- Paperback: 728 pages
- Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall; 6 edition (19 April 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0273750755
- ISBN-13: 978-0273750758
- Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 2.6 x 26.5 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (51 customer reviews)
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Research Methods for Business Students Paperback – 19 Apr 2012
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From the Back Cover
Research Methods for Business Students has guided hundreds of thousands of student researchers to success in their research proposals, projects and dissertations.
So, if you're thinking . . .
'How do I choose my topic?'
'I'm confused by all these different philosophies'
'I've got my data; what do I write first?'
. . . then, open this book to read:
- Regular checklists and ‘Progressing your research project’ sections to give you step-by-step practical guidance on the process
- A glossary of clear definitions of over 400 research terms
- Cases and examples of student projects and academic research to show you how it’s done
- Detailed chapters on choosing your topic, reviewing the literature, understanding philosophies, research design, access and ethics, data collection and analysis, and writing and presenting
Don’t forget to visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/saunders where you can get online tutorials on research software, such as SPSS and NVivo, and can search the internet more efficiently and effectively with our Smarter Online Searching guide!
Start your project with confidence and complete it with success!
Mark Saunders is Professor of Business Research Methods at The School of Management, University of Surrey. Philip Lewis and Adrian Thornhill are former principal lecturers, Gloucestershire Business School, University of Gloucestershire.
About the Author
Mark Saunders is Professor of Business Research Methods at School of Management, University of Surrey. Philip Lewis and Adrian Thornhill are former Principal Lecturers, Gloucestershire Business School, University of Gloucestershire.
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A very comprehensive book of research structure and philosophies. The challenge is that the philosophies-section is not very well structured and logical. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
This product met with my expectation and I am very pleased. Thank you.Published 5 months ago by Gregory A. Benn-Ohikuare
Lets face it most of su bought this because it was either the course book or on the recommended reading list, however the book itself is good even at postgraduate level its still... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer