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C/B/6191. Review of “Marginalization of Globally-Born Businesses: Ethnically Divided Trade in Hamburg and the World Economy-The Case of Global Persian Carpet Trade through Ethnic Networks” by Resaei

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1950
DATE:
2015
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The paper offers a review of the article “Marginalization of Globally-Born Businesses: Ethnically Divided Trade in Hamburg and the World Economy - the Case of Global Persian Carpet Trade through Ethnic Networks” by S. Resaei (2009). The methodology used in the study of Persian carpet trade in Hamburg is critically examined, the validity of conducted interviews is discussed addressing human and cultural aspect of business economics.

 

KEYWORDS: Review, Marginalization, Globally-Born Businesses, Ethnically Divided Trade, Hamburg, World Economy, Global Persian Carpet Trade, Ethnic Networks, Resaei,

 

C/M/3384. Methodology of research based on automobile customers' survey

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2500
DATE:
2013
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The paper looks at the methodology used for a study based on the survey of Greek and British automobile customers. An overview is provided of approaches to the choice of research methods and techniques including methods of statistical analysis, addressing ethical issues and limitations of the study, and presenting a time plan of the survey.

 

KEYWORDS: Methodology, customers, survey, statistical,

 

C/B/5503. Methodology of research into Barclay's bank performance

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4050
DATE:
2013
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The paper presents a chapter from a dissertation containing description of the research methodology used in the study of the financial performance of Barclay’s Bank. General information is provided about the nature of research philosophy, research approaches, research strategy, data collection techniques, ratio analysis and research ethics.

 

KEYWORDS: Methodology, Barclay’s Bank, research,

 

C/B/4983. UK short haul airline market and case of British Airways: data collection tools and analysis of findings

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4050
DATE:
2012
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The paper presents a chapter from a dissertation on the UK short haul airline market with the emphasis on British Airways (BA) detailing the use of questionnaires and interviews as techniques of research data collection. A quantitative statistical analysis of the collected data and their qualitative analysis are conducted. Conclusions are made summarising the findings of the research. The paper has no references.

 

KEYWORDS: UK short haul airline, British Airways, BA, data collection tools,

 

C/M/3026. Reflection on learning process during work at doctoral research proposal in management and behavioural finance

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2550
DATE:
2012
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The paper presents a reflection of the researcher on his/her learning progress during the work at the research proposal in the area of management and behavioural finance. The research proposal is evaluated, its purpose is explained, the importance of creating a research diary is argued, the choice of research strategies is justified, skills acquired at the initial stage of a larger research project are described.

 

KEYWORDS: Reflection, learning, research proposal, management, behavioural finance,

 

C/F/1580. Online disclosure of corporate governance information in Saudi Arabia: research methods

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2500
DATE:
2012
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The paper offers a chapter on the research methodology for the dissertation devoted to the online disclosure of corporate governance information by Saudi companies. Theoretical approaches to research methods are reviewed, research hypotheses are outlined, data sources on corporate disclosure are indicated, research philosophy and ethical issues are addressed.

 

KEYWORDS: Research methods, online disclosure, corporate governance information,

 

C/EC/401. Methodologies of research

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DATE:
2012
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The paper examines theoretical underpinnings of research methodology discussing the difference between research philosophies, research approaches, research strategies and techniques of research data collection.

 

KEYWORDS: Methodologies, research,

 

C/T/235. Study of Spain as destination brand: research methodology

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980
DATE:
2012
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The paper offers an overview of research methods that can be used in the study of Spain as a destination brand. Theoretical background is provided of research methods and paradigms, techniques of data collection and analysis, ethical issues associated with the research, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Study of Spain, destination brand, research methodology,

 

C/EC/399. Questionnaires and Interviews in Educational Research

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2250
DATE:
2012
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The paper examines the techniques of primary data collection for educational research focusing on interviews and questionnaires. The features of both techniques are outlined highlighting their advantages and disadvantages.

