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DDBA 8437 Quantitative Decision-Making in Professional Practice: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

DDBA 8437 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Brown, S. M. (1992). Cognitive mapping and repertory grids for qualitative survey research: Some comparative observations. Journal of Management Studies, 29(3), 287–307. Not available in the library.

Corner, P. D. (2002). An integrative model for teaching quantitative research design. Journal of Management Education, 26(6), 671–692.

Ongori, H., & Agolla, J. E. (2008). Occupational stress in organizations and its effects on organizational performance. Journal of Management Research, 8(3), 123–135.

Puryear, A. N., Rogoff, E. G., Lee, M.-S., Heck, R. K. Z., Grossman, E. B., Haynes, G. W., & Onochie, J. (2008). Sampling minority business owners and their families: The understudied entrepreneurial experience. Journal of Small Business Management, 46(3), 422–455.

Shepherd, D., & Rentz, J. O. (1990). A method for investigating the cognitive processes and knowledge structures of expert salespeople. Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management, 10(4), 55–70.

Straub, D., Boudreau, M.-C., & Gefen, D. (2004). Validation guidelines for IS Positivist research. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2004(13), 380–427.

Szerb, L., Terjesen, S., & Rappai, G. (2007). Seeding new ventures—Green thumbs and fertile fields: Individual and environmental drivers of informal investment. Venture Capital, 9(4), 257–284.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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