The research process from the theories of research epistemologies through generating research ideas and developing a research design.
About this paper
|Paper title||Research Methodology I|
|Subject||Doctor of Business Administration|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2022 (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD )||$1,403.61|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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