Philosophy & Process of Management Research - MAN00061M

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  • Department: The York Management School
  • Module co-ordinator: Prof. Stephen Linstead
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2019-20

Module aims

The module introduces the epistemological and ontological underpinnings of management research. It also aims to improve accessibility of research material such as journal articles, etc and to provide basic skills in support of other modules taught on the MA/MSc programme.

Module learning outcomes

Successful completion of the module will demonstrate that students are able to:-

  • Appreciate the epistemological and ontological underpinnings of management research
  • Develop an appreciation of the norms and expectations associated with research
  • Critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of alternative approaches to research
  • Develop understanding and judgement regarding the ethical issues of management research
  • Develop an understanding of the cultural norms and values associated with research and writing

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Philosophy and Process of Management Research - Open
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Philosophy and Process of Management Research - Open
N/A 100

Module feedback

A comprehensive module assessment report is released to students after the summer term exam board.

Indicative reading

Easterby-Smith, M. (2003). Management Research: An Introduction, Sage



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