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This guide is designed to assist with the coursework/research required for LDRS501: Research. It is a collaborative effort between the Masters of Arts in Leadership Faculty and the University of Jamestown Librarians. The guide is a living document and may be changed at anytime to reflect additional resources and/or alterations to course materials. Please consult with the course's instructor in regards to the requirements of specific assignments and projects.
LDRS 501: Research (3 credit hours)
Being both a knowledgeable consumer and producer of information is essential to being a good leader. This course introduces students to research methods at a level that allows them to understand scholarly and evaluative research findings and to design projects of their own. Topics to be covered include the research process, research ethics, basic quantitative and qualitative research methods, and evaluation research with a particular emphasis on conducting research in applied settings.
Key Concepts in Business and Management Research Methods
A detailed yet concise handbook clarifying all the major terms needed for a thorough understanding of key research methodology concepts in business and management. An invaluable guide for students at all levels seeking assistance with projects, research proposals, dissertations and theses; including case studies and suggestions for further reading.