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The SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Management Research

The SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Management Research

Edited by:
  • Richard Thorpe - University of Leeds, UK
  • Robin Holt - University of Bristol, UK, University of Liverpool, UK, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

December 2007 | 312 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

"This is a crucial reference tool for anyone conducting research in this field of study."
R.V. Labaree, CHOICE

With over 100 entries on key concepts and theorists, the Dictionary of Qualitative Management Research provides full coverage of the field, explaining fundamental concepts and introducing new and unfamiliar terms. This book provides:

- Definitions

- Examples in the field of management studies

- Criticisms and possible future directions

Engagingly written by specialists in each area, this dictionary will be the definitive and essential companion to established textbooks and teaching materials in qualitative management research.

`Will not only enable researchers to further their knowledge of research perspectives with which they are already familiar, but also facilitate a deeper understanding of viewpoints and methodologies that they may not be familar with' - Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management

'This comprehensive work extends general ideas, concepts, and techniques of qualitative research into the realm of management research...This is a crucial reference tool for anyone conducting research in this field of study' - CHOICE

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Mr Aura Parmentier
GREDEG, UNSA - Univ of Nice Sophia Antipolis
June 9, 2015

Very useful for students in management and economics who need short and concise reminder of main notions in qualitative research.

Dr Malgorzata Stysko-Kunkowska
Collegium of World Economy, Warsaw School of Economics
June 23, 2014

This is a resource that will broaden a deeper and critical understanding of a range of methodologies

Mr Zedias Mutema
Business Administration , South Essex College
September 16, 2013

The best literature review for qualitative management!

Dr Patrick Ulrich
LS Controlling, University of Bamberg
January 24, 2013

Richard Thorpe

Richard Thorpe is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Leeds where he was latterly Professor of Management Development and Pro Dean for Research at Leeds University Business School. His early industrial experience informed the way his ethos has developed. Common themes are a strong commitment to process methodologies and a focus on action in all its forms; an interest in and commitment to the development of doctoral students and the development of capacity within the sector; and a commitment to collaborative working on projects of mutual interest. Following a number of years in industry, he joined Strathclyde University as a... More About Author

Robin Holt

have enjoyed a serpentine academic career, working in departments of politics and philosophy as well as business and management, and at a number of UK universities, including Southampton, Bath, Manchester Met. and Leeds. Throughout I have been interested in basic questions of meaning associated with words like: value, production, good and wealth, and continue to be curious about these, currently through research work on ethics, on entrepreneurial activity, and on strategic practices. Approaches from anyone wishing to study for a Phd in sympathy with, or on a line of flight from, the above more than welcome.  More About Author

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