chapter 4 empirical research book

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Chapter 4 : Designing you research and choosing your qualitative and quatitative methods Definition : A research design is the scheme that guides the process of collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. It is a logical model of proof that allows the making of valid causal inferences. The type of research you propose will determine the type of methods you will choose : - Exploratory research is appropriate for subjects that are new or yet to be studied. Exploratory research requires flexibility more than precision because its purpose is to discover possible explanations rather than test hypothetical explanations. - Descriptive research is appropriate if we have some information on a topic but need to make our understanding more systematic. Descriptive research requires accurate measurement of phenomena. - Explanatory research is appropriate when we have enough knowledge about a phenomenon to begin to seek explanations for it. Explanatory research must ensure both unbiased and reliable observations and
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