Qualitative Research in the Study of Leadership

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Emerald Group Publishing, 2008 - Science - 454 pages
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This text discusses the use of qualitative research methods in leadership studies beginning with an examination of the paradigmatic assumptions underlying qualitative research. It chronicles the increasing legitimacy of qualitative inquiry in a discipline in which the hegemony of the quantitative paradigm continues to prevail.
 

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A book on Qualitative Research Methodologies from distinguished management consultant.
In book "Qualitative Research in the Study of Leadership" author Karin Klenke narrates theoretical and
practical dimensions of qualitative research methodologies. This book is divided into four parts: (p.1) Foundations of qualitative research as paradigm, (p.2) Major qualitative traditions in leadership research, (p.3) Underutilized qualitative methods in leadership studies, and (p.4) Empirical qualitative leadership studies. This book contains specific chapters on different qualitative methodologies, viz. case studies, content analysis, interviewing, and mixed methods. In this book, Klenke also introspects what is underutilized and at-risk in empirical research process. Klenke is well-known scholar in leadership studies.  

Contents

Part II MAJOR QUALITATIVE TRADITIONS IN LEADERSHIP RESEARCH
55
Chapter 6 MIXED METHODS IN LEADERSHIP RESEARCH
153
Part III UNDERUTILIZED QUALITATIVE METHODS IN LEADERSHIP STUDIES
183
Part IV EMPIRICAL QUALITATIVE LEADERSHIP STUDIES
287
References
387
About the Authors
449
Index
451
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