Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 12 July 2007

344 Pages | Numerous figs. & tables

ISBN: 9780199226306

Also Available As:


Request Examination Copy

Bookseller Code (06)

Engaged Scholarship

A Guide for Organizational and Social Research

Andrew H. Van de Ven

  • Provides chapter-length treatments of philosophy of science, problem formulation, theory building, and problem solving
  • Breaks research studies into four basic steps, providing an integrated view, and advice, on these
  • Includes useful worksheets to design process and variance models for designing studies
  • Emphasizes the social nature of the research process
  • Ideal for graduate courses on research methods
  • Major contribution to the broader movement of "engaged scholarship"

Also of Interest