 

KEYWORDS: Questionnaires, Interviews, Educational Research,

 

C/B/4874. Validity and Reliability of Research Methods

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1050
DATE:
2012
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The paper examines factors that make a piece of research valid and reliable discussing reliability of information sources, the relevance of the samples subject to study, the primary methods of questionnaire and interview, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Validity, Reliability, Research Methods,

 

C/S/533. Career development opportunities for women in Saudi Arabian banks: research findings and analysis

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7700
DATE:
2012
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The paper presents a chapter from a dissertation on gender issues of career development in Saudi Arabian banks, devoted to the analysis of secondary research and primary data obtained from the staff of the AlAhli Bank (National Commercial Bank) and Bank-AlJazira (BAJ). The methodology of the research and the techniques of data collection are detailed, literature is reviewed on HRM policies and practices of Saudi Arabia including recruitment and selection (R&S), performance appraisal, rewards management, training and development, etc. Conclusions are made about the influence of national culture and Islamic values on career opportunities in Saudi women. The paper has no references.

 

KEYWORDS: Career development, women, Saudi Arabian banks, research findings, AlAhli Bank,

 

C/S/529. Use of randomized control trials in social development research

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1950
DATE:
2012
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The paper looks at the use of randomized control trials (RCT) examining their application in social development and health research. The strengths and shortcomings of randomised control trials are highlighted, the area of social development research is outlined, the value of RCT in social research is argued.

 

KEYWORDS: randomized control trials, social development,

 

C/B/4733. Preparation of Request for Proposal

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3650
DATE:
2012
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The paper looks at the process of Request for Proposal (RFP) preparation explaining the RFP concept and purposes, outlining the benefits of RFP, detailing the research proposal process, and describing related RFP activities, structure, components and possible drawbacks.

 

KEYWORDS: Request for Proposal, RFP,

 

C/B/4732. Review of A Researcher's Dilemma - Philosophical and methodological Pluralism by Knox

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950
DATE:
2012
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The paper presents a review of Karl Knox's study A Researcher's Dilemma - Philosophical and methodological Pluralism looking at the methods of academic research, focusing on the concept of critical analysis, and evaluating the contribution of Knox's paper into the theory of research methodology.

 

KEYWORDS: Review, Researcher's Dilemma - Philosophical and methodological Pluralism, Karl Knox,

 

C/M/2764. Primary research into consumer attitudes towards customer loyalty programmes offered by hotels

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2950
DATE:
2012
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The paper reports on quantitative and qualitative analysis of primary data obtained via questionnaires, surveys and interviews to study consumer attitudes towards customer loyalty programmes (LPS) offered by various hotels. The relationship between demographic variables and consumer attitudes is established, recommendations are suggested about the segmentation of leisure and business customers in the development of hotels' loyalty programs.

 

KEYWORDS: Primary research, consumer attitudes, customer loyalty programmes, hotels,

 

C/M/2751. Impact of demographic factors on customer loyalty in UK supermarkets. Research methods

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10150
DATE:
2012
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The paper offers a review of research methods on the topic “Impact of demographic factors on customer loyalty in UK supermarkets” providing information on various research approaches, paradigms, strategies, data collection techniques, etc. Research tools used in socio-demographic studies are explained and applied to the data collected in the course of analysis to define the dependence of customer loyalty in various supermarkets on the quality of supermarkets’ products and services. The limitations of the research are identified suggesting recommendations for further research in the area.

 

KEYWORDS: demographic factors, customer loyalty, UK supermarkets, research methods,

 

C/B/4672. Research methodology: theoretical perspective

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2100
DATE:
2012
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The paper presents a chapter form a dissertation devoted to the theoretical underpinnings of research methodology. Key concepts of research methodology are detailed describing types of research philosophy, research approaches, research design, data collection techniques, ethical issues of research implementation, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Research methodology, theoretical perspective,

 

C/M/2646. Primary research into marketing communications in Thai rubber latex firms: interview and questionnaire

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1050
DATE:
2012
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The paper presents a script of interview questions targeted at a senior manager of Thai Rubber Latex and a questionnaire designed to examine marketing communications practices used in rubber latex firms in Thailand. The paper has no references.

