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Published: 24 May 2007

344 Pages | Numerous figures and tables


ISBN: 9780199226306

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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'

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