To equip students with theoretical knowledge and practical understanding of the major philosophical and methodological issues and approaches involved in carrying out scholarly business research.
Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
● Explain the rationale, discuss the justifications and elaborate on the appropriateness of the basis in doing scholarly research.
● Explain the underlying assumptions and limitations in the application of a specific research approaches and adoption of specific paradigms of research.
● Adopt and use relevant methodologies in the design of research, analysis of data, evaluation and synthesis the results and in explaining the phenomenon being studied or the issue being discussed.
Information gathering, data processing, interpretation, critical analysis of data and writing skills and ability to work independently.
Combinations of online lectures, tutorials, group discussions of issues and case studies and assignments.
● Presentation – 40%
● Project Paper – 60%