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Researching and Writing Dissertations

Researching and Writing Dissertations

A Complete Guide for Business and Management Students

  • Author: Roy Horn
  • Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
  • ISBN: 1843983230
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 288
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From finding a topic to writing and reviewing your work, Researching and Writing Dissertations is an essential tool for anyone working on a dissertation or business report. This new edition is now suitable for students studying the CIPD Level 7 Advanced units Investigating a Business Issue and Using Information in HR but is equally relevant for all non-CIPD students too. Covering everything from strategies for finding and developing a dissertation topic and how to develop a research proposal through to what methodology to use and how to analyse your data, this is the only book you need to write clear, effective and compelling dissertations and reports. In addition to practical guidance on the researching and writing up of projects, this book includes essential guidance on effective time management and how to ensure that projects are completed and submitted on time as well as invaluable insights through real-life student and supervisor comments. Fully supported by online resources including an instructor's manual and lecturer slides as well as templates, checklists and quizzes for students, Researching and Writing Dissertations is a book that anyone working on dissertations, research projects or business reports can't afford to be without.

Your Undergraduate Dissertation

Your Undergraduate Dissertation

The Essential Guide for Success

  • Author: Nicholas Walliman
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1446287076
  • Category: Literary Collections
  • Page: 304
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'This is a refreshing and inspiring book, of equal value to both the anxious and the ambitious student' - Lucinda Becker, Department of English Literature, University of Reading In the second edition of this best-selling guide, Nicholas Walliman provides expert, step-by-step advice on managing and developing a successful undergraduate project. This book takes you through each stage of your dissertation, answering questions including: How do I choose an appropriate topic for my dissertation? How do I write a research proposal? What's a literature review, how do I conduct it and how do I write it up? How can I ensure I'm an ethical researcher? What methods of data collection are appropriate for my research question? Once I have collected my data, what do I do? What's the best structure for my dissertation? Full of examples from real student projects, interdisciplinary case studies and illustrated with cartoons to make you smile along the way, this book will tell you all you need to know to write a brilliant dissertation.

Researching and Writing a Dissertation

Researching and Writing a Dissertation

A Guidebook for Business Students

  • Author: Colin Fisher
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • ISBN: 9780273710073
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 359
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This book takes an extremely practical, skills-based approach and covers both the research methods themselves and the process of choosing, planning, researching and writing the dissertation.

Business and Economics Cat 2005/06

Business and Economics Cat 2005/06

  • Author: Katie Thorn Staff
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
  • ISBN: 9781844803347
  • Category:
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Research Methods for Business Students

Research Methods for Business Students

  • Author: Mark Saunders,Philip Lewis,Adrian Thornhill
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • ISBN: 9780273716860
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 614
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Using real-life case studies and written with a student-centred approach, this 5th edition provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to undertake a piece of business research making the best use of IT where appropriate.

People Management

People Management

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Personnel management
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Mastering Your Business Dissertation

Mastering Your Business Dissertation

How to Conceive, Research and Write a Good Business Dissertation

  • Author: Robert Lomas
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136720103
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 184
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This short book from an international, best-selling author offers a practical guide to conceiving, researching and writing a business or management dissertation.

Research Methods for Business and Management

Research Methods for Business and Management

A Guide to Writing Your Dissertation

  • Author: Kevin D O'Gorman,Robert Macintosh
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781910158500
  • Category:
  • Page: 272
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This updated and revised edition offers a comprehensive overview of key research methods and the main choices available when undertaking research in business and management. New to this edition is a comprehensive, practical guide on how to write your dissertation – invaluable to all. It is a clear, concise and practical guide containing wealth of outstanding examples for each method covered.Central to this edition is the 'methods map' (chapter 4), which sets out a logical process for researchers to articulate their position in relation to five key aspects of their research philosophy. In addition, the editors have developed a free app to accompany the book and this enables novice researchers to quickly develop a comprehensive justification of their particular research design in an interactive way. Taking you through the entire life cycle of a dissertation, the text covers everything from the purposes of research through to chapters on gathering primary and secondary data; using literature; quantitative and qualitative research; managing your research; using data and research ethics. Individual chapters are allied to a powerful critical commentary showing how some of the world’s leading scholars have used particular methods in their own research. Carefully constructed to achieve the greatest clarity for the student the text gives the reader: * In-text exercises * End of chapter’ review questions with solutions* Exemplar papers identified and discussed for each of the main methods *Directed further reading for developing understanding in key areas It is an essential learning aid for upper level undergraduates and postgraduates across a wide range of business and management courses and it comes with a range of supported learning materials including tutorials, lecture slides and tutor notes.Kevin O’Gorman is Professor of Management and Business History and Head of Business Management in the School of Languages and Management in Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. He trained in Glasgow, Salamanca and Rome as a philosopher, theologian and historian. His research interests have a dual focus: Origins, history and cultural practices of hospitality, and philosophical, ethical and cultural underpinnings of contemporary management practices. Using a wide range of methodological approaches he has published over 80 journal articles, books, chapters, and conference papers in business and management studies.Robert MacIntosh is Professor of Strategy and Head of the School of Management and Languages at Heriot-Watt University. He trained as an engineer and has worked at the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde. His research on the ways in which top teams develop strategy and on organizational change has been published in a wide range of outlets. He has a long-standing interest in research methods for business and management studies and has published on the relevance of management research using methods that include ethnography and action research. He has consulted extensively with public and private sector organizations and sits on the board of the charity Turning Point Scotland.

Dissertation Skills for Business and Management Students

Dissertation Skills for Business and Management Students

  • Author: Brian White
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Business
  • Page: 168
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Final year dissertations often constitute a major part of a student's degree - as a result, they can cause a lot of unnecessary stress and panic. This book aims to maximise the potential of its readers, guiding them clearly through the steps involved in putting together a successful piece of work. There are chapters on: what to investigate, what research to carry out, how best to do the research, what literature to refer to, how to write up and present your information to the best of your ability, and how to get the most out of your dissertation supervisor.

Case Study Research for Business

Case Study Research for Business

  • Author: Jillian Dawes Farquhar
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1446258769
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 144
  • View: 1884
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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here The only case study research textbook written exclusively for students of Business and related disciplines. Using a step-by-step approach, Case Study Research for Business takes you right through the case study research process from research design and data collection using qualitative and quantitative methods, to research analysis, writing up and presenting your work. Key features: - Takes a multidisciplinary approach to case study research design by drawing on research philosophies to improve student understanding of these critical research traditions and hence provide firmer theoretical foundations for their research - Coverage of contemporary topics such as research ethics and access - Packed with practical examples from all areas of business - Pedagogical features include vignettes, exercises and 'cases' which directly relate to business research Case Study Research for Business will prove a valuable resource for undergraduate, postgraduate and research students of business and related disciplines.