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  author={Andrew R. J Dainty and Richard Neale},
There have been many recent calls for greater use of qualitative methods in construction management research, or at least for greater consideration to be given to the use of these methods if appropriate. However, for many researchers, particularly those using methods involving a very thorough, in depth data gathering exercise, and a fairly free-form approach to the collection instrument, this can lead to practical analytical problems through the generation of overwhelming amounts of qualitative… 
A constructionist examination of construction site culture: Review of a pilot study
Recent developments in the UK construction industry have led to behavioural and cultural safety programmes becoming a key tool in the prevention of health and safety incidents on construction sites
Challenges to and opportunities for establishing a qualitative approach to Built Environment research in higher education institutions
Purpose There are serious implications for adopting inappropriate research strategies and methods, and this is evident in the Built Environment (BE) given the under adoption of qualitative
Constructing safety on sites: an exploration of the social construction of safety on large UK construction sites
Significant attempts have been made by large contractors in the UK construction industry to improve safety on their sites. Safety management systems have been put in place, minimum training
Addressing Socio-technical Issues in Built Environment Research: A Philosophical Premise
Abstract Researchers within the built environment disciplines have increasingly drawn on a plurality of social methods in order to enrich their research. Three decades down the line the place of
"Are you going to put some statistics in there?" The challenges of a being qualitative researcher in a quantitative world, and how to politely say no!
Some disciplines remain firmly loyal to their historical roots, for example construction management research steadfastly remains a ‘science’. Grounded in realist ontology and positivist epistemology,
Understanding the Underrepresentation of Qualitative Research Approaches to Built Environment Research in Nigeria
ABSTRACT There is evidence that scholars in some countries, including Nigeria, primarily employ the quantitative approach to research, and that in some cases this approach is used inappropriately.
Toward collective organizational values: a case study in UK construction
The findings support the argument that the shaping of collective organizational values should be based on a clear understanding and communication of employees' personal values, and Schwartz's circumplex model of values and associated survey instrument are helpful framing devices to initiate and structure such a debate.
Advancing Qualitative Research Using Qualitative Data Analysis Software (QDAS)? Reviewing Potential Versus Practice in Published Studies using ATLAS.ti and NVivo, 1994–2013
The study found that the number of articles reporting QDAS is increasing each year, and that the majority of studies using ATLAS are for data management and analysis, with fewer using it for data collection/creation or to visually display their methods and findings.
Construction health and safety self-regulation in developing countries : a Nigeria case study
The study reported in this paper explored the self-regulatory approaches in terms of health and safety (H&S) in the Nigerian construction industry and the attitudes of the industry towards H&S
Uso de software de datos cualitativos como instrumento para aplicar un análisis de contenido en el proceso de modelización de un personaje de ficción
This article addresses the case of prototyping a fictional character using qualitative data analysis software using Grounded Theory paradigm and concludes that the tool is efficient in data extraction, coding and recovery, despite the improvements indicated.


Research method verses methodology: achieving quality in scholarly research for construction management
A clear appreciation of the distinction between what constitutes methodology, and the procedures that go with each methodology would contribute towards achieving such a balance in the culture of academic research in construction management.
Reclaiming Qualitative Methods for Organizational Research: A Preface.
The label qualitative methods has no precise meaning in any of the social sciences. It is at best an umbrella term covering an array of interpretive techniques which seek to describe, decode,
Microcomputers as field tools
  • M. Agar
  • Sociology
    Comput. Humanit.
  • 1983
Though microcomputers are no magic solution to ethnographic problems, they will, I think, prove useful as methodological tools.
Qualitative Data as an Attractive Nuisance: The Problem of Analysis.
December 1979, volume 24 The legal doctrine of an "attractive nuisance" is simply illustrated by what happens if you abandon a car in your back yard: if neighboring children come eagerly to play in
The culture of the industry and the culture of research
Culture is increasingly cited as being in need of change if the UK construction industry is to improve its efficiency and productivity. The paper argues that the concept of culture is amenable to
Constructing social research :the unity and diversity of method
Foreword Preface PART I Elements of Social Research 1 What is Social Research? Introduction Some Conventional Views of Social Research Social Research and Other Ways of Representing Social Life
The role of theory in construction management: a call for debate
We raise a number of questions concerning the theoretical basis of construction management, and enquire into the nature of construction management theory. We highlight the dominant research paradigm
Research Methods and Organization Studies
Glossary of abbreviations Preface The nature of organizational research Measurement in organizational research: questionnaires and structured interviews Experimental research Survey Research
Quantity and quality in social research
In what case do you like reading so much? What about the type of the quantity and quality in social research book? The needs to read? Well, everybody has their own reason why should read some books.
Content Analysis: An Introduction to Its Methodology
History Conceptual Foundations Uses and Kinds of Inference The Logic of Content Analysis Designs Unitizing Sampling Recording Data Languages Constructs for Inference Analytical Techniques The Use of