Editor: Professor David Ketchen and Professor Don Bergh
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This book series’ mission is to provide a forum for critique, commentary, and discussion about key methodology issues in the strategic management field. Strategic management relies on an array of complex methods drawn from various allied disciplines to examine how managers attempt to lead their firms toward success. The field is undergoing a rapid transformation in methodological rigour, and researchers face many new challenges about how to conduct their research and in understanding the implications that are associated with their research choices.The Research Methodology in Strategy and Management book series seeks to bridge the gap between what researchers know and what they need to know about methodology.
Research methods present the strategic management field with great opportunities and challenges; Each volume of Research Methodology in Strategy and Management aims to exploit the opportunities and meet the challenges. The work offered in this series addresses significant and timely methodological topics and strives to move the field toward improved use of method and theory to enhance the understanding of how organizations behave and perform. This resource showcases recent research by some of the field’s most respected scholars. They provide both reasoned and thoughtful critiques with novel and cutting edge research methods and applications as well as an examination of current common practices that have room for improvement and redirection.
Research Methodology in Strategy and Management provides a forum for critique, commentary, and discussion about key methodology issues in the strategic management field. The series is instrumental in initiating and guiding important conversations about how research methodologies are conducted in strategy and management. In each volume, a diverse selection of authors draw upon their deep and rich methodological experiences and their contributions not only address important and timely methodological topics but also provide plain and straightforward insights as to how to improve the application of research methods in strategy and management.
Renowned and emerging scholars (including former presidents and fellows of the Academy of Management and highly accomplished methodologists) contribute chapters in their areas of methodological expertise. This international and eminently accessible resources provides an important reference and inspiration for strategists, managers and researchers worldwide.
Collectively, the articles that make up this series offer state-of-the-art thinking about research methodology provided by intellectual leaders within the strategic management field. These high-quality contributions:
David J. Ketchen, Jr. is the Lowder Eminent Scholar in Entrepreneurship and a Professor of Management at Auburn University. He earned his Ph.D. at the Pennsylvania State University. His research interests include entrepreneurship and franchising, methodological issues in organizational research, strategic supply chain management, and the determinants of superior organizational performance. He has served as an associate editor for Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Operations Management, and Journal of International Business Studies. His work has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Operations Management, and Journal of Management, among others.
Donald D. Bergh is Professor of Management at the University of Denver, a Professor and Chair of Management at University College Dublin and a member of the Graduate Faculty of Purdue University. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His research interests include corporate strategy, divestitures, spin-off firms, mergers and acquisitions, and the application of research methods in organizational research. He has served as an associate editor for the Academy of Management Journal and for Organizational Research Methods. His work has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science and the Journal of Management.
Professor David Ketchen
Auburn University, USA
Professor Don Bergh
University of Denver, USA
“This book is a must read for doctoral students in strategy and management and seasoned researchers alike.”
Professor Charles Dhanaraj, Academy of Management Review, Volume 31.2
“Given that strategic management methods usage is trending toward more complex data-analytic techniques, but few methodological resources are targeted to strategic management researchers, this book series appears to be quite timely.”
Professor Christopher L. Shook, Organizational Research Methods, Volume 11.4
“Each chapter, written by experts in the field, presents cutting-edge insights on their chosen topic and encourages the reader to think beyond the issues addressed. The contents of these chapters are stimulating, engaging, and thought provoking, written in a style that is well crafted and easy to understand.”
Professor Robert P. Wright, Organizational Research Methods, Volume 11.4
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