The Sage Handbook of Organizational Research Methods

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Professor David Buchanan, Professor Alan Bryman
SAGE Publications Ltd, May 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 776 pages
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The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Research Methods provides a rich resource for organizational researchers, locating the technical aspects of organizational research in the wider context of the relevant personal, epistemological, theoretical, historical, ethical, and political issues. David Buchanan and Alan Bryman have gathered together many of the world's leading writers on theory, method, and analysis in organizational research and have made this the most comprehensive and cutting-edge volume in this ever-growing field.
 

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Contents

Properties and Implications
1
The Shifting Context of Organizational Research
19
2 Organizational Research as Alternative Ways of Attending To and Talking About Structures and Activities
21
On Elephants and Blind Researchers
39
4 Critical Methodology in Management and Organization Research
61
Regulations and Responsibilities
78
The Case of EvidenceBased Management
93
The Broadening Focus of Organizational Research
109
23 Archival Researchin Organizations in a Digital Age
395
24 Studying Processes in and Around Organizations
409
Philosophy Method or Philosophy in Search of a Method?
430
Data Collection in Organizational Research
449
Identifying Contextual Response Drivers
451
Their Utility and Development in Organizational Research
465
28 Conversation Analysis in Organization Research
484
29 Interviews in Organizational Research
500

Traditions Developments and Current Directions
111
Debates Deliberations and Disagreements on Studying Organizational Culture
128
9 Doing Power Work
143
10 The Deinstitutionalization of Institutional Theory? Exploring Divergent Agendas in Institutional Research
160
11 Methodological Issues in Researching Institutional Change
176
12 Job Satisfaction in Organizational Research
196
13 Studying Organizational Populations Over Time
213
Aesthetics and Art in Qualitative Methods of Organization Studies
230
What is and is Yet to be
246
16 Researching Work and Institutions through Ethnographic Documentaries
270
Approaches to Organizational Research
283
A Wittgensteinian Approach towards the Epistemology of the Particular in Organizationand Management Studies
285
18 Implications of Research Design Options for the Validity of Inferences Derived from Organizational Research
302
19 CrossCultural Comparative Studies and Issues in International Research Collaboration
328
20 Common Method Variance or Measurement Bias? The Problem and Possible Solutions
346
Renewing Action and Governing Science
363
22 Grounded Theory Perspectives in Organizational Research
381
30 Mixed Methods in Organizational Research
516
31 Research Designs for Realist Research
532
Methods and Debates
549
33 Visual Methods in Organizational Research
566
An Exploration of Gendered Politics in Research Methodology
583
35 Ethnography in Organizational Settings
602
Feature Films as Research Data
620
Conceptual and Technological Advances
636
Researching OffTheBooks Work
654
39 Producing a Systematic Review
671
40 Organizational Autoethnography
690
The Future of Organizational Research
703
41 The Present and Futures of Organizational Research
705
Author Index
719
Subject Index
731
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Alan Bryman is Professor of Organizational and Social Research, School of Management, University of Leicester, UK.

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