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Research Methods in Management 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The overall objective is to develop knowledge and understanding of scientific research methods and to provide skills to design and accomplish a research project, performing analyses using qualitative and quantitative research methods and to communicate the results. Furthermore, the student should be able to reflect on research outcomes based on methodological and philosophical approaches.
The content reflects the various steps taken in a scientific investigation:

  • critically reviewing literature and relating it to the research project at hand,
  • choosing research strategy,
  • considering ethical aspects of research strategy,
  • defining sample/cases and applying quantitative and/or qualitative methods for collecting, expressing and analyzing empirical material,
  • presenting the results,
  • relating frameworks, methods and results to research philosophy.

During the course, students will produce a literature review, develop and carry out their own research projects, present a scientific report and critically discuss the scientific contribution of other students.

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits in engineering

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JRMR25
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business SchoolLast modified 2015-11-19 13:47:34

Content updated 2020-08-25