Research Methods For Business

Author: Uma Sekaran
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119165552
Release Date: 2016-06-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Research Methods for Business: A Skill-Building Approach is a concise and straightforward introduction for students to the world of business research. The skill-building approach provides students with practical perspectives on how research can be applied in real business situations. Maintaining Uma Sekaran’ s popular and accessible style of writing, Roger Bougie draws upon his extensive experience in the field to present an up-to-date guide on business research which is ideal for aspiring managers. The seventh edition has been fully revised and updated to include cutting-edge examples and enriched pedagogical features designed to improve student learning outcomes. There is now an increased emphasis on the relationship between the scientific and the pragmatic approaches to research, while the key concepts are explored and applied to real-life research throughout the book. This book is accompanied by a companion website at which offers: Video material developed by the author, giving further explanation on difficult topics PowerPoint slides for each chapter Additional case studies Lecturer test bank including multiple choice, true–false, short answer and essay questions Data sets Over 250 quiz questions for students’ self-study

Research Methods For Business A Skill Building Approach 4Th Ed

Author: Uma Sekaran
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 8126509287
Release Date: 2006-08-14

Known for its clear and practical approach, this book offers a framework for conducting research in a scientific manner in all areas of business. Readers learn how to develop practical knowledge and skills to understand the ways in which systematic research can be conducted to describe, explain, and predict phenomena of interest pertaining to business. The fourth edition will continue to be strong in delivering a technical approach while presenting more real world applications.· Introduction to Research· Scientific Investigation· Technology and Business Research· The Research Process: Steps 1 to 3: The Broad Problem Area, Preliminary Data Gathering, Problem Definition· The Research Process: Steps 4 and 5: Theoretical Framework Hypothesis Development· The Research Process: Step 6: Elements of Research Design· Experimental Designs· Measurement of Variables: Operational Definition and Scales· Measurement: Scaling, Reliability, Validity· Data Collection Methods· Sampling· Data Analysis and Interpretation· The Research Report· Managerial Decision Making and Research


Author: Uma Sekran
ISBN: 8126531312
Release Date: 2011-06-01

Market_Desc: The book is intended for all business and marketing students taking Research Methods (usually 2nd year and 3rd year) as well as conversion masters and masters courses. About The Book: Reputed for its clear and practical approach, Sekaran offers a framework for conducting research in a scientific manner in all areas of business. Students learn to develop practical knowledge and skills to understand and carry out research projects. This new edition is updated to strengthen areas of the text such as Data Analysis and to totally refresh the section on the role of technology and the use of statistical packages in research. Examples and scenarios will be updated and the book continues to emphasize managerial relevance and ethical implications throughout.

Studyguide for Research Methods for Business

Author: Sekaran
Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 1428813462
Release Date: 2006-10
Genre: Study Aids

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780471203667 9780471458845 .

Studyguide for Research Methods for Business

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Publisher: Cram101
ISBN: 1478462442
Release Date: 2013-05

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780872893795. This item is printed on demand.

How to Write Your MBA Thesis

Author: Stephanie Jones
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 9781841262314
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics

Leadership, change, responsibility. There is a reason these topics always seem to occur in unison - because they are inextricably linked to one another, both in theory and in practice.Strong, effective leadership is becoming increasingly important because of the challenges that arise in all aspects of work and life - these challenges are often characterized by change or the need for change, which in turn creates a sense of responsibility.This thoroughly researched volume brings together the collected wisdom of a number of experts to present readers with the most recent research and cutting-edge insights into this increasingly important area.

Research Methods for Business Students

Author: Mark Saunders
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0273716867
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

Using real-life case studies and written with a student-centred approach, this 5th edition provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to undertake a piece of business research making the best use of IT where appropriate.

Business Analytics Principles Concepts and Applications with SAS

Author: Marc J. Schniederjans
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780133989571
Release Date: 2014-09-12
Genre: Computers

Learn everything you need to know to start using business analytics and integrating it throughout your organization. Business Analytics Principles, Concepts, and Applications with SAS brings together a complete, integrated package of knowledge for newcomers to the subject. The authors present an up-to-date view of what business analytics is, why it is so valuable, and most importantly, how it is used. They combine essential conceptual content with clear explanations of the tools, techniques, and methodologies actually used to implement modern business analytics initiatives. They offer a proven step-wise approach to designing an analytics program, and successfully integrating it into your organization, so it effectively provides intelligence for competitive advantage in decision making. Using step-by-step examples, the authors identify common challenges that can be addressed by business analytics, illustrate each type of analytics (descriptive, prescriptive, and predictive), and guide users in undertaking their own projects. Illustrating the real-world use of statistical, information systems, and management science methodologies, these examples help readers successfully apply the methods they are learning. Unlike most competitive guides, this text demonstrates the use of SAS software, permitting instructors to spend less time teaching software and more time focusing on business analytics itself. Business Analytics Principles, Concepts, and Applications with SAS will be a valuable resource for all beginning-to-intermediate level business analysts and business analytics managers; for MBA/Masters' degree students in the field; and for advanced undergraduates majoring in statistics, applied mathematics, or engineering/operations research.

The Postgraduate Handbook Writing and Supervising a Master s Thesis

Author: Charbel Salloum
Publisher: Bart & Jones Publishers
ISBN: 9791094635049
Release Date: 2015-02-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Writing and supervising a thesis can be a painful and arduous task. The purpose of this handbook is to guide supervisors and students presently enrolled in or contemplating enrollment for a Master’s degree (M.Sc./MBA). This guide includes a suggested structure and conceptual framework related to any problematic and research question related to business science.

Innovation Communication and Engineering

Author: Teen-Hang Meen
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781138001213
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Computers

This volume represents the proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Innovation, Communication and Engineering (ICICE 2013). This conference was organized by the China University of Petroleum (Huadong/East China) and the Taiwanese Institute of Knowledge Innovation, and was held in Qingdao, Shandong, P.R. China, October 26 - November 1, 2013. The conference received 653 submitted papers from 10 countries, of which 214 papers were selected by the committees to be presented at ICICE 2013. The conference provided a unified communication platform for researchers in a wide range of fields from information technology, communication science, and applied mathematics, to computer science, advanced material science, design and engineering. This volume enables interdisciplinary collaboration between science and engineering technologists in academia and industry as well as networking internationally. Consists of a book of abstracts (260 pp.) and a USB flash card with full papers (912 pp.).

Research Methods in Business Studies

Author: Pervez N. Ghauri
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: PSU:000050458097
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics

This concise but comprehensive text explains the importance of a scientific approach to business research and problem-solving projects. Requiring no prerequisites, this text explains business research methods in a step-by-step manner.