Qualitative Organizational Research

Author: Gillian Symon
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446258270
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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here This comprehensive text brings together in one volume both consideration of the core methods available for undertaking qualitative data collection and analysis, and discussion of common challenges faced by all researchers in conducting qualitative research. Qualitative Organizational Research: Core Methods and Common Challenges contains 27 chapters, each written by an expert in the area. The first part of the volume considers common challenges in the design and execution of qualitative research, examining key contemporary debates in each area as well as providing practical advice for those undertaking organizational research. The second part of the volume looks at contemporary uses of core qualitative methods in organizational research, outlining each method and illustrating practical application through empirical examples. Written by internationally renowned experts in qualitative research methods, this text is an accessible and essential resource for students and researchers in the areas of organization studies, business and management research, and organizational psychology. Key features: • Coverage of all the key topics in qualitative research • Chapters written by experts drawing on their personal experiences of using methods • Introductory chapters outlining the context for qualitative research and the philosophies which underpin it Gillian Symon is Reader in Organizational Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London. Catherine Cassell is Professor of Organizational Psychology at Manchester Business School.

Qualitative Organizational Research

Author: Gillian Symon
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857024108
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Written by Gillian Symon and Catherine Casse internationally renowned experts in qualitative research methods, this comprehensive text brings together in one volume the range of methods available for undertaking qualitative data collection and analysis. Qualitative Organizational Research contains 27 chapters, each focusing on a specific technique. The first part of the volume looks at contemporary uses of qualitative methods in organizational research, outlining each method and illustrating practical application through case studies. The second part of the volume goes on to consider the broader issues in qualitative methods, examining key contemporary debates in each area as well as providing practical advice for those undertaking organizational research.

Qualitative Organizational Research

Author: Gillian Symon
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857024116
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Written by Gillian Symon and Catherine Casse internationally renowned experts in qualitative research methods, this comprehensive text brings together in one volume the range of methods available for undertaking qualitative data collection and analysis. Qualitative Organizational Research contains 27 chapters, each focusing on a specific technique. The first part of the volume looks at contemporary uses of qualitative methods in organizational research, outlining each method and illustrating practical application through case studies. The second part of the volume goes on to consider the broader issues in qualitative methods, examining key contemporary debates in each area as well as providing practical advice for those undertaking organizational research.

Essential Guide To Qualitative Methods In Organizational Research

Author: Catherine Cassell
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761948872
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This text covers an array of methods needed for undertaking qualitative data collection & analysis. It includes 30 chapters, each focusing on a specific technique including chapters on traditional methods, analysis techniques, intervention methods & the latest developments in research methods.

Qualitative Methods In Organizational Research

Author: Catherine Cassell
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9780803987692
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If you're looking for a resource that clearly outlines practical techniques and methods for conducting qualitative research in organizational settings, then this is the book for you. Covering a diverse range of methods, this invaluable book focuses on qualitative approaches in practice. After considering the role and distinctive features of qualitative methods in organizations, the contributors outline a number of different approaches and techniques. The purpose, rationale, and context of each approach is described and guidelines on when and how they might be used are presented. Case examples illustrate costs and limits as well as advantages of each technique. A special feature of this volume is its attention to range and diversity: Alongside well-known methods such as interviewing, participant observation, and case studies, newer approaches like stakeholder analysis and tracer studies are included.

Qualitative Research Methods In Public Relations And Marketing Communications

Author: Christine Daymon
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415222730
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Qualitative research holds great potential for the study of public relations and marketing communications due to its ability to enable researchers to be closely involved with research participants. This practical guide for those interested in conducting qualitative research takes readers through each stage of the research process. This book: * outlines research techniques * considers methods of data collection * includes sampling and strategies for data analysis, including computer analysis * appraises issues of reliability and validity from a qualitative perspective Key points are illustrated with examples from advertising, marketing, media relations, promotions, employee communications, public affairs and other forms of managed communication. Pedagogic features include hints for the internet, tips for overcoming problems and difficulties, examples, boxed features, summaries and overviews, and a wide range of examples and illustrations from international contexts. A highly practical and accessible guide, this is a core text for those undertaking undergraduate and master research methods courses on public relations and marketing communications degrees, and will be invaluable for those working on dissertations, theses or research as part of a professional assignment.

