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Author Carbajal, José, 1944-2010, author

Title Conducting qualitative research using a phenomenological design : women ascending to leadership positions in rural communities / Jose Carbajal, Wilma Cordova, Aparecida de Fátima Cordeiro Dutra, Kristin Bailey-Wallace, Tiffany Wigington, Bonita B. Sharma, Shanta Scott
Published London : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2018
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Series SAGE Research Methods. Cases
SAGE Research Methods. Cases
Summary This case study investigates women's experiences as they ascend to leadership roles in a rural context; primarily in East Texas, USA. Using a phenomenological study design, the researchers interviewed 20 diverse women currently serving in a leadership role at rural non-profit organizations. This study focused on understanding the experiences of women in top management as they ascended into leadership positions. The researchers provide accounts and insights on conducting qualitative research using a phenomenological design. This case study provides the step-by-step process of sample selection, data collection, and lessons learned (from sample selection to conducting the interviews)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nonprofit organizations -- Texas.
Qualitative research -- Methodology.
Women executives -- Texas -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Bailey-Wallace, Kristin, author
Cordova, Wilma, author
Scott, Shanta, author
Sharma, Bonita B., author
Wigington, Tiffany, author
de Fátima Cordeiro Dutra, Aparecida, author
ISBN 1526445344
9781526445346 (ebook)