Click here to skip to content

Research Methods

Advice, guidance and sources of further information about qualitative and quantitative methods for research, including a guide to datasets for management research.

Below are digital reports etc that are part of the MBS Portal. For much more digital and print content, please use the search box, right.

Our picks

The importance of theory in social enterprise research

Please log in or register to read this item in full

The purpose of this article is to review the importance of theory in social enterprise research.

The importance of theory in social enterprise research

Please log in or register to read this item in full

The purpose of this article is to review the importance of theory in social enterprise research.

Evaluating politically sensitive programmes: the case of Preventing Violent Extremism (Prevent)

In this article, Giorgia Iacopini and Laura Stock, Researcher-Consultants at the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, consider how evaluation can be a useful intervention for managers who need to design and deliver programmes in contested social policy fields.

Methodological review of the Student Income and Expenditure Survey

A paper reports on recommendations for the sampling and data collection methodology of the Student Income and Expenditure Survey.

Social entrepreneurship: critique and the radical enactment of the social

Please log in or register to read this item in full

This paper seeks to pinpoint the importance of critical research that gets to problematise social entrepreneurship’s self-evidences, myths, and political truth-effects, thus creating space for novel and more radical enactments.

Research Councils UK: impact report 2011

Please log in or register to read this item in full

This report details the many ongoing activities through which the Research Councils are working together to achieve greater impact, as well as examples of the economic and social benefits which have been realised in this period on thebasis of earlier investments in excellent research.

Management and Business Studies datasets guide

This guide gives information about and links to a wide range of digital datasets for Management and Business Studies and related fields like Economics and Accounting/Finance, and shows you how to use the Management and Business Studies (MBS) Portal to find them.

Contribute content to the Library

Preserve and disseminate your work for free

By using this site, you agree we can set and use cookies. For more details of these cookies and how to disable them, see our cookie policy.