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Module Reading List

Human Resource Management Dissertation, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Adrian Murton
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Anderson, V. Fontinha, R., Robson, F., (2019). Research methods in human resource management : investigating a business issue London: CIPD   

Bell, E., Bryman, A., Harley, B. (2018). Business Research Methods, 5th edition (or previous editions), OUP

Bell, J., Waters, S., (2018), Doing Your Research Project: A Guide for First-time ResearchersAmacon

Easterby Smith, M., Jaspersen, L., M. Thorpe, R., Valizade, D. (2021). Management and Business Research, 6th Edition, Sage Publications.

Gill, J. and Johnson, P. (2010). Research Methods for Managers (Fourth Edition). London, Sage

Lee, B., Saunders, M. (2017), Conducting Case Study Research for Business and Management Students. London, Sage

Saunders, M., Lewis, P., Thornhill, A., (2019). Research Methods for Business Students 8th Edition (or previous editions), Pearson.

Whitfield, K. and Strauss, G. (1998) Researching the world of work : strategies and methods in studying industrial relations, Cornell University Press.

For more specific research issues see also:

Burawoy, M., (1998), 'The Extended Case Method', Sociological Theory, Vol. 16 (1)

Charmaz, K. (2013), Constructing Grounded Theory (2nd Edition), London, Sage

Collis, J., Hussey, R. (2013), Business Research: A Practical Guide for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students (4th Edition)New York, Palgrave MacMillan

Cresswell, J., Cresswell, D., (2018), Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods Approaches. London, Sage

Davies, M., Hughes, (2014), Doing a Successful Research Project Using Qualitative or Quantitative Methods. London. Red Globe Press

Hart, C., (2018), Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Research ImaginationLondon, Sage

Henninck, M., Hutter, J., Bailey, A., (2020), Qualitative Research Methods, London. Sage

Hammersley, M., Atkinson, P., (2019), Ethnography: Principles in Practice (4th Edition), London, Routledge

McNiff, J., (2017), Action Research: All You Need to KnowLondon, Sage

O'Reilly, K., (2008) Key Concepts in Ethnography. London, Sage

Ram, M., Edwards, P., Jones, T., Kisilinchev, A., Muchenje, L., (2015), 'Getting Your Hands Dirty: Critical Action Research in a State Agency', Work, Employment and Society, Vol. 29 (3). 462-478

Saldana, J. (2021), The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers. London, Sage.

Terry, G., Hayfield, T. (2021), Essentials of Thematic Analysis (Essentials of Qualitative Methods) American Psychological Association

Van Maanen, J. (2011), Tales of the Field: On Writing Ethnographically (2nd edition), Chicago, University of Chicago Press

This list was last updated on 16/08/2021