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Research Design for Business and Management

by Siah Hwee Ang SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9781847870261
Format:
Pbk 336 pages
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AU$99.00 NZ$100.87
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Research Design for Business and Management is a logical and practical book which provides a clear understanding of the commonly used methods in Business and Management research to enable students to tackle the fundamental elements of the research process with confidence.
Key features:
- Conversation boxes discuss typical research questions to ensure students relate chapters to their own projects
- Focuses on the judgement calls that students will need to make in their own research
- Demonstrates the circular relationships between research elements
- Key insights explain what examiners look for in a good research project to help students get the best possible grades

Fundamentals of Research
Misperceptions, Challenges and Judgment Calls in Research
The Research Question
Conducting a Literature Review
Research Design
Data, Sampling and Measurements
Data Collection Methods
Descriptive and Exploratory Analysis
Quantitative Research Analysis
Qualitative Research Analysis
Writing Up
The Importance of Research Environment

Professor Siah Hwee Ang is Professor and the Bank of New Zealand Chair in Business in Asia at Victoria University of Wellington. Previously he was Professor in Strategy and Associate Dean Postgraduate and International at the University of Auckland and research fellow at Cass Business School, City University in London. He holds a PhD in Management awarded at the National University of Singapore, where he has also been a teaching fellow and research fellow. Siahas main research interests are in the areas of strategy, international business, competition, reputation and international and strategic human resource management. He has published in international top journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management and Journal of Management Studies, and his works have resulted in several five research awards. He has also co-authored the Fundamentals of International Business textbook published by John Wiley. Siah has served on the editorial board of many international journals, and has reviewed more than 550 papers in his career. He teaches strategy, international business and research design and methods courses, and has also supervised more than 60 PhD and Master level students, and led projects and workshops with executives from major companies and government institutions in New Zealand.