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Methodology for Creating Business Knowledge, Paperback / softback Book

Methodology for Creating Business Knowledge Paperback / softback


`Arbnor and Bjerke's deep insight into theory construction and their honest appraisal of knowledge creation makes this edition absolutely essential for business scholars. I recommend this book to scholars in any area of business seeking a more thoughtful and useful understanding of research methodology' - Morgan Miles, Professor of Marketing, Georgia Southern University`These are two authors on top of their game, using their vast experience and depth of knowledge to present a complex topic in a framework which is understandable and usable by anyone doing academic research.

This third edition will ensure that this book remains the essential read for social science researchers' - David Carson, Professor of Marketing, University of UlsterArbnor and Bjerke's best-selling text, first published in 1997, remains unrivalled; both in its contemporary relevance to research methodology, and in its coverage of the interplay between the philosophy of science, methodology and business.

The authors make an in-depth examination into the circularity of knowledge and its foundations and analyze the repercussions for business, research and consulting.

Where knowledge is a competitive necessity understanding its foundations is a necessity. The Third Edition has been updated to be even more relevant to the contemporary interests of business knowledge.

Additional extras include:- Several more examples are included, plus previous examples have been updated - Improved illustrations and diagrams- Revised presentation makes the book easier to use- Useful summaries of the key points and concepts to aide accessibility- Points of reflection allow the reader to further their thinking on the topics- A glossary of terms - A teacher's manual which can be requested from the book's website


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 464 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Research & development management
  • ISBN: 9781847870599

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