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Designing and Managing Your Research Project: Core Skills for Social and Health Research

by David Thomas and Ian Hodges SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9781848601925
Format:
Hbk 264 pages
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Designing and Planning Your Research Project provides information provides information about the key areas needed for a successful Project. It includes software skills, developing research objectives, writing proposals, literature reviews, getting ethics approval, seeking funding, managing a project, communicating research findings and writing reports.

Designing and Planning Your Research Project helpfully includes numerous examples, checklists and practical exercises designed to assist the learning of research skills and the completion of crucial project tasks. It covers procedures needed for conducting projects electronically and accessing information from the Internet.

AUDIENCE: Advanced undergraduate students, postgraduate students planning theses and dissertations and other researchers in the early stages of their career.

CONTENTS:
Skills Needed for Doing Research \ Software Skills \ Developing Research Objectives and Questions \ Doing a Literature Review \ Preparing and Writing a Research Proposal \ Getting Funding for Research \ Preparing for an Ethics Review \ Managing a Research Project \ Working with Colleagues and Supervisors \ Communicating Research Findings \ Writing a Research Report \

Designing and Managing Your Research Project is rich in content, full of practical information with a simple, easy-to-follow layout the book will be ideal for academic and non-academic researchers, teachers and consultants, among others. The authorsa consultative-coaching-advisory and empathy-towards-researchers approaches in discussing the core knowledge in research project management are indeed commendable. Most researchers whilst reflecting on the content will find the book rigorous, relevant, simple and practical Ronald R. KumarThe Qualitative Report
David C Thomas (Ph.D, University of South Carolina) is Professor of International Management at Simon Fraser University, Canada. He is the author of seven books including Cross-Cultural Management: Essential Concepts, (Sage) and Cultural Intelligence: Peo