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Title Research in organizations : foundations and methods of inquiry / Richard A. Swanson, Elwood F. Holton III, editors.

Imprint San Francisco, Calif. : Berrett-Koehler, ©2005.


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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 459 pages) : illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Publication in the Berrett-Koehler organizational performance series
Publication in the Berrett-Koehler organizational performance series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Advancing research in organizations through learning communities / Andrew H. Van de Ven -- pt. 1. Research in organizations. The challenge of research in organizations / Richard A. Swanson -- The process of framing research in organizations / Richard A. Swanson -- pt. 2. Quantitative research methods. The basics of quantitative research / Elwood F. Holton III and Michael F. Burnett -- Sampling strategies and power analysis / David L. Passmore and Rose M. Baker -- Effects sizes versus statistical significance / Bruce Thompson -- Experimental and quasi-experimental designs / Darlene Russ-Eft -- Survey research in organizations / Kenneth R. Bartlett -- Multivariate research methods / Reid A Bates -- Structural equation modeling : an introduction to basic techniques and advanced issues / Jeni L. Barnette and Larry J. Williams -- Scale development principles and practices / Timothy R. Hinkin -- Factor analysis methods / Baiyin Yang -- Meta-analysis methods / Baiyin Yang -- pt. 3. Qualitative research methods. Content, lived experience, and qualitative research / Yvonna S. Lincoln -- Analyzing qualitative data / Wendy E.A. Ruona -- Grounded theory research methods / Carol D. Hansen -- Ethnographic research methods / Pamela Crespin, Christine Miller, and Allen W. Batteau -- Historical research methods / Michael Rowlinson -- pt. 4. Mixed methods research. Mixed methods research : developments, debates, and dilemmas / John W. Creswell and J. David Creswell -- Case study research methods / Andrea D. Ellinger and Victoria J. Marsick -- Theory development research methods / Richard J. Torraco -- Action research methods / Lyle Yorks -- pt. 5. Research resources. Using journals and databases in research / Thomas J. Chermack and David L. Passmore -- Managing an effective and ethical research project / Miles T. Bryant. e.
Summary While there are many other books on research methods, Research in Organizations differs from them in applying these methods to the study of organizations, supported by numerous case studies illustrating each process. A comprehensive beginner's research text, the book covers the foundations and methods relevant to doing research in organizations, as well as the identification of research questions and the ethical conduct of research. Research in Organizations offers a holistic perspective of the subject that embraces quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methodology research procedures. Written.
Note Print version record.
Language English.
Subject Organization -- Research -- Methodology.
Organizational sociology.
Organisation -- Recherche -- Méthodologie.
Sociologie des organisations.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Negotiating.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
Organization -- Research -- Methodology. (OCoLC)fst01047792
Organizational sociology. (OCoLC)fst01047878
Wetenschappelijke technieken.
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Added Author Swanson, Richard A., 1942- Editor.
Holton, Elwood F., 1957- Editor.
Other Form: Print version: 9781576753149 9781576750759 (DLC) 2004066341 (OCoLC)57751789
ISBN 9781605093338 (electronic bk.)
1605093335 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9781576750752
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DEBBG BV043158025
DEBSZ 396337694
DEBSZ 421953721
NZ1 13860534
NZ1 15198538
NZ1 15292686

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