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Title Researching the world of work : strategies and methods in studying industrial relations / edited by Keith Whitfield and George Strauss.

Publication Info. