This course introduces theories and techniques related to research methods applied to organizations. It also provides an understanding of why and how organizational research is carried out. The focus is on analyzing organizational problems and using research as a problem-solving tool. Topics include problem definition, theoretical framework, hypothesis development, research design, experimental designs, measurement, data-collection methods, sampling strategies and preparing research proposals. Students develop a research proposal they apply to a problem of interest.
Prerequisite MG 5050 or undergraduate statistics course and Graduate standing