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"What we need to know is how to ask the questions. Most of us are surrounded by answers and solutions in our lives. Our adeptness at asking questions will determine how we reach the solutions." (R.S.Wurman, Information Anxiety. 1989, p.152)

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Literature:

American Psychological Assoclation: Publication Manual, 3rd. ed., rev. Washington D.C.: APA, 1984.

Axelrod, R.B. and Cooper, C.R. The St.Martin's guide to writing. New York: St.Martin's Press, 1985.

Barzun, J. and H.F.Graf, The Modern Researcher: The Classical Manual of all Aspects of Research and Writing, 3rd. ed., 1977

Bates, J.D. Writing with precision. Wash. D.C.: Acropolis Books, 1985.

Becker, Howard S., Tricks of the Trade: How to Think about your Research while you are doing it. Univ. of Chicago Press, 1998. [H91.B38.1998]

Behling, John B. Guidelines for Preparing the Research Proposal. 1984. [LB2369.B33/Suz]

Berg, Bruce L., Qualitative research methods for the social sciences. Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c2001. H61 B4715 2001

Berry, Ralph. How to write a Research Paper. 2nd ed. 1986. Pergamon P. [LB2369.B38/Suz]

Booth, Wayne C. et al, The Craft of Research.

Brooks, T. "Giving voice to your non-fiction," Writer's Digest, Sept. 1990, 26-32

Burt, James E. ELEMENTARY STATISTICS FOR GEOGRAPHERS. New York : Guilford Press, c1996. [LOCATION = Suzzallo/Allen Stacks.]

Campbell, D. T., & Stanley, J. C. (1963). Experimental and quasi-experimental designs for research. Washington, DC: AERA (American Education Research Association).

The Chicago Manual of Style. Chicago 1982. [Z253 C57, 1982/Geog.-Libr.]

Converse, Jean M. and Stanley PRESSER. Survey Questions: Handcrafting the Standardized Questionnaire.( Series Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences). Beverly Hills: Sage, 1986.

Cook, C.K., Line by line: How to improve your own writing. Boston: Haughton Mifflin, 1985.

Day, Robert A., How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper. Philadelphia: ISI Press, 1979.

Denzin, Norman K. and Yvonna S. Lincoln, eds., Handbook of Qualitative Research. Sage 1994 [H62.H2455]

Durrenberger, Robert. Geographical Research and Writing. N.Y.: Cromwell, 1971

Evans, D. (1995). How to write a better thesis or report. Melbourne, University of Melbourne Press.

Fink, Arline and J. Kosecoff. How to conduct Surveys: A Step-by-Step Guide. Beverly Hills: Sage, 1985.

Fowler, Floyd J. Survey Research Methods. Beverly Hills: Sage, 1984.

Fox, Mary, ED., Scholarly Writing and Publishing. 1985 [Z286S37S335]

Francis, J.Bruce, The Proposal Cookbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Dissertation and Thesis Proposal Writing. 1979. [LB2369.F73/ Arch. on Reserve]

Graves, Robert and Alan Hodge, The Reader over Your Shoulder: A Handbook for Writers of English Prose, 2nd ed., 1979 (Vintage Books)

Gubrium, Jaber F. and James A. Holstein, eds., Handbook of interview research : context & methods. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2002. [H61.28 H36 2002]

Harvey, Gordon. Writing with Sources: A Guide for Harvard Students Expository Writing Program; Copyright 1995 The President and Fellows of Harvard University

Jacob, Herbert. Using Published Data: Errors and Remidies. (Series Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) Beverly Hills: Sage, 1984.

Kalton, Graham. Introduction to Survey Sampling. (Series Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) Beverly Hills: Sage, 1983.

Katzner, Donald W., Unmeasured information and the methodology of social scientific inquiry. Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, c2001. [H61 K29 2001/Suzz]

Kiecolt, K.Jill and Laura E. Nathan, Secondary Analysis of Survey Data (Series Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) Beverly Hills: Saye, 1985.

Knox, A. Teaching Writing to Adults. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 1988.

Locke, Lawrence F. & W. W. Spirduso, Proposals that Work: A Guide for Planning Research. New York: Teacher College Press (Columbia), 1976.

Madsen, David. Successful Dissertations and Theses. 1983/1990.[LB2369.M32.1992]

Mauch, James E and Jack W.Birch, Guide to the Successful Thesis and Dissertation. NY 1993.[LB2369.M377/Suz]

Miles, M. B., & Huberman, A. M. (1994). Qualitative data analysis, 2nd edition. (2nd edition ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Morrill, Richard L., "Qualitative and Quantitative Research in Geography" [May 1999]

Potter, W. J. (1996). An analysis of thinking and research about qualitative methods. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Rogers, Alisdair et al., eds., The Student's Companion to Geography. Oxford: Blackwell, 1992. [G116 S78 1992/ Geog]

Scholes, R.& Comley N.R., The Practice of writing. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989.

Spector, Paul E. Research Designs (Series Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences). Beverly Hills: Sage 1981.

Stoddard, Robert H., Field Techniques and Research Methods in Geography. [Ch.10: "Developing a Research Plan"]

Strauss, A., & Corbin, J. (1990). Basics of qualitative research. Newbury Park: Sage Publications.

Strunk, W. and E.B.White, The Elements of Style, 3rd. ed., 1979 (McMillan)

Strunk, W., Elements of Style (Original on line) [Project Bartleby]

Van Wagenen, R. Keith, Writing a Thesis: Substance and Style. Prentice Hall 1991. [LB2369.V257/Suz]

Wildavsky, Aaron. "Craftways: On the Organization of Scholarly Work. New Brunswick NJ & London: Transaction, 1989 [Abstract in JEL June '90, p.726]

Yin, Robert K., Case study research : design and methods. Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 1994 [AUP General Stacks H62 .Y56 1994, SocWk Reserve H62 .Y56 1994]

Yin identifies 5 components of your research design, (p20). The first is the study question(s) which attempt to answer statements framed by the words, 'who', 'what', 'where', 'how' and 'why'. 'What' questions are exploratory and usually identify the basis for the investigation. 'Who' and 'where' questions tend to be more suited for surveys and usually provide descriptive data. 'How' and 'why' questions seek more to explain situations and are therefore more suited to case study research.

Zinsser, W., On Writing Well (2nd ed.). New York: Harper & Row, 1988.


RESEARCH METHODS IN INDUSTRIAL & ORGANIZATIONAL GEOGRAPHY

Brewerton, Paul and Lynne Millward. Organizational Research Methods: A Guide for Students and Researchers. London: Sage, 2001. [HM786.B74.2001/Suzz]

Burns, Tom. "Methodological Approaches in Diachronic Case Studies," in: Vroom, Methods of Organizational Research, pp.l53ff. [HM131 V7/Suzz+]

Caldwell, Bruce J., "Clarifting Popper," Journ. of Econ Lit 29(1), March 1991, 1-33.

Campbell, Donald T. and Julian C. Stanley, Experimental and Quasi Experimental Designs for Research. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1963.

Cook, Thomas J. and F.P.Scioli, "A Research Strategy for Analyzing the Impacts of Public Policy," Administr. Science Quarterly, Sept. 1972., pp.328ff.

George, Alexander L. and Timothy J. McKeown, "Case Studies and Theories of Organizational Decision Making," in: Robert F. Coulam and Richard A. Smith, eds., Advances in Information Processing in Organizations.

Greenwich, Conn.,: JAI Press, 1985, pp.21-58. (comments by W.H.Riker: pp.59-64)

Healey, Michael. Urban and Regional Industrial Research: The Changing UK Data Base. Norwich: Geo Books 1983.

Healey, Michael & Rawlinson, Michael B., Interviewing Business Owners and Managers: A Review of Methods and Techniques, Geoforum, 24(3), 1993, 339-55.

Howitt, Richard. "Case Studies: A Research Tool for Research Management," in: Rethinking Resource Management: Justics, Sustainability and Indigenous Peoples. London: Routledge, 2001, Ch.7, pp.189ff. [HC59.15 H69 2001/Suzz] [Abstract by Author]

Huber, George P. and Van de Ven, Andrew H. Longitudinal field research methods : studying processes of organizational change. Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 1995. [Business Admin General Stacks HD58.8 .L663 1995]

Hughes, A., Constructing Economic Geographies from Corporate Interviews: Insights from a Cross-Country Comparison of Retailer - Supplier Relationships, Geoforum, 30 (1999), 363-74.

Judd, K.L., "A Review of Recursive Methods in Economic Dynamics," Journal of Economic Literature 29 (1), March 1991, 69-77.

Kaplan, Abraham. The Conduct of Inquiry: Methodology for Behavioral Science. San Francisco: Chandler Publ.Co., 1964.

Lee, Thomas W., Using Qualitative Methods in Organizational Research. Sage, 1998. [Lee = Prof., Univ. of Wash.]

Lee, 'Some Aspects of Scientific Investigation,"in: Decision Theory, pp.10-17.

Lyles, M.A. and I.I.Mitroff, "Organizational Problem Formulation: An Empirical Study," Adm.Sc.Quart. vol.25(1), March 1980, pp.l02ff. ["grounded theory" in exploratory research]

Manski, Charles F., "Regression," Journal of Econ Lit 29(1), March 1991, 34-50.

Massey and Meegan, eds., Politics and Method: Contrasting Studies in Industrial Geography. London: Methuen, 1985. [HC260D5P65/Geog.]

McNulty, James E. "Organizational Change in Growing Enterprises," Adminsitrative Science Quarterly 7(1), June 1962, 1-21. [Pol.Sc.]

Mednick, S.A. et al., eds., Handbook of Longitudinal Research.Praeger 1984. [BF713 H365 1984/ Suzz]

Mohr, Lawrence B., "The Reliability of the Case Study as a Source of Information," in R.F. Coulam and R.A. Smith, eds., Advances in Information Processing in Organizations, Vol.2, Greenwich, Conn. JAI Press 1985, pp.65-93, [HD69I65A3v.2/BA]

Morris, William, Management Science: A Bayesian Introduction. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1968. [introductory chapters]

Mott, Paul, "Measuring Organizational Effectiveness," in Mott, The Characteristics of Effective Organizations. N.Y.: Harper. [HM131M665]

Nachmias, David and Chava Nachmias, Research Methods in the Social Sciences. St.Martin's Press, N.Y. 1987.

Pettigrew, "The Research Process," ch.4 in: Politics of Organizational Decision Making. Tavistock 1973. [HD69D4P42 Suz and BA]

Schoenberger, Erica. "The Corporate Interview as a Research Method in Economic Geography," Professional Geographer, 43(2), 1991, 180-9.

Schulsinger, Fini, et al., Longitudinal Research: Methods and Uses in Behavioral Science. Boston: M.Nijhoff, 1981. [BF76.5 L67/Suzz]

Stone, Eugene, Research Methods in Organizational Behavior. Glenview, Ill.,: Scott, Foresman & Co., 1978.

Van Maanen, John, ed., (M.I.T.), Qualitative Studies in Organizations. Sage, 1998.

Uncles, M.D., Longitudinal Data Analysis: Methods and Applications. London Papers in Regional Science No. 18, Pion 1988. [HM24 L58/Geog.]


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