Catherine Cassell, Cathy Cassell, Ann L Cunliffe, Gina Grandy
SAGE Publications Ltd; 1st edition
The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Business and Management Research Methods provides a state-of–the-art overview of qualitative research methods in the business and management field.
The Handbook celebrates the diversity of the field by drawing from a wide range of traditions and by bringing together a number of leading international researchers engaged in studying a variety of topics through multiple qualitative methods. The chapters address the philosophical underpinnings of particular approaches to research; contemporary illustrations; references; and practical guidelines for their use. The 2 volumes therefore provide a useful resource for Ph.D. students and early career researchers interested in developing and expanding their knowledge and practice of qualitative research. In covering established and emerging methods; it also provides an invaluable source of information for faculty teaching qualitative research methods.
The contents of the Handbook are arranged into two volumes covering seven key themes:
Volume 1: History and Tradition
Part 1: Influential Traditions: underpinning qualitative research: positivism; pragmatism; constructionism; interpretivism; poststructuralism; critical; hermeneutics; postcolonialism; critical realism; grounded theory; mixed methods; feminist and indigenous approaches.
Part 2: Research Designs: ethnography; action research; field research; case studies; process and practice methodologies.
Part 3: The Researcher: reflexivity; ethics; positionality; writing from the body; gender and intersectionality; and achieving critical distance.
Part 4: Challenges: access and departure; choosing participants; research design; writing for different audiences; ethics in international research; research across boundaries; digital ethics; and publishing qualitative research.
Volume 2: Methods and Challenges
Part 1: Contemporary methods: interviews; autoethnography; rhetoric; archival analysis; stories and narratives; historical; discourse analysis; sociomateriality; fiction; metaphors; dramaturgy; group methods; diary; shadowing and thematic analysis.
Part 2: Visual methods: photographs; video; web images; drawing; semiotics and symbols; collages; documentaries.
Part 3: Methodological developments: aesthetics and smell; sewing quilts; netnography; ethnomusicality; fuzzy set comparative analysis; software; ANTI-history; emotion; and pattern matching.