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POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH IN BUSINESS

Dedication
This book is dedicated to the memory of Stuart Rooks who inspired and enormously encouraged us in our teaching and writing. It is also for our children Edmund, Olivia, Aidan and Ella with love.

POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH IN BUSINESS A Critical Guide Sarah Quinton and Teresa Smallbone

Study Skills

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Contents
Acknowledgements About this Book 1 What is Management Research and What Does it mean at Masters’ Level? Developing a Critical Approach Generating, Developing and Mapping Ideas for Research Topics Making your Project Manageable Sources of Secondary Information How to Read Critically Organizing

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