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5175 General Reading List

Sustainability Consultancy Project, 2019/20, Semester C12
Dr Alice Owen
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

The research methods you use will depend on the specifics of your project, but here are some general and introductory texts which can help you think about the design of your method:

C. Cassell, G. Symon (Eds.), Essential guide to qualitative methods in organizational research, Sage, London 2004

C. Cassell 'Conducting research interviews for business and management students ISBN: 9781446273555 (pbk.) : £21.99; 9781446273548 (hbk.) : £65.00; 9781473917460 (PDF ebook) : £21.99' , Sage, London, 2015

N King and J Brooks ' Template analysis for business and management students ISBN: 9781473911574 (paperback); 1473911575 (paperback); 9781473911567 (hardcover); 1473911567 (hardcover)' Sage, London, 2017

J. Mason, Qualitative Researching, 2nd ed., Sage, London 2002  

R. Yin, Case Study Research - Design and Methods, 5th Edn, Sage, London 2013

Mills J and Birks, M (Eds) Qualitative methodology : a practical guide Sage, London 2014 This text covers a wide range of methods, few of which are directly linked to consultancy, but each method includes a comment on positionality and limitations which is helpful when you are selecting methods.

In the same way, your approach to project management will reflect your specific project, but the references below suggest some general guidance to draw on:

Burke, R (2003) Project management : planning & control techniques New York: Wiley  

Cleland, D and R, Gareis (2006).Global project management handbook. McGraw-Hill Professional

Lock, D (2007) Project management (9th edition). Aldershot: Gower  

Maltzman, R and D Shirley (2010) Green project management USA, Taylor and Francis Group

Project Management Institute (2013) A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide) 5th Edition. USA, PMI publications  

International journal of project management.

This list was last updated on 26/09/2019