular approaches are demonstrated through case studies and reliable mental models, providing readers...

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Business and Management Research combines the philosophy and practicalities of research into one accessible volume. Three popular approaches are demonstrated through case studies and reliable mental models, providing readers with applied knowledge - a crucial advantage when undertaking high profile projects.Key Features:• Detailed graphics, life-cycle illustrations and 'helicopter' treatment of key ideas make this the ideal starting point to a research project• Case studies demonstrate the concepts and methodologies of research• Strong focus on methodology, a central aspect of successful research design

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There's a strong focus on methodology, which is central in designing effective research and an area that students typically find difficult.

The emphasis on paradigm selection helps students understand the importance of an appropriate paradigm in successful research and also compares and contrasts different paradigm characteristics.

Case studies from different business areas illustrate the concepts and methodologies behind research in varying contexts.

Students are?shown the bigger picture behind?research, as well as the fine detail of practical implementation.

Accessible and direct enough to be used by undergraduates, with a sound theoretical grounding that appeals to higher level students.


Part One Introduction and Outline
Key concepts when Framing Business and Management Research
Examples to Illustrate a Research Roadmap
A Roadmap for  Research Design and Implementation
Part Two Research Paradigms
Philosphies of Science The Bedroack of Good Research
Illustrating Three Paradigms in Action A Guide to the next Three Chapters
Part Three Illustrative Cases
Positivist Examples of Investigative Theory and Practice
Interpretivist Examples of Investigative Theory and Practice
Criticalist Examples of Investigative Theory and Practice
Part Four
Summary and Pointers for Further Understanding of Major Paradigms.
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Dr. Erica Hallebone is a Professorial Fellow and Dr. Jan Priest is an Adjunct Professor - both in the Graduate School of Business at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

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Dr. Erica Hallebone is a Professorial Fellow and Dr. Jan Priest is an Adjunct Professor - both in the Graduate School of Business at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

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