Research Methodology

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Course Code                             :        BHRM 41144

Course Title                              :        Research Methodology

Status                                         :        Compulsory

Credit Rating                            :        4

Semester                                    :        First

Aim                                            : To, provide the students with necessary knowledge with regard to research methods and enable students to carry out a scientific research independently

Learning Outcomes : On the completion of the course unit the students

should be able to,

 

  • identify and describe the research methods in management

explain how the learned methods can be applied appropriately

  • apply the learnt research methods in the preparation of their undergraduate dissertation and in research projects in organisations

 

Course Content : Nature of research; meaning of the term research, the needs of research, historic evolution of social science research. Research paradigms; quantitative and qualitative research. Quantitative research; meaning, quantitative research methods. Qualitative research; meaning, qualitative research methods. Designing a research proposal; components of research proposal, writing of a research proposal, essential skills in research proposal design and writing. Practices of quantitative data collection, analysis, and reporting methods. introduction to qualitative data collection, analysis and reporting methods.

 

Method of Teaching

and Learning : Lectures, Tutorials, Practical classes, Discussions

 

Assessment : End-semester exams, Practical test, Presentations, assignments

 

Recommended Readings :

Bernad, H.R., Ryan, G.W. (2010). Analysing Qualitative Data: Systematic Approaches, Sage, Singapore

 

Corbin, J., Strauss, A. (2008). Basics of Qualitative Research, Sage, Singapore

Creswell, J.W.(2003). Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods approaches, 2nd Edition, Sage, London.

 

Field, A. (2005). Discovering Statistics Using SPSS, 2nd Edition, Sage, London

Hardy, M., Bryman, A. (2004). Hand Book of Data Analysis, Sage, London

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