Research Methodology for Business - BUS 668

This course views research as a strategic activity that occurs within the context of limited resources and within a framework of ethical, legal, and social constraints. It is at a graduate level in the theory and practice of social science research as applied to business problems. The focus is on available research strategies and methods and their application to the development of a formal research design leading to successful implementation of research projects. Candidates will also be introduced to the conventions of reporting research and receive guidance in relation to the structure and format of their graduate reports and theses. Prerequisites: 18 credits.