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Module Reading List

Dissertation for Business Management, 2021/22, Semester B09
David Gilding
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Bell, J. 2005. Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers in education, health and social science. 4th edition. Maidenhead: Open University Press

Bryman, A. and Bell, E. 2015. Business Research Methods. 4th edition. New York: Oxford University Press  

Cottrell, S. 2014. Dissertations and Project Reports. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan

Creswell, J.W. 2003. Research design : qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method approaches ISBN: 0761924426(pbk); 0761924418. 2nd edition. London: Sage Publications 

Creswell, J.W. 2013. Qualitative inquiry and research design : choosing among five approaches. 3rd edition. London: Sage Publications

Davies, M.B. 2007. Doing a Successful Research Project. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan

Denscombe, M. 2009. Ground rules for social research : guidelines for good practice ISBN: 9780335233816 (pbk.); 0335233813 (pbk.). 2nd edition. London: Open University Press

Denscombe, M. 2014. The Good Research Guide. 5th edition. London: Open University Press  

Gray, D. E. 2017. Doing research in the business world ISBN: 9781473938434 pbk & interactive ebk; 1473938430 pbk & interactive ebk; 9781473915671 hardback; 1473915678 hardback; 9781473915688 paperback; 1473915686 paperback. London: Sage Publications  

Greetham, B. 2014. How to Write Your Undergraduate Dissertation. 2nd edition. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan

Hanke, B. 2009 Intelligent research design : a guide for beginning researchers in the social sciences ISBN: 9780199570799 (pbk.) : £19.99; 9780199570782 (hbk.) : £50.00; 0199570787 (hbk.) : £50.00; 0199570795 (pbk.) : £19.99. Oxford: OUP. 

Machi, L. A. 2012. The Literature Review: Six Steps to Success. 2nd edition. London: Sage Publications

Ridley, D. 2012. The Literature Review: A Step-by-Step Guide for Students. 2nd edition. London: Sage Publications

Saunders, M. Lewis, P., Thornhill, A. 2016. Research Methods for Business Students. 7th edition. London: Pearson  

Schutt, R. K. 2012. Investigating the social world: the process and practice of research. Thousand Oaks, London: SAGE Publications 

Truss, L. 2003. Eats, shoots & leaves : the zero tolerance approach to punctuation ISBN: 1861976127. London: Profile

Wisker, G. 2009. The undergraduate research handbook ISBN: 9780230520974 (pbk.) : £12.99; 0230520979 (pbk.) : £12.99. Houndmills: Palgrave MacMillan

This list was last updated on 27/07/2017