Courses and study plans / Management and Organisation
62245 Qualitative Research Methods in Business Studies
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|Department||Management and Organisation|
This course focuses on developing a working knowledge of a range of qualitative methods and methodological approaches in business. It is designed to achieve:
(i) An understanding of the role of qualitative methods in management and organizational research.
(ii) An understanding of the relationship between theory, methodology, and methods in qualitative research.
Language of Instruction
Facilitated doctoral seminars, with key readings, short student presentations, and a term paper based on a short research project.
The course involves a number of readings from books, edited collections and journal articles. It is vitally important that each participant reads the following books in advance of the start of the course:
Pushkala Prasad (2005) Crafting Qualitative Research. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe
David Silverman (2004) Doing Qualitative Research. London: Sage.
Evaluation and Examination
1) Active and informed participation in class, 2) short class presentations, 3) individual term paper (for additional credits). 1) + 2) for 3 SP; 1), 2) + 3) for 5 SP