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A guide to professional doctorates in business and management

By: Anderson, Lisa.
Publisher: Los Angeles Sage Publications 2015Description: xviii, 248 p.ISBN: 9781446298336.Subject(s): Industrial management - Study and teaching - Higher | Industrial management - ResearchDDC classification: 658.072 Summary: A Guide to Professional Doctorates in Business and Management has been written by a team of experts with experience of the challenges faced in both studying for and supervising professional doctorates in business and management. Inside they address the key issues faced, in particular how these courses differ from a traditional PhD, and the different skills and approach needed for success. Chapters explore the nature and importance of PDs as leading change in the professional world of practice, and how they need to differ from traditional forms of doctorate such as PhDs. The guide also offers practical guidance on researching in this particular mode, and through writing and publishing a thesis, making a valuable contribution to professional knowledge. (http://www.sagepub.in/books/Book242918#tabview=title)
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Table of Contents:

1. The DBA and the Move to Professional Doctorates in Business and Management
Richard Thorpe, Lisa Anderson, Jim Stewart and Jeff Gold


SECTION A: DESIGNING AND CONSTRUCTING DBA RESEARCH

2. Crafting DBA Research
Ann L Cunliffe, Richard Thorpe, Lisa Anderson, Jim Stewart and Jeff Gold

3. Concepts and Theory Building
Mark NK Saunders, David E Gray, Paul Tosey and Eugene Sadler-Smith

4. Action Modes of Research
Joe Raelin

5. Enacting the Action Modes of Research
Mike Pedler and Jeff Gold


SECTION B: DEVELOPING AS A DBA SCHOLAR AND RESEARCHER

6. Becoming a Scholar-Practitioner
Lisa Anderson and Jeff Gold

7. Researching and Working In and With Organisations
Paul Ellwood

8. Ethics and Scholarly Practice
Simon Robinson



SECTION C: WRITING UP


9. The Dissertation: Contributing to Practical Knowing
David Coghlan and Rosalie Holian

10. Publishing from your DBA
John Lawler


SECTION D: SUPERVISION


11. The DBA and PhD Compared
Jim Stewart

12. Supervising
John Taylor



A Guide to Professional Doctorates in Business and Management has been written by a team of experts with experience of the challenges faced in both studying for and supervising professional doctorates in business and management. Inside they address the key issues faced, in particular how these courses differ from a traditional PhD, and the different skills and approach needed for success.

Chapters explore the nature and importance of PDs as leading change in the professional world of practice, and how they need to differ from traditional forms of doctorate such as PhDs. The guide also offers practical guidance on researching in this particular mode, and through writing and publishing a thesis, making a valuable contribution to professional knowledge.


(http://www.sagepub.in/books/Book242918#tabview=title)

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