A concise, clear and comprehensive introduction to research methods, which equips students with a systematic approach to business research.
Written in an accessible style, this book demonstrates the importance of a scientific approach to business research and problem-solving projects. It shows students how to formulate a problem, choose a research method, argue and motivate, and how to collect, analyse and present the data.
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Dr. Pervez Ghauriis Professor of International Business at Kings College London. Dr Kjell Gronhaugis Professor of Business Studies at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Bergen, Norway..
Provisional TOC PART ONE: CHALLENGES AND AMBIGUITIES OF BUSINESS RESEARCH 1. Introduction 2. Research in business PART TWO: THE RESEARCH PROCESS 3. The Process Perspective 4. Research Problems 5. Research Design 6. Measurements 7. Data sources 8. Data Collection 9. Sampling in empirical research 10. Preparation and analysis of data PART THREE: IMPLEMENTATION 11. Quantitative data analysis 12. Qualitative Data analysis 13. Writing the final report