Postgraduate Research in Business: A Critical Guide

In Postgraduate Research in Business, Sarah Quinton and Teresa Smallbone provide a vital introduction to the research process and the thinking and learning skills needed to successfully complete postgraduate research. In step-by-step terms, the authors detail the `tools of the trade' - the practical and the intellectual skills - that underpin the study of Business and Management, from research skills and project planning to strategies for reading, writing and presentation. Postgraduate Research in Business provides: A student-friendly guide to thinking critically about Business and Management research Guidance on the best way to approach research A clear focus on finding research topics and developing them in to dissertations Essential help in forging critical reading skills Helpful advice on making your research project manageable An inside view on the assumptions and requirements of post graduate research in business Structured support for writing up your research This is essential reading for any student doing an MBA, an MA, or starting a PhD in Business or Management Studies. It will provide a vital supplement to the plethora of textbooks in Business and Research Methods.