Research in Organizations: Foundations and Methods of Inquiry

  • 9h 51m
  • Elwood F. Holton III (eds), Richard A. Swanson
  • Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • 2005

Research in Organizations is designed as a basic textbook covering the foundations and methods relevant to doing research in organizations as well as the identification of research questions and the ethical conduct of research. It will be welcomed by professors in business, management, organizational, leadership, and human resource development courses, as well as students and practitioner scholars working on theses and research projects in these fields.

In this Book

  • The Challenge of Research in Organizations
  • The Process of Framing Research in Organizations
  • The Basics of Quantitative Research
  • Sampling Strategies and Power Analysis
  • Effect Sizes Versus Statistical Significance
  • Experimental and Quasi-experimental Designs
  • Survey Research in Organizations
  • Multivariate Research Methods
  • Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)—An Introduction to Basic Techniques and Advanced Issues
  • Scale Development Principles and Practices
  • Factor Analysis Methods
  • Meta-Analysis Methods
  • Context Lived Experience, and Qualitative Research
  • Analyzing Qualitative Data
  • Grounded Theory Research Methods
  • Ethnographic Research Methods
  • Historical Research Methods
  • Mixed Methods Research—Developments, Debates, and Dilemmas
  • Case Study Research Methods
  • Theory Development Research Methods
  • Action Research Methods
  • Using Journals and Databases in Research
  • Managing an Effective and Ethical Research Project