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DDBA 8990 Writing the Doctoral Study Prospectus: Home

Welcome & course readings

Please find your required library readings below. See the links on the left for library and career services support.

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DDBA 8990 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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Bisoux, T. (2007). Research in action. BizEd, 6(2), 26–32. 

Duncan, S., & Harrop, A. (2006). A user perspective on research quality. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 9(2), 159–174. 

Echambadi, R., Campbell, B., & Agarwal, R. (2006). Encouraging best practice in quantitative management research: An incomplete list of opportunities. Journal of Management Studies, 43(8), 1801–1820. Not available in the library.

Friga, P., & Chapas, R. (2008). Make better business decisions. Research Technology Management, 51(4), 8–16. 

Johnson, P., Buehring, A., Cassell, C., & Symon, G. (2007). Defining qualitative management research: An empirical investigation. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, 2(1), 23–42. 

Riege, A. M. (2003). Validity and reliability tests in case study research: A literature review with "hands-on" applications for each research phase. Qualitative Market Research, 6(2), 75–86. 

Shah, S., & Corley, K. (2006). Building better theory by bridging the quantitative–qualitative divide. Journal of Management Studies, 43(8), 1821–1835. Not available in the library.

Wikman, A. (2006). Reliability, validity and true values in surveys. Social Indicators Research, 78(1), 85–110. 

Other Readings

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