Basics Of Qualitative Research

Author: Juliet Corbin
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483315681
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Offering immensely practical advice, Basics of Qualitative Research, Fourth Edition presents methods that enable researchers to analyze, interpret, and make sense of their data, and ultimately build theory from it. Authors Juliet Corbin and Anselm Strauss (late of the University of San Francisco and co-creator of grounded theory) walk readers step-by-step through the research process—from the formation of the research question through several approaches to coding, analysis, and reporting. Packed with definitions and illustrative examples, this highly accessible book concludes with chapters that present criteria for evaluating a study, as well as responses to common questions posed by students of qualitative research. New end-of-chapter “Insider Insights” contributed by qualitative researchers give readers a sense of what it’s like to work in the field. Significantly revised, this Fourth Edition remains a landmark volume in the study of qualitative methods.

The Sage Handbook Of Qualitative Business And Management Research Methods

Author: Catherine Cassell
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526415720
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The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Business and Management Research Methods provides a state-of–the-art overview of qualitative research methods in the business and management field. The Handbook celebrates the diversity of the field by drawing from a wide range of traditions and by bringing together a number of leading international researchers engaged in studying a variety of topics through multiple qualitative methods. The chapters address the philosophical underpinnings of particular approaches to research, contemporary illustrations, references, and practical guidelines for their use. The two volumes therefore provide a useful resource for Ph.D. students and early career researchers interested in developing and expanding their knowledge and practice of qualitative research. In covering established and emerging methods, it also provides an invaluable source of information for faculty teaching qualitative research methods. The contents of the Handbook are arranged into two volumes covering seven key themes: Volume One: History and Tradition Part One: Influential Traditions: underpinning qualitative research: positivism, interpretivism, pragmatism, constructionism, critical, poststructuralism, hermeneutics, postcolonialism, critical realism, mixed methods, grounded theory, feminist and indigenous approaches. Part Two: Research Designs: ethnography, field research, action research, case studies, process and practice methodologies. Part Three: The Researcher: positionality, reflexivity, ethics, gender and intersectionality, writing from the body, and achieving critical distance. Part Four: Challenges: research design, access and departure, choosing participants, research across boundaries, writing for different audiences, ethics in international research, digital ethics, and publishing qualitative research. Volume Two: Methods and Challenges Part One: Contemporary methods: interviews, archival analysis, autoethnography, rhetoric, historical, stories and narratives, discourse analysis, group methods, sociomateriality, fiction, metaphors, dramaturgy, diary, shadowing and thematic analysis. Part Two: Visual methods: photographs, drawing, video, web images, semiotics and symbols, collages, documentaries. Part Three: Methodological developments: aesthetics and smell, fuzzy set comparative analysis, sewing quilts, netnography, ethnomusicality, software, ANTI-history, emotion, and pattern matching.

Research Design

Author: John W. Creswell
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452226105
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The eagerly anticipated Fourth Edition of the title that pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design is here! For all three approaches, Creswell includes a preliminary consideration of philosophical assumptions, a review of the literature, an assessment of the use of theory in research approaches, and refl ections about the importance of writing and ethics in scholarly inquiry. He also presents the key elements of the research process, giving specifi c attention to each approach. The Fourth Edition includes extensively revised mixed methods coverage, increased coverage of ethical issues in research, and an expanded emphasis on worldview perspectives.

Qualitative Inquiry In Higher Education Organization And Policy Research

Author: Penny A. Pasque
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317213807
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Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Research provides readers with the theoretical foundations and innovative perspectives for undertaking qualitative research to influence policy and practice discussions. Well-known chapter authors discuss innovative strategies for investigating complex problems, helping readers understand how research can consider the culture of the institution, administrative hierarchy, students, faculty, and external constituencies. From both an organizational and policy perspective, chapter pairings explore a range of methodologies, including ethnography, case study, critical qualitative inquiry, and the notion of "grit." This volume explores how qualitative inquiry can advance understanding of organizational inequities in higher education, and it offers graduate students and educational researchers the tools to improve the organizational function of institutions while contributing to meaningful change.