Economic and Management Research is a step-by-step guide to doing research. It guides students systematically through the research process by helping them to plan a research project, execute the research by using the best methodology and report on the findings. The book focuses on both quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as mixed methods.

Economic and Management Research is a step-by-step guide to doing research. It guides students systematically through the research process by helping them to plan a research project, execute the research by using the best methodology and report on the findings. The book focuses on both quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as mixed methods.

Features

  • A practical guide to research with examples relevant to South African students
  • A balance between quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Relevant case studies that cover realistic research issues
  • A chapter which deals with basic academic literacy and prepares students for writing up research
  • A detailed discussion of ethical considerations in research and writing a proposal
  • Lecturer's resources that consist of a question bank and a case study bank for lecturers who prescribe this book

Part 1: Planning
1. Introduction to research
2. The research problem
3. The literature review
4. The research proposal
Part 2: Doing
5. Research design
6. Quantitative data collection
7. Analysing and interpreting quantitative data collection
8. Qualitative data collection
9. Analysing and interpreting qualitative data
Part 3: Reporting
10. Research reporting
11. Academic literacy
Economic and Management Research is aimed at post-graduate students primarily studying within the faculties of Economics and Management Sciences, as well as Business Sciences.
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