Doing Research in the Real World

ISBN-10: 1446260194

ISBN-13: 9781446260197

Edition: 3rd 2014

Authors: David E. Gray
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Description: The third edition of David Gray's essential textbook is the ideal companion for any student undertaking a research project. It guides you smoothly through the research process from start to finish setting out the skills needed to design and conduct effective research. Clear, articulate and comprehensive the book introduces the reader to the reality of conducting research in the real world. It gives practical advice on how best to select appropriate projects, design strategies, sources and methods and provides the tools needed to collect, analyse and present data. Applicable to any discipline and firmly rooted in the practicalities of research there are new and exciting chapters on:- Using SPSS for quantitative data analysis- Sampling strategies in quantitative and qualitative research- Approaches to secondary analysis- Using focus groups- Ethnography and participant observationPacked full of learning features and fully supported by an interactive companion website this excellent book enables you to develop your own research. Each chapter contains case studies, student activities and 'top tips' as well as examples taken from actual research projects. The website includes features such as:- Podcasts- Glossary- Annotated full text-journal articles - Planning your research project toolkit- Video introductions to chapters / themes- Real world data- Real examples of coding- Video top tips- Encyclopaedia entriesPerfect for anyone conducting research across the social sciences, business studies and education this book explores the reality of doing research in the real world.The Third Edition is available as an interactive ebook. This interactive ebook is available for stand-alone purchase, but it comes FREE when purchasing the paperback version.

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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 11/12/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.102
Language: English

David Gray studied economics and history at the London School of Economics before commencing on a teaching career in further education.nbsp; He then spent three years as a training manager at the London Stock Exchange before joining the University of Surrey as a lecturer.nbsp; David is now Professor of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the University of Greenwich.nbsp; His research interests, and publication record, include research methods, management learning (particularly coaching and mentoring), action learning, reflective learning, and learning in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). He has been involved in many empirical research studies over the last 20 years including projects across the European Union and more recently a national study into the triggers for SME success. Apart from research methods David has also written books and published articles on work-based learning, teacher education and coaching and mentoring. When not leading research projects he tries to play golf.

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