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    The research process from the theories of research epistemologies through generating research ideas and developing a research design.

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    Paper title Research Methodology I
    Subject Doctor of Business Administration
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2022 (Distance learning)
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    This paper includes a compulsory on-campus component at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
    Teaching staff
    To be confirmed
    Paper Structure
    • Science and Philosophy of Research
    • Research Process
    • Research Philosophies
    • Generating Research Ideas
    • Research Design
    Teaching Arrangements
    Taught through seminars and online through Blackboard
    Readings will be made available through Blackboard.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research, Communication, Information literacy.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete the paper will gain

    1. A highly developed ability to follow the argument of academic papers published in peer-reviewed journals written for an academic audience and critically appreciate the research methods used to support these arguments
    2. A highly developed understanding of a range of methodologies available for conducting research into businesses and organisations, understanding the contexts for which each method is appropriate and its strengths and weaknesses in each case
    3. A highly developed ability to identify the different epistemological assumptions that underpin any piece of research and appreciate the value and limitations of these in various applications


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    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
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