The Palgrave Handbook of Research Design in Business and Management

Editor/Author Strang, Kenneth D.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $235.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $352.50
ISBN: 978-1-349-47906-1
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Business
Image Count: 97
Book Status: Available
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The Palgrave Handbook of Research Design in Business and Management uses a new state-of-the-art research design typology model to guide researchers in creating the blueprints for their experiments. By focusing on theory and cutting-edge empirical best-practices, this handbook utilizes visual techniques to appease all learning styles.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Foreword: Vision and Reality Joseph F. Hair Jr.
  • Preliminary Introductions
  • Preface: What's Unique for Practitioners - Kenneth D. Strang
  • Contributor Biographies
  • Part I Research Design Guidelines
  • 1 Why Practitioner-Scholars Need a Research Design Typology - Kenneth D. Strang
  • 2 Articulating a Research Design Ideology - Kenneth D. Strang
  • 3 Developing a Goal-Driven Research Strategy - Kenneth D. Strang
  • 4 Matching Research Method with Ideology and Strategy - Kenneth D. Strang
  • 5 Selecting Research Techniques for a Method and Strategy - Kenneth D. Strang
  • 6 Design Issues in Cross-Cultural Research: Suggestions for Researchers - Linda Brennan, Lukas Parker, Dang Nguyen, and Torgeir Aleti
  • 7 Establishing Rationale and Significance of Research - Judith Hahn
  • 8 Organizing and Conducting Scholarly Literature Reviews - Linnaya Graf
  • 9 Interpreting Findings and Discussing Implications for All Ideologies - Mary Ann Rafoth, George Semich, and Richard Fuller
  • Part II Positivist Applications
  • 10 Implications of Experimental versus Quasi-Experimental Designs - Jeremy W. Grabbe
  • 11 Structural Equation Modeling: Principles, Processes, and Practices - Sewon Kim, Edward Sturman, and Eun Sook Kim
  • 12 Correlation to Logistic Regression Illustrated with a Victimization-Sexual Orientation Study - Creaig A. Dunton and Mark Beaulieu
  • 13 Survey Method versus Longitudinal Surveys and Observation for Data Collection - John F. Gaski
  • 14 Cross-Sectional Survey and Multiple Correspondence Analysis of Financial Manager Behavior - Kenneth D. Strang
  • 15 Control Variables: Problematic Issues and Best Practices - Leon Schjoedt and Krittaya Sangboon
  • 16 Monte Carlo Simulation Using Excel: Case Study in Financial Forecasting - Seifedine Kadry
  • Part III Pragmatistic Applications
  • 17 Critical Analysis Using Four Case Studies across Industries - Linnaya Graf
  • 18 Integrating Multiple Case Studies with a Merger and Acquisition Example - Lars Schweizer
  • 19 Iterative-Pragmatic Case Study Method and Comparisons with Other Case Study Method Ideologies - Harm-Jan Steenhuis
  • 20 Action Research Applied with Two Single Case Studies - Angeline Lim and Dae Seok Chai
  • 21 Transportation Queue Action Research at an Australian Titanium Dioxide Mining Refinery - Kenneth D. Strang
  • 22 Participant Observation as Ethnography or Ethnography as Participant Observation in Organizational Research - Peter John Sandiford
  • Part IV Constructivist Applications
  • 23 Constructivist Grounded Theory Applied to a Culture Study - Namsimha Rao Vajjhala
  • 24 Phenomenology Variations from Traditional Approaches to Eidetic and Hermeneutic Applications - Jullian McCarthy
  • 25 Hermeneutic and Eidetic Phenomenology Applied to a Clinical Health-Care Study - Jillian McCarthy
  • 26 Structure of a Dissertation for a Participatory Phenomenology Design - Judith Hahn
  • 27 Emancipatory Phenomenology Applied to a Child Sex Offender Study - Rodney Alexander
  • Part V Final Generalizations and Descriptive Characteristics
  • 28 Gaps to Address in Future Research Design Practices - Kenneth D. Strang, Linda Brennan, Narasimha Rao Vajjhala, and Judith Hahn