The alternative paradigm dialog.
Bridging the practitioner‐academic divide
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to explore the benefits of a symbiotic relationship between academic and practitioner qualitative research communities and consider ways of nurturing such a…
Logistics needs qualitative research – especially action research
This paper describes how qualitative research methods, particularly action research case studies, can contribute to further advance and develop logistics research. The paper also describes…
Paradigms Lost and Pragmatism Regained
This article examines several methodological issues associated with combining qualitative and quantitative methods by comparing the increasing interest in this topic with the earlier renewal of…
The Use and Added Value of Mixed Methods in Management Research
The prevalence, characteristics, and added value of mixed methods articles published in two management fields are examined through a sequential mixed methods design with four phases. The results show…
Recognising deductive processes in qualitative research
- Business, Sociology
States that there are two general approaches to reasoning which may result in the acquisition of new knowledge: inductive reasoning commences with observation of specific instances, and seeks to…
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