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By Phil Johnson
An invaluable introduction for all students and researchers of management confronting a new research project. Understanding Management Research provides an overview of the principal epistemological debates in social science and how these lead to and are expressed in different ways of conceiving and undertaking organizational research.
`This second edition, ...utilizes around half of the original text, of which a significant portion has been revised and updated. The remainder comprises new material... This book will stimulate thinking and challenge the personal views of both academics and those in practice. ...[A] valuable tool for... those experienced professionals searching...
Designing Successful Professional Meetings and Conferences in Education: Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
This book provides guidance, tips, and suggestions for planning professional events that will result in substantial learning for participants. Written for professionals with all levels of experience, it is based on the authors' experiences with designing and conducting meetings.
By Dave Mearns
`This book is clearly a labour of love by two authors with unique abilities and unparalleled experience'- Charles J O'Leary, Denver, Colorado This book represents a significant contribution to the development of the person-centred approach. It breaks new ground in presenting the authors' reworking of Carl Rogers' theory of the...
This is the first practical book on how to apply Harvey Sacks' membership categorization analysis technique, an increasingly influential method for conversation analysis. Categorization analysis is a method for the study of situated social action and offers a complementary method to the traditional sequential analysis used in the study of...
Offers an introduction to a range of research methods with the objective of clarifying procedures, good practice and public accountability. This book covers different ways of collecting data and different types of data relating to text, image and sound. It also introduces the main analytic approaches for text, image and...
Presents an introduction to personal construct counselling for counselling trainees and practitioners. Outlining the key principles of the personal construct approach to counselling and relating them to practice, this book explores ways in which counsellors can build the client's awareness of the manner in which he or she construes problems.
Human Resource Strategy provides an overview of the academic and practitioner responses to these and other questions. Applying an integrative framework, the authors review twenty years' worth of empirical and theoretical research in an attempt to reconcile often-conflicting conceptual models and competing empirical results. The authors present much of the...
This book provides the researcher with the conceptual and practical skills needed to embark on successful research. Based on the UK Economic and Social Research Council advice on preparation for postgraduate research, the book follows the life-cycle of the research project.