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Research Methodology in Management

2022/2023
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
3
ECTS credits
Course type:
Compulsory course
When:
1 year, 1 module

Instructors

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course introduces the process of formal inquiry and helps students to develop analytical skills needed to collect research relevant information, process and analyze the data using established quantitative or qualitative research methods and to make conclusions on the basis of research results. It makes students familiar with the development of structured questions to guide their inquiry, bibliographic research to set their inquiry in the context of the work of other scholars, research design and the selection of research methods.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • introduce methods of quantitative and qualitative analysis useful in their professional business and management activities.
  • identify which method to use depending on the research objective
  • introduce how to prepare and evaluate research report
  • develop students’ knowledge of diverse qualitative and quantitative methods and instruments for their implementation
  • advance students’ analytical skills through introduction and elaboration of key research approaches and methods
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to describe quantitative data and identify key hypothesis about the observed real world environment
  • The students are able identify different types of data that may be used for empirical analysis
  • The students are able to conduct empirical research
  • The students are able to determine the information sources necessary for addressing the research question
  • The students are able to develop a research design
  • The students are able to formulate well-grounded conclusions based on the research results
  • The students are able to select different research methods
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction to Research in Management
  • Literature review: aims and objectives.
  • Data collection
  • Introduction to qualitative approaches.
  • Case study research: underlying principles.
  • Introduction to quantitate research
  • Quantitative methods for dependence analysis
  • Advanced quantitative methods of analysis.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Home assignments
  • non-blocking Quizzes
  • non-blocking Essay
  • blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2022/2023 1st module
    0.4 * Exam + 0.1 * Quizzes + 0.3 * Home assignments + 0.2 * Essay
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Discovering statistics using IBM SPSS statistics, Field, A., 2018
  • Leonard A. Jason, & David S. Glenwick. (2016). Handbook of Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research : Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods. Oxford University Press.
  • Saunders, M. N. K., Thornhill, A., & Lewis, P. (2019). Research Methods for Business Students (Vol. Eighth edition). Harlow, United Kingdom: Pearson Education Limited. Retrieved from https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/hselibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=5774742

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Joe F. Hair Jr, Michael Page, & Niek Brunsveld. (2019). Essentials of Business Research Methods. [N.p.]: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2280258