Item description for The Essence of Research Methodology: A Concise Guide for Master and PhD Students in Management Science by Jan Jonker & Bartjan Pennink...
This publication is designed to provide Master and PhD students with a concise introduction to doing research in organisations. The aim is to offer them the knowledge to make well-reasoned methodological choices. The text is intended as a concise yet hand-on introduction to help students to understand what structuring and designing a research implies. The book contains more then fifty practical examples, exercises, discussions and short case studies. These are aimed at showing how to apply a particular methodology in a specific context. Short footnotes draw attention to more fundamental theoretical, ontological or epistemological issues. Criteria are listed making it possible to judge the quality of the results. At the end of the book various checklists are provided to help students structure their research activities and reflect on key issues and choices to be made. A special feature of this book is an extensive comparative glossary of the methodological terms and notions.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2009
ISBN 3540716580 ISBN13 9783540716587
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More About Jan Jonker & Bartjan Pennink
Jan Jonker is Associate Professor and Research Fellow at the Nijmegen School of Management, University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands. Marco C. De Witte is Associate Professor of Organisation Design and Change Management at the Faculty of Management and Organisation of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, and partner at HGRV Consultants and Managers.