Books & articles on research
Bell, J. (1989). Doing your research project. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.
Mark P Zanna and John M. Darley (eds.) (1987). The complete academic: A practical guide for the beginning social scientist. Random House, New York. ISBN 0-394-35252-1 (pbk).
Howard, K., Peters, J., Managing Management Research. Management Decision, Vol 28 Issue 5 1990
Easterby-Smith, M., Thorpe, R. and Lowe, A., Management Research - An Introduction. Sage 1991
Babbie, E., Survey Research Methods. Wadsworth, 1992
Gilbert, N., Researching Social Life. Sage, 1993
Judd, C.M., Smith, E.R., Kidler, L.H., Research Methods in Social Relations. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991
Central Training Council, Research Needs in Management Training (Annexe), CTC Research Committee, 1973.
Helmstadter, G.C., Research Concepts in Human Behavior, Appleton-Century- Crofts, 1970.
Kerlinger, F.N. Foundations of Behavioral Research, Holt, Reinhart and Winston, 1974.
Oppenheim, A.N., Questionnaire Design and Attitude Measurement, Heinemann, 1960.
Rummell, J.F. and Ballaine, W.C., Research Methodology in Business, Harper & Row, 1963.
Bailey, K.D., Methods of Social Research, Free Press, 1978.
Barg, W.R., Educational Research - An Introduction, Longman, 1979.
Bell, J., Doing Your Research Project, Open University Press, 1989
Belson, W.A., The Design and Understanding of Survey Questions, Gower, 1981.
Bennett, R. and Oliver, J., How to Get the Best from Action Research - A Guide, MCB University Press, 1988
Bennett, R., Using Research in Training, Journal of European Industrial Training, MCB University Press, 1979
Bennett, R., Management Research - Guide for Institutions and Professionals, International Labor Office, 1983
Bogdan, R. and Taylor, S.J., Introduction to Qualitative Research, Wiley, 1975.
Breakwell, G.M., Hammond, S., and Fife-Shaw, Research Methods in Psychology, Sage, 1995.
Caulcott, E., Significance Tests, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1973.
Clark, P.A., Action Research and Organizational Change, Harper & Row, 1972 (especially Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 5-13).
Cohen, L. and Manion, L., Research Methods in Education, Croom Helm, 1980.
Cook, T.D., Campbell, J.T., Quasi-experimentation, Design and Analysis Issues for Field Setting, Rand McNally, 1979.
Cookson, H., Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology, Hodder & Stoughton, 1990.
Easterby-Smith, M., Thorpe, R. and Lowe, A., Management Research - An Introduction, Sage 1991.
Ehrenberg, A.S.C., A Primer in Data Reduction - An Introductory Statistical Textbook, Wiley & Sons, 1982
Evans, K.M., Planning Small-Scale Research, NFER, 1968.
Glosser, B., Straus, A., The Discovery of Grounded Theory: Strategies for Qualitative Research, Aldine, 1967.
Gummerson, E., Quantitative Methods in Management Research, Sage, 1991.
Henderson, M. E., Morris, L.L., Fitz-Gibbon, C.T., How to Measure Attitudes, Sage, 1987.
Howard, K. and Sharp, J.A., The Management of a Student Research Project, Gower, 1989.
Johnson, M.C., A Review of Research Methods in Education, Rand McNally, 1977.
Kirk, J., Miller, M.L., Reliability and Validity in Quantitative Research, Page, 1986.
Mason, E.J. and Bramble, W.J., Understanding and Conducting Research Applications in Education and the Behavioral Sciences, McGraw-Hill, 1978.
Motley, L., Customer Surveys that Work. Bank Marketing Dec. 99, Vol. 31 issue 12, p.40.
Patton, M.Q., How to Use Quantitative Methods in Evaluation. Sage 1987.
Reardon, K.M., Action Research. J. American Planning Assoc., Winter 2000 Vol. 66 issue 1 p.103.
Reeves, T.K. and Harper, D., Surveys at Work, McGraw-Hill, 1981.
Robson, C., Real World Research. Blackwell 1993.
Schuman, H. and Presser, S., Questions and Answers in Attitude Surveys, Academic Press, 1981
Siegel, S., Non-parametric Statistics, McGraw-Hill, 1956. (The most useful book of its kind.)
Smith, C. and Dainty, P., (Eds), The Management Research Handbook, Routledge, 1991
Tull, D.S. and Albaum, G.S., Survey Research: A Decisional Approach, Intertext, 1973.
Verma, G.K. and Beard, R.M., What is Educational Research?, Gower, 1981.
Webb, D.J., Campbell, D.T., Schwartz, R.D. and Sechrest, L., Unobtrusive Measures: Non-reactive Research in the Social Sciences, Rand McNally, 1966.
Williams, A.P.O., Using Personnel Research, Gower 1983
Research Methodology in Management: Current Practices, Trends, and Implications for Future Research. Academy for Management Journal, Dec. 2000 Vol. 43 issue 6 p.1248.
Innovation: Action Research - Creating New Management Theory and Practice. J. Management Accounting Research 1998 Vol. 10 p.89
Bell, J: Doing Your Research Project: Open University Press,1989
Bennett, R: Management Research - Guide for Institutions and Professionals: International Labour Office, 1983
Easterby-Smith, M; Thorpe,R,& Lowe,A: Management Research - an Introduction: Sage, 1991
Ehrenberg, A.S.C,: A Primer in Data Reduction - an Introductory Statistical Textbook: Wiley & Sons, 1982
Howard,K,& Sharp,J.A: The Management of a Student Research Project: Gower, 1989
Schuman,H,& Presser,S: Questions and Answers in Attitude Surveys: Academic Press, 1981
Smith,C,& Dainty,P(Eds): The Management Research Handbook: Routledge, 1991
Williams,A.P.O (Ed): Using Personnel Research: Gower,1983
Bennett,R & Oliver,J: How to get the Best from Action Research - A Guide: MCB University Press, 1988
Bennett,R: Using Research in Training: JEIT Monograph: MCB University Press, 3 (5), 1979
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