Research Methodology

Written by Administrator Thursday, 18 June 2015 10:59
Rate this item
(4 votes)

Course Code MHRM 61504

Title Research Methodology

Status: Compulsory

Learning outcome On completion of this course unit students should be able to

(a) Obtain an overview understanding of business research methods, techniques and reporting results (b) differentiate among various research methods (c) use statistics and computer applications for analyzing research data (c) Formulate a research proposal and to write an effective research report.

Content

Introduction to research, Different research methods: experimental, co relational, naturalistic studies, surveys, case studies, ethnographic, etc. Qualitative, quantitative, descriptive, explanatory, deductive, and inductive research approaches. Literature survey and review,  Conceptualization and operationalization, Statistical techniques for researches,. Statistical Software application ;SPSS, MINITAB,etc. Research report writing, Formulation of a research proposal.

 

Methodology Lectures, Discussions, Presentations, Case Studies and Tutorials

 

Assessment End semester examination - 60%, Assignments – 40%,

Recommended readings

Readings:

  1. Cooper D.R., Schindler P.S. (2006), “Business Research Methods” Ninth Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi
  2. Emory C.William (1976), “Business Research Methods”, Richard D. Irwin, Inc, Illinois.
  3. Kothari C.R (1999), “Research Methodology”, Wishwa Prakashan, New Delhi.

4.  Rao, K. V. (1993), “Research Methodology in Commerce & Management”,

5.  Levin, D. M, Krenbiel, T. C and Berenson M. L (2002), Business Statistics,

Person Education, second Edition, New Delhi

6. Uma Sekeran, Research methods for Business, John Wiley & SDAS Inc

New York            Strerling Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

7. http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/proj/res_meth/

8. http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/

9. Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods,  www.ejbrm.com/

10.  Kumar, R. (2005) Research methodology: a step-by-step guide for beginners,

2nd edition, SAGE

Last modified on Wednesday, 08 July 2015 10:14

Digital Notice Board

Department of HRM Quality Review Week

From 14 Oct to 18 Oct 2018, the department quality review programmes will take place.

Social Plugins

mod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_counter
mod_vvisit_counterToday1873
mod_vvisit_counterYesterday1391
mod_vvisit_counterThis week3566
mod_vvisit_counterLast week9766
mod_vvisit_counterThis month13633
mod_vvisit_counterLast month16837
mod_vvisit_counterAll days292963

University News

University of Kelaniya
Content View Hits : 576825

Important Links

1.3K like this · Sri Lanka · Education
This is the pioneering HRM Department in Sri Lankan HR Education


Kelaniya HRM Alumni
Member since October 2012
Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
12 members said they work at University of Kelaniya


HRM - 2017 IN

Member since March 2017
7 members said they work at University of Kelaniya

1 unread post · Member since March 2016
10 members said they work at University of Kelaniya
3 unread posts · Member since February 2015
Member since June 2013
Some people make the world happen...
9 members said they work at University of Kelaniya
Member since May
4 members said they work at University of Kelaniya
Member since February 2014
Member since February 2017
මෙය කැළණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ සියලුම මානව සම්පත් කළමනාකරණ ඉගෙනුම ලබන සහ උපාධිය අවසන් කරන ලද සියලුම දෙනාට පමණක් සිමා...
12 members said they work at University of Kelaniya
1 unread post · Member since June 2014
Welcome HRM-Official Facebook Group...
Member since August 2013
Member since October 2012
This group id especially created in order to deliver lecture notes and materials in advance. Further the updates...
Member since October 2012
This group id especially created in order to deliver lecture notes and materials in advance. Further the updates...
Member since December 2014
Member since September 2013
Member since October 2015
3 members said they work at University of Kelaniya
Member since April 2015
12 members said they live in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Member since August 2017
UA-68071515-1