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Unformatted text preview: outs) Types of Research Design
Exploratory Use when area is new, vague. Need initial
exploration of ideas.
Ex., Understand major differences between
Japanese and American Management Styles
Tend to use qualitative techniques like focus
groups, observation, depth interviews
groups, Types of Studies
Descriptive Document what is actually occurring
Use survey methods, observation, or interview
Most quantitative data is used and analyzed in
descriptive Types of Studies
Correlational Measure variables then test for expected
No manipulation of study variables
No Cause/Effect established; causation must
Most often used approach in organizational
research Types of Studies
Experimental Ex., Greenburg’s Justice Studies Ethics is a really big issue here. Can’t run
humans through experiments like rats.
Can’t subject them to harmful conditions.
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This document was uploaded on 02/19/2014.
- Spring '14