Browsing posts tagged: Research & Methodology
Multidimensional Journal Evaluation

Scientific communication depends primarily on publishing in journals. The most important indicator to determine the influence of a journal is the Impact Factor. Since this factor only measures the average number of citations per article in a certain time window, it can be argued that it does not reflect the actual value of a periodical. […]

Fachspezifische Internetrecherche

This second, completely revised edition provides approximately 300 links to sources on the Internet, most of which are free. Of these links, about 200 are described in detail, divided in the individual subjects of the Dewey decimal classification system. Subject gateways – mainly in German and English – are listed, along with lexica, bibliographies and […]

H. G. Wells Floor Games

The delightful story of creative play with miniature figures and magical worlds on the nursery floor is brought back to life in this reprint of a historical work. Written for his sons in 1911, Wells’s story immerses the reader in a tale where possibilities are the given and surprises the fact. It has since been […]

The Craft of Research, Third Edition

With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices. Seasoned researchers and educators Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams present an updated third edition of their classic handbook, whose first and second […]

Organizational Research Methods

`This text provides a timely and comprehensive introduction to major research methods in the Organizational sciences. It will be a boon to all students conducting their projects in this area, and may well become a standard reference for staff teaching research methods to undergraduate and postgraduate students of business studies or organizational behaviour‘ – Professor […]

Reflexive Methodology

Praise for the First Edition:’Reflexive Methodology is a textbook indispensable to any young researcher. It does not tell its readers how to do research. It does something much more important: It shows how research has been done in the qualitative tradition, thus encouraging the readers to make their own choices‘ – Barbara Czarniawska, Goteborg University’I […]

A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics

The bestselling author of The Organized Mind explains and debunks statistics in the information ageWe live in a world of information overload. Facts and figures on absolutely everything are at our fingertips, but are too often biased, distorted, or outright lies. From unemployment figures to voting polls, IQ tests to divorce rates, we’re bombarded by […]

The Science of Stories

The Science of Stories explores the role narrative plays in human life. Supported by in-depth research, the book demonstrates how the ways in which people tell their stories can be indicative of how they construct their worlds and their own identities. Based on linguistic analysis and computer technology, Laszlo offers an innovative methodology which aims […]

The Normal Bar

Based on data obtained from nearly 100,000 respondents, here is the ultimate resource for anyone who wants to learn the relationship-tested ways couples can achieve satisfaction and contentment in areas such as communication, sex, affection, and financial cooperation.What constitutes “normal” behavior among happy couples?  What steps you should take if that “normal” is one you […]

Ebola

In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace.Over the four decades since, Ebola has emerged sporadically, each time to devastating effect. It can kill up to 90% of its victims. In between these outbreaks, it is untraceable, hiding deep in the jungle. The […]