To introduce students to the qualitative and quantitative aspects of management research.
This module focuses on skill development and demonstration as well as the effective interpretation of published research and the application of that research to workplace problem solving. Both qualitative and quantitative frameworks for inquiry are introduced. Qualitative designs include case study, phenomenology, grounded theory, and ethnography. This module also helps develop your skills in descriptive statistics, statistical inference, quantitative techniques – including analysis of variance and covariance – multiple linear regressions and various nonparametric techniques. Quantitative designs covered include experimental and quasi-experimental, survey, and causal-comparative.