Palgrave Key Concepts: Key Concepts in Business and Management Research Methods

Editor/Author Stokes, Peter
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-23-034600-0
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Management
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
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A detailed yet concise handbook clarifying all the major terms needed for a thorough understanding of key research methodology concepts in business and management. An invaluable guide for students at all levels seeking assistance with projects, research proposals, dissertations and theses; including case studies and suggestions for further reading.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Key Concepts
  • Aa
  • Abstract
  • Access
  • Action Research
  • Active Response Rate
  • Aim
  • Analysis
  • Anonymity
  • Appendix
  • Applied Research
  • Archival Research
  • Autoethnography
  • Axial Coding
  • Bb
  • Bar Chart
  • Behaviour Variables
  • Bias
  • Cc
  • Case Study
  • Causality
  • Chi Square Test
  • Closed Question
  • Coding
  • Cognitive Mapping
  • Concept
  • Confidentiality
  • Consent
  • Constant Comparison
  • Constructionism
  • Content Analysis
  • Context
  • Control Group
  • Correlation
  • Covert Research
  • Critical Incident Method (CIM)
  • Critical Management Studies (CMS)
  • Critical Realism
  • Critical Theory
  • Dd
  • Data
  • Data Collection
  • Deconstructionism
  • Deductivism
  • Delphi Technique
  • Delphi technique: mini-case illustration
  • Determinism
  • Discourse (Analysis)
  • Discrete Data
  • Discussion
  • Dissertation
  • Distribution
  • Ee
  • Emic
  • Empiricism
  • Epistemology
  • Ethics
  • Ethnography
  • Etic
  • Evaluation
  • Experimental Design
  • Ff
  • Focus Group
  • Frame of Reference
  • Frequency
  • Functionalism
  • Gg
  • Generalizability
  • Grounded Theory
  • Hh
  • Hawthorne Effect
  • Hermeneutics
  • Histogram
  • Hypothesis
  • Ii
  • Identity
  • Ideographic
  • Inductivism
  • Information
  • Informed Consent
  • Interpreting (Data)
  • Interpretative Research
  • Interview
  • Introduction
  • Iterative
  • Kk
  • Knowledge
  • Ll
  • Language
  • Likert Rating Scale
  • Line Graph
  • Linear
  • Linear Regression
  • Literature Review
  • Lived Experience
  • Longitudinal Research
  • Mm
  • Mean
  • Meaning
  • Median
  • Meta-analysis
  • Method
  • Methodology
  • Mixed Method Research
  • Mode
  • Modernism
  • Nn
  • Narrative Research
  • Nomothetic
  • Normal Distribution
  • Note-taking
  • Oo
  • Objectives
  • Objectivity
  • Observational
  • Ontology
  • Open Question
  • Pp
  • Paradigm
  • Participant Observation
  • Phenomenology
  • Pie Chart
  • Pilot Study
  • Population
  • Positivism
  • Postmodernism
  • Poststructuralism
  • Primary Data
  • Qq
  • Qualitative
  • Quantitative
  • Questionnaires
  • Rr
  • Rationalism
  • Realism
  • Reductionism
  • Referencing
  • Reflexivity
  • Relativism
  • Reliability
  • Representation
  • Research
  • Research Design
  • Research Method
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Proposal
  • Research Question(s)
  • Researcher
  • Respondent
  • Ss
  • Sampling
  • Secondary Data
  • Semiotics
  • Sense-making
  • Skew
  • Social Constructionism
  • Statistics
  • Storytelling
  • Subjectivity
  • Survey Research
  • Symbolic Interactionism
  • Tt
  • Textual Analysis
  • Thematic Analysis
  • Theory
  • Thesis
  • Title
  • Transcription
  • Triangulation
  • Truth
  • Vv
  • Validity
  • Variables
  • Ww
  • Weltanschauung
  • Writing Up
  • References and Bibliography