RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES FOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Credit points: 15
The subject begins by situating research methodology within an historical context such that the previously hard boundary between qualitative and quantitative methods is appreciated. The focus of the subject is on social and behavioural research as it relates to research in Business and Management Information Systems. The central role of the research question and its link to the development of a conceptual model, research objectives and methodology are given extensive coverage. A range of quantitative and qualitative methods are introduced. Students who complete this subject will understand the key principles of research design and the challenges it presents. They will possess the necessary skills to evaluate research in a commercial and academic settings.
FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Zyngier
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Incompatible subjects MGT4RMA, THS5RMA
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Research methods for students and professional: information management and systems||Prescribed||Williamson, K. (ed)||CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY|
|Readings||Business research methods: a managerial approach||Recommended||Veal, A. J.||2ND EDN, PEARSON EDUCATION: AUSTRALIA, 2005|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTharanga Goonesekera
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 3-hour seminar/laboratory per week"
|one 1-hour research methods and analysis techniques test||20|
|one 3,000-word research assignment||60|
|one 500-word qualitative research review||10|
|one 500-word quantitative research review||10|