Mono, mixed or multiple strategy approach: a descriptive study of the latest published articles in the International Journal of Project Management

Vizcarguenaga-Aguirre, Irati and López-Robles, José-Ricardo Mono, mixed or multiple strategy approach: a descriptive study of the latest published articles in the International Journal of Project Management., 2020 . In 3rd International Conference on Research and Education in Project Management – REPM 2020, Bilbao, Spain, 20-21 Februrary 2020. [Conference paper]

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To develop a valid and credible research project, it is essential to define in detail the research design. It will have a meaningful strategy to answer the research question. While some researchers suggest that there might be some benefits in adopting multiple and mixed strategy approach for conducting the research, some tend to stick to mono-methods. This article tackles a descriptive study that identifies the research strategies followed by top ranked researches, by reviewing the last two years of publications of the International Journal of Project Management, the leading journal for the field of project management and organization studies. The results suggest that most researchers stick to mono-methods, predominantly with qualitative techniques. Also, there is a higher trend to use case study strategies in the field.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: research strategies; mono-strategy; mixed-strategy; multiple-strategy
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
B. Information use and sociology of information
F. Management.
Depositing user: J.R. López-Robles
Date deposited: 01 Oct 2020 20:18
Last modified: 01 Oct 2020 20:18


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