In Postgraduate Research in Business, Sarah Quinton and Teresa Smallbone provide a vital introduction to the research process and the thinking and learning skills needed to successfully complete postgraduate research.
In step-by-step terms, the authors detail the `tools of the trade' - the practical and the intellectual skills - that underpin the study of Business and Management, from research skills and project planning to strategies for reading, writing and presentation.
Postgraduate Research in Business provides:
" A student-friendly guide to thinking critically about Business and Management research
" Guidance on the best way to approach research
" A clear focus on finding research topics and developing them in to dissertations
" Essential help in forging critical reading skills
" Helpful advice on making your research project manageable
" An inside view on the assumptions and requirements of post graduate research in business
" Structured support for writing up your research
This is essential reading for any student doing an MBA, an MA, or starting a PhD in Business or Management Studies. It will provide a vital supplement to the plethora of textbooks in Business and Research Methods.