This book lets managers understand the theory and practice of causal mapping in layman's terms for use in both individual and group settings. It shows managers how to develop and use action-oriented strategy maps and logic models in business decision making.
The only book on the market designed to help Chinese students with the specific challenges they face in understanding research methods and how to do a research project on their business programme at a Western university.
With over 100 entries on key concepts and theorists, this title provides full coverage of the field, explaining fundamental concepts and introducing new and unfamiliar terms. It also offers definitions, examples in the field of management studies, and, criticisms and possible future directions.
This textbook contains sections on how to choose a topic and design the project, how to write a critical literature review, concepts, conceptual frameworks and theories, collecting and analysing research material, interpreting the research material and, finally, framing arguments and writing the dissertation.
Research Methods for Business: A Skill-Building Approach is a concise and straightforward introduction for students to the world of business research. The skill-building approach provides students with practical perspectives on how research can be applied in real business situations.
Miles and Huberman's seminal text has helped thousands of graduate students and researchers find meaning from their qualitative data. New to this edition is the integration of qualitative analysis software, coverage of new approaches of inquiry, inclusion of mixed methods, and examples from a wider range of social science disciplines
This title targets the specific needs of business and management students to ensure that these students get the most relevant and most useful study skills advice possible. The contents of the book cover how to manage your stress, getting the most out of lectures, excelling in exams, develop your writing skills, and much more.
Study Skills for Business and Management Students has been carefully structured to be used throughout a degree course in order to hone the skills necessary to get a good degree and begin a successful career.
Written specifically to help students make informed choices about their future, this book covers such topics as: identifying a career path of your interest; seeking out an opportunity that matches your skills and aspirations; staying motivated and pursuing your goals; networking; self-promotion; and, making the transition from scholar to worker.
Equips business students with the study skills, interpersonal skills and professional skills that they need for successful study and employment. This text contains examples and case studies relevant to a range of business settings, including HRM, marketing and finance, so that students can understand how the skills they learn apply in practice.
Bell and Thorpe provide a stimulating and critical overview of the key theoretical debates on research paradigms and methodologies and relate them to the day to day practice of the research, demystifying the process and providing invaluable insights into the politics and practice of research.
Are you about to begin your dissertation or a research project, but don't know what topic to choose? Are you unsure of what research methods to use and how they should be applied to your project? Are you worried about how to write up your research project? This book deals with these questions.
This practical book 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.
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.