 

KEYWORDS: marketing communications, Rubber Latex Thailand, interview and questionnaire,

 

C/M/2386. Advertising strategy of Apple's store in Cardiff UK: research methodology

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2000
DATE:
2011
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The paper offers a description of the methodology for the research into the advertising strategy of Apple’s Macintosh used by the Apple’s store in Cardiff, UK. The methods of ethnographic analysis and textual analysis are described focusing on their application to the studies of marketing and branding. The use of interviews as a data collection technique is detailed evaluating the reliability of interview-based findings.

 

KEYWORDS: Advertising strategy, Apple’s store, Cardiff UK, methodology,

 

C/B/3942. The theory and application of the Research Process

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3350
DATE:
2011
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This paper focuses on research processes in the business environment, and begins by describing two different forms of research. The paper then identifies the four different steps of the market research process. The first step is outlined as problem or opportunity identification and formulation. The second is the research design, whilst the third is the research methods. The final step is the design of the research instrument. The paper then provides an example of a research process based on a fictional study.

 

KEYWORDS: Research process, market research, problem identification, research design, research methods, research instrument,

 

C/B/3823. Impact of technology on employee productivity: case of Oztasar: research methodology

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3750
DATE:
2011
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The paper presents a chapter of the dissertation devoted to the impacts of technology on employee productivity in Oztasar Ltd. Theoretical underpinnings of methodology are presented describing the paradigms of research philosophy, research approach, research design, research methods, etc. Research guidelines for a case study are suggested, data collection techniques are explained, the design of the questionnaire is justified, the limitations of the research are outlined.

 

KEYWORDS: Impact of technology, employee productivity, Oztasar Ltd, research methodology,

 

C/S/385. Can sheltered accommodation with ownership options be provided at affordable price?

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5050
DATE:
2011
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The paper presents a description of the methodology to be used in the study of affordable housing for the elderly in the UK aimed at exploring ownership options of bedsits in sheltered accommodation. The ethical aspects of the research are addressed, avenues for future research are outlined.

 

KEYWORDS: sheltered accommodation, affordable housing, research methods,

 

C/HR/1018. Research methods and ethical issues of HRM studies

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4500
DATE:
2011
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The paper looks at the advantages and limitations of the research methods used in the studies of human resource management (HRM). Pros and cons of various research philosophies, approaches, strategies, time horizons and data types are presented. Research ethics and new ethical policies of UK universities are discussed.

 

KEYWORDS: Research methods, ethical issues, HRM studies,

 

C/F/1143. Effects of regulations on Nigerian banks over 2002-2009: statistical analysis

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3250
DATE:
2011
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The paper offers a chapter from a dissertation on the effects of regulatory banking reform in Nigeria presenting statistical analysis of the risk-return relationship in Nigerian banks over 2002-2009 with regard to the asset risks, quality of loan portfolios, ROA, RGDP etc. Conclusions are made about the negative impact of tougher regulatory requirements on the banks’ cash flows. The paper has no references.

 

KEYWORDS: regulatory banking reform, Nigerian banks, statistical analysis,

 

C/B/3666. Research methodology. What are the cross cultural differences amongst organisations in the UK and Brazil based on Hofstede' power distance dimension?

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4650
DATE:
2011
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This research methodology and findings paper contains research on the power distance index. The key objectives are to evaluate the importance of understanding Power Distance to deal with and manage people coming from different cultural/environmental contexts in organizations, to analyse what type of organisational structure and management styles are most suitable for Brazilian organisations, and to analyse what type of organisational structure and management styles are most suitable for British organisations, taking account UK’s position on the Power Distance Index. The sources of data collection are examined, and the paper uses a questionnaire to obtain information. The remainder of the paper identifies all of the results from the questionnaire.

 

KEYWORDS: Research methodology, power distance index, cultural context, environmental context, organisational structure, management styles, Brazil, Britain!,