Statistical Methods for Organizational Research

Theory and Practice

Author: Chris Dewberry

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 041533425X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 340

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'Statistical Methods for Organizational Research' provides a theoretical and practical introduction to the subject for students, researchers and practitioners involved in quantitative research.
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The Essence of Research Methodology

A Concise Guide for Master and PhD Students in Management Science

Author: Jan Jonker,Bartjan Pennink

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540716594

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 171

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Methodology is the ?eld which is indisputably complex. In the academic world, it is often said to be important, yet in everyday academic practice, it is not always treated accordingly. In teaching, methodology is often a mandatory course. Usually, it consists of learning how to adopt several common approaches when doing research, and how to conceive a research design (often leading to a survey). This usually leads to collecting data on a modest scale and – when the opportunity arises – analysing the data with the help of some statistics. Ask the students of their opinion at the end of such a course and they tend to heave a deep sigh of relief and say, “I have got through it. ” Then their real courses start again, in which methodology often does not play a role at all. We are of the opinion that writing-off methodology in this way is a real pity. It ignores the valuable role that methodology should play in academic teaching as a whole. Here, methodology is presented as a form of thinking and acting that, while obviously entailing research work, can also include the design and change of organisations. This broad approach has been purposefully chosen, as it is almost obvious from research and graduation projects that the students do not really have a clue what methodology involves and, therefore, wasting their time by producing work that has a little quality.
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Statistical Methods for Practice and Research

A Guide to Data Analysis Using SPSS

Author: Ajai S Gaur,Sanjaya S Gaur

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761935025

Category: Mathematics

Page: 169

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SPSS is one of the most comprehensive and powerful computer packages available for analyzing statistical data. The book is designed to help beginners—including business managers, students and researchers—to effectively solve statistical problems with the use of the latest version of SPSS (14.0). After providing a brief overview of SPSS and basic statistical concepts, the authors cover:
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Configurational Theory and Methods in Organizational Research

Author: Peer C. Fiss,Bart Cambre,Axel Marx

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 178190779X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 351

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Some 20 years after the emergence of configurational theory as a key perspective in organization studies in the 1990s, this approach has yet to deliver on its promise. While we know that configurations the relative arrangement of parts and elements - matters, empirical research on configurations is just beginning to deliver on its promise.
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Handbook of Industrial, Work & Organizational Psychology

Volume 1: Personnel Psychology

Author: Neil Anderson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761964889

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

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This volume mainly focuses on theories, techniques and methods used by industrial and work psychologists. Internationally renowned authors summarize advances in core topics.
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Using Qualitative Methods in Organizational Research

Author: Thomas W. Lee

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761908074

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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Offering a broad description of qualitative research, this book facilitates the integration of qualitative and quantitative methods in organizational research. It examines the methods and tactics for both generating and testing management theories, including guidelines for deciding whether to use qualitative methods and overviews of four specific research designs. It describes how qualitative data is collected and analyzed and when and how to quantitatively analyze qualitative data. The author articulates the critical roles for reliability and validity and in the final chapter offers conclusions and recommendations for writing articles that report qualitative studies.
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Organizational Research Methods

A Guide for Students and Researchers

Author: Paul M Brewerton,Lynne J Millward

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412931479

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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`This text provides a timely and comprehensive introduction to major research methods in the Organizational sciences. It will be a boon to all students conducting their projects in this area, and may well become a standard reference for staff teaching research methods to undergraduate and postgraduate students of business studies or organizational behaviour' - Professor Neil Anderson, Goldsmiths College, University of London 'This reasonably priced text would provide an invaluable starting point for those considering undertaking research in organisational settings' - Paula Roberts, Nurse Researcher This book provides the reader with clear pointers for how to conduct organizational research appropriately, through planning and making informed and systematic research decisions, to understanding the ethical implications of applied organizational research, to implementing, reporting and presenting the findings to the highest possible standards. It provides an overview of a wide variety of research strategies, methods of data collection (both qualitative and quantitative) and analysis in a volume accessible to both an undergraduate, postgraduate and practitioner readership alike. Organizational Research Methods also represents a useful aid to the report writing task, indicating ways in which the project material can be most effectively organised for academic and feedback purposes, and by drawing upon real-life organizational contexts and examples to help the reader understand the core issues. Finally, the book offers a clear, manageable procedure for preparing a presentation to an academic or an organizational audience. Providing practical guidance on all elements of the research process, this book will be essential reading to all undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as researchers, in psychology, organizational studies and management disciplines.
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Advanced Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Large Data-Sets

Author: Agostino Di Ciaccio,Mauro Coli,Jose Miguel Angulo Ibanez

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642210368

Category: Mathematics

Page: 486

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The theme of the meeting was “Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Large Data-Sets”. In recent years there has been increasing interest in this subject; in fact a huge quantity of information is often available but standard statistical techniques are usually not well suited to managing this kind of data. The conference serves as an important meeting point for European researchers working on this topic and a number of European statistical societies participated in the organization of the event. The book includes 45 papers from a selection of the 156 papers accepted for presentation and discussed at the conference on “Advanced Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Large Data-sets.”
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