In Management Research the authors provide a stimulating and critical overview of the key theoretical debates on research paradigms and methodologies, demystifying the process and providing invaluable insights into the politics and practice of research.
Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the `Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap' series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an informal, conversational and often humorous way.
Suitable for students carrying out Undergraduate and Postgraduate dissertations, MBA projects and PHD theses.
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Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 180 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 5 mm
Who knew that Management Research could be this much fun? The authors cover a lot of important ground without appearing to, keeping the reader engaged and in good humour throughout. -- Brad Jackson
A wonderfully clear, engaging, and fun book to read. An invaluable introduction to management research and one that I shall be using with my students for years to come. -- Albert Mills
By providing a lively and accessible introduction to management research - which is theoretically informed and methodologically inclusive - Bell and Thorpe's timely text offers illuminating responses to a wide range of issues raised by students entering this field. -- Hugh Willmott
Among the weighty tomes on management research methods, this lively, elegant and readable guide is welcome indeed. Emma and Richard carry their deep knowledge of the field lightly, distilling complex debates and terminology into a lucid navigation of the key issues in management research. It should be on every graduate student's bookshelf - and probably on their supervisors as well. -- Amanda Sinclair
[A] colourful, engaging and challenging discussion regarding the tenets and process of management research.-- Dr Orna O'Brien