經管研究方法實踐指南

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圖書信息

出版社: 東北財經大學; 第1版 (2007年6月1日)
叢書名: 高等院校雙語教學適用教材
平裝: 246頁
正文語種: 簡體中文, 英語
開本: 16, 0開
ISBN: 7810849751
條形碼: 9787810849753
尺寸: 24.6 x 19 x 1 cm
重量: 399 g

作者簡介

作者:(英)珀威茲·加瑞 等

內容簡介

本書的目的旨在幫助學生消除那種認為研究”太過於科學化”或“太抽象”的錯誤觀念;幫助學生了解科學與研究的語言及方法;幫助他們懂得那些結構合理與論證恰當的報告是如何比那些僅以實踐方法或常識為基礎的報告更令人信服和更可靠的;綜合併簡化研究過程.為學生提供實踐指南,這樣他們就能夠有效地完成研究項目.寫出好的論文和項目報告。

目錄

Part Ⅰ Challenges and ambiguities of business research
1 Introduction
1.1 Purpose
1.2 readership
1.3 On the use of the book
2 Research in business studies
2.1 Why we do research
2.2 Research versus common sense
2.3 Different research orientations
2.4 induction and deduction
2.5 What comes first: theory or data?
2.6 Knowledge skills and research
2.7 Why research never stops
2.8 Research and ethics
Further reading
Questions
Exercises
Part Ⅱ The research process
3 The research process
3.1 The process perspective
3.2 Levels of research
3.3 Research and knowledge
3.4 What comes first: theory or research?
3.5 Some important concepts
3.6 Concluding remarks
Further reading
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Exercises
4 Research problems
4.1 Research ideas
4.2 Wrestling with research problems
4.3 Models in research
4.4 The role of reviewing past literature
Further reading
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Exercises
5 Research design
5.1 The design problem
5.2 Problem structure and research design
5.3 The problem of 'cause'
5.4 The classic experiment
5.5 Validity threats
5.6 Other research designs
5.7 Requirements in research design
Further reading
Questions
Exercises
6 Measurements
6.1 Defining measurement
6.2 Levels (scales) of measurement
6.3 Validity and reliability in measurements
6.4 Improving your measurements
6.5 Measurements in qualitative' research
Further reading
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7 Data sources
7.1 Secondary data
7.2 Primary data
Further reading
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Exercises
8 Data collection
8.1 Qualitative versus quantitative methods
8.2 When to use qualitative methods
8.3 Observations
8.4 Communication
8.5 Surveys
8.6 Interviews
8.7 Focus groups
Further reading
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Exercises
9 Sampling in empirical research
9.1 Why take samples?
9.2 Sampling procedures
9.3 Probability samples
9.4 Determining sample size
9.5 Sampling in qualitative research
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Exercises
10 Preparation and analysis of data
10.1 Editing and coding
10.2 The role of statistics
10.3 Analysing one variable
10.4 Cross-tabulation
10.5 Test of hypotheses
10.6 Use of computers in research
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Part Ⅲ Implementation
11 Quantitative data analysis
11.1 Examining differences
11.2 Relationship (covariation) between variables
11.3 Explaining and predicting relationships between variables
11.4 Data reduction, structure and dimensions
11.5 Additional methods
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12 Qualitative data analysis
12.1 Characteristics of qualitative research
12.2 Qualitative data
12.3 Analytical procedures
12.4 Interpretation
12.5 Strategies for qualitative analysis
12.6 Quantifying qualitative data
12.7 Validity in qualitative research
12.8 Analysis of cross-cultural data
12.9 Use of computers in qualitative research
12.10 Case studies and triangulation
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13 Writing the final report
13.1 Purpose and importance of a written presentation
13.2 Guidelines
13.3 Structure of the report
13.4 Oral presentation
13.5 Writing for publication
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