Building Methodological Bridges by Donald D. Bergh, David J. Ketchen

By Donald D. Bergh, David J. Ketchen

This publication sequence' undertaking is to supply a discussion board for critique, observation, and dialogue approximately key examine method concerns within the strategic administration box. Strategic administration depends on an array of complicated tools drawn from a variety of allied disciplines to check how managers try and lead their companies towards luck. With this in brain this 6th quantity of the sequence is equipped round the subject matter of 'Building methodological bridges'.

Within this overarching subject matter, this quantity contains subthemes. the 1st is 'Bridges among macro and micro study' and the second one is 'Bridges to more desirable designs and analysis'. With authors from an array of backgrounds, together with inspiration leaders from not just strategic administration, but additionally from organizational habit, human source administration, and entrepreneurship, we're convinced that the chapters provided within the present quantity will construct bridges for the organizational sciences towards better methodological rigor and creativity

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This method uses trained raters and measurement scales with established psychometric properties. Thus, although the challenges of collecting such data are nontrivial, systematic analysis of managerial biographies may provide the means for both theory-building and theory-testing research. In sum, in this final section of the chapter, we argued that UE research would benefit from a systematic program of validity studies wherein demographic surrogates were examined as measures of psychological variables.

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