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Business and management research

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Business and management research

Business and management research is a systematic inquiry that helps to solve business problems and contributes to management knowledge. It Is an applied research.

Four factors (Easterby-Smith, 2008) combine to make business and management a distinctive focus for research :

  • Transdiscipline approach
  • Information access is difficult since managers see information as comptetivive advantage on the market
  • Managers are educated and want some information produced by the classical research method
  • Finding must resolve practical management problems

Managers often need information of high quality to help them to make the right decision.


  • Research process 1
  • Magazines 2
  • Useful Link 3
  • Sources 4

Research process


  • Journal of Management Studies
  • Love Aaj Kal

Useful Link



  • Mark N.K. Sunders, Sameer Khan Utmanzai, Philip Lewis et Adrian Thornhill (2012) Research Methods for Business Students sixth edition Harlow, England, Pearson Education, Inc.
  • Ghauri, P.N., & Grønhaug, K., (2002), Research Methods in Business Studies : A Practical Guide (2nd edition), London: FT Prentice Hall Europe ISBN 0-273-65110-2
  • Easterby-Smith, M., Thorpe, R.jackson, P.and Lowe, A.(2008) Management Research (3rd edn). London : Sage. Chapter 1 explains what is management research.
  • Casse, C. and Lee,B. (eds) (2011) Challenges and Controversies in Management Research.New York: Routledge.
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