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Title Handbook of qualitative research methods for international business / edited by Rebecca Marschan-Piekkari, Catherine Welch
Published Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, [2004]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  338.88 Mar/Hoq  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 610 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Elgar original reference
Elgar original reference.
Contents Vignette : observations from a lifetime of interviewing / Jean J. Boddewin -- Foreword / Peter J. Buckley -- Vignette : interviews : a key data source in international business research / Arvind Parkhe -- Vignette : theory is not reality / Jan Johanson -- 1. Qualitative research methods in international business : the state of the art / Rebecca Marschan Piekkari and Catherine Welch -- 2. Empirical research in international management : a critique and future agenda / Richard B. Peterson -- 3. Towards a postcolonial research paradigm in international business and comparative management / Robert Westwood -- 4. Hermeneutic methodology and international business research / Niels G. Noorderhaven -- Vignette : the many skills of the case researcher / Robert W. Scapens -- 5. Designing and conducting case studies in international business research / Prevez Ghauri -- 6. The architecture of multiple case study research in international business / Pieter Pauwels and Paul Matthyssens -- 7. The role of negative personal experiences in cross-cultural case study research : failure or opportunity? / Karen Grisar-Kasse -- 8. First the sugar, then the eggs ... or the other way round? Mixing methods in international business research / Leila Hurmerinta-Peltomaki and Niina Nummela -- Vignette : getting the ear of the minister / Henry Wai-chung Yeung -- 9. Interview studies in international business research / John D. Daniels and Mark V. Cannice -- 10. Improvisation and adaptation in international business research interviews / Ian Wilkinson and Louise Young -- 11. Language and languages in cross-cultural interviewing / Rebecca Marschan-Piekkari and Cristina Reis -- 12. Interviewing in the multinational corporation : challenges of the organisational context / Rebecca Marschan-Piekkari, Catherine Welch, Heh Penttinen and Marja Tahvanainen -- 13. The interview in international business research : problems we would rather not talk about / Stuart Macdonald and Bo Hellgren -- Vignette : seeing and experiencing culture / Mary Yoko Brannen -- 14. The ethnographic international business researcher : misfit or trailblazer? / Malcolm Chapman, Hanna Gajewska-De Mattos and Christos Antoniou -- 15. The relevance of ethnography to international business research / Diana Rosemary Sharpe -- 16. Interpreting the international firm : going beyond interviews / Hans De Geer, Tommy Borglund and Magnus Frostenson -- 17. Critical discourse analysis as a methodology for international business studies / Eero Vaara and Janne Tienari -- Vignette : eating alone and other experiences / Russell Belk -- 18. Contextualising fieldwork : reflections on conducting research in Eastern Europe / Snejina Michailova -- 19. Conducting qualitative research in Vietnam : ethnography, grounded theory and case study research / Nancy K. Napier, Suzanne Hosley and Thang Van Nguyen -- 20. The role of culture in conducting trustworthy and credible qualitative business research in China / Giana M. Eckhardt -- 21. An outsider in India / Elisabeth M. Wilson -- 22. The rhythms of Latin America : a context and guide for qualitative research / Victoria Jones -- Vignette : against today's fashion : experiences form the 'review front' / Dirk Matten -- 23. Ensuring validity in qualitative international business research / Poul Houman Andersen and Maria Anne Skaates -- 24. Computer-assisted qualitative data analysis : application in an export study / Valerie J. Lindsay -- 25. Writing about methods in qualitative research : towards a more transparent approach / Tatiana Zalan and Geoffrey Lewis -- 26. 'Writing it up' : the challenges of representation in qualitative research / Sara L. McGaughey -- 27. Getting published : the last great hurdle? / Denice E. Welch and Lawrence S. Welch -- 28. Publishing qualitative research in international business / Julian Birkinhshaw -- Vignette : case studies in construction : recollections of an accidental researcher / Stewart R. Clegg
Summary This volume contains a wide, yet integrated range of contributions from well known authors. It draws together and reflects on the specific methodological challenges that an international business scholar is likely to face when undertaking a qualitative research project
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject International business enterprises -- Research -- Methodology.
International trade -- Research -- Methodology.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Author Marschan-Piekkari, Rebecca, 1967-
Welch, Catherine, 1971-
LC no. 2004040439
ISBN 1845424344 paperback
1843760835 hardback
Other Titles Qualitative research methods for international business