Criteria for Evaluating Research : The Unique Adequacy Requirement of Methods

  title={Criteria for Evaluating Research : The Unique Adequacy Requirement of Methods},
  author={John Rooke and Mike Kagioglou},
The Unique Adequacy requirement of methods (UA) is proposed as a means of evaluating research in construction management. UA addresses the problems stemming from the significance of conscious action in constituting human organisation. These may be summarised as: first, that objectivity is a problematic concept in such studies; second, that the determination of meaning is their primary goal; and third, that formal procedures, whether as methods of research or explanation, have significant… CONTINUE READING
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