Research Methods in Accounting

Author: Malcolm Smith

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761971474

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 241

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Providing a clear and concise overview of the conduct of applied research studies in accounting, Malcolm Smith presents the principal building blocks of how to implement research in accounting and related fields.
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Research Methods for Accounting and Finance

Author: Audrey Paterson,David Leung

Publisher: Goodfellow Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 1910158909

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Research Methods for Accounting and Finance is an essential text for accounting and finance students undertaking research for the first time. It demystifies the research process by providing the novice researcher with a must-have guide through all of the stages of the research process, from identifying a research topic to the finished project.
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Methodological Issues in Accounting Research

Theories, Methods and Issues

Author: Zahirul Hoque

Publisher: Spiramus Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781904905134

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 538

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A major problem confronting a researcher is which theoretical perspective is considered most apt. This book provides a good guideline as to why and how to choose a particular theory or method to study an organizational phenomenon such as accounting. The contributors to this collection are world-renowned in their respective field. Each chapter documents the latest research in accounting and control systems. The book is primarily intended for research students and academic researchers in the areas of accounting and practices in organizations. The book can also be used for undergraduate and postgraduate accounting methodology courses, and research organizations/consulting firms in the accounting and business field.
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Research Method and Methodology in Finance and Accounting

Author: Bob Ryan,Robert William Scapens,Michael Theobald

Publisher: Cengage Learning Business Press

ISBN: 9781861528810

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 243

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Research is an ever-increasing vital feature of academic accounting and finance, but few researchers are ever offered guidance on the research process. Research Method & Methodology in Finance & Accounting is the only book of its kind as it focuses on academic rather than student research. The text provides a clear, well-written guide to research in these subjects. This essential book, for both students and lecturers, has now been fully revised and updated, to include all of the advances made on the subject in the last 10 years.
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The Real Life Guide to Accounting Research

A Behind the Scenes View of Using Qualitative Research Methods

Author: Christopher Humphrey,Bill Lee

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080489926

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 539

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The Real Life Guide to Accounting Research is a book that goes behind the more official presentations and accounts of research methods to explore the lived experiences, joys and mistakes of a wide range of international researchers principally working in the fields of accounting and finance, but also in management, economics and other social sciences. The authors of the articles in this book address a wide range of issues and obstacles that they have confronted at various stages in their respective research careers. In reflecting on their personal experiences, they provide practical guidance on how to overcome the types of problems that typically confront researchers in their day-to-day work. Practical tips on how to undertake research and get findings published Research project management skills International and interdisciplinary perspectives
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The Routledge Companion to Qualitative Accounting Research Methods

Author: Zahirul Hoque,Lee D. Parker,Mark A. Covaleski,Kathryn Haynes

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 131738024X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 542

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Selecting from the wide range of research methodologies remains a dilemma for all scholars, not least those looking to study the world of accounting. Both established and emerging research methods are frequently advocated, creating a challengingly broad range of choices. Covering a selection of qualitative methodological issues, research strategies and methods, this comprehensive compilation provides an essential guide to the choice and execution of qualitative research approaches in this field. The contributions are grouped into four sections: Worldview and paradigms Methodologies and strategies Data collection methods and analysis Experiencing qualitative field research: personal reflections Edited by leading scholars, with contributions from experts and rising stars, this volume will be essential reading for anyone looking to undertake research in the qualitative accounting field.
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Methodology and Method in History (RLE Accounting)

A Bibliography

Author: Lee D. Parker,Finley O. Graves

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317974034

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

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This bibliography provides the reader with a comprehensive reference tool that will enhance understanding of methodological issues and enable the user to employ research methods appropriate to their subject of study. It also provides accounting historians a comprehensive data base for the development of papers addressing methodological issues in an accounting history context. Access to this type of resource is particularly crucial to the development of accounting history research since the number of papers dealing with methodological issues published in accounting history literature is very small. Hence the references in this bibliography are drawn from the literature of general history, economic and business history, legal and social history and philosophy. The scope and range of its contents are broad – references are taken from texts as well as papers published in over 450 journals.
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Research methods for business

a skill-building approach

Author: Uma Sekaran

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 428

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Covers all current areas of business ranging from management and marketing to finance and accounting. Features a new chapter on statistics; direct, detailed guidelines for conducting systematic research to produce sound reports; extensive, practical, skill-building exercises that challenge students to think and apply their research knowledge; an in-depth discussion of computer-assisted data collection and analysis and much more.
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Social research methods

Author: David Dooley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

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This book presents a balanced presentation of research methods across disciplinary boundaries--both psychological and sociological, laboratory experiments and survey methods, quantitative and qualitative techniques. It offers a coherent, organizing theme, in this case, that of validity in its various guises-internal, external, inferential statistical, and measurement construct. The organizing theme is validity--the extent to which the researcher's conclusion can be judged credible. Validity is broken down into several components each of which is developed in one or more chapters including construct validity (both measurement and experimental), statistical inference validity, internal validity, and external validity. These validity types are then revisited as appropriate in the treatments of the several basic research approaches--true experimental, quasi-experimental, correlational, and qualitative. Ideal for professionals belonging to various psychological or sociological association or anyone interested in review or updating their current knowledge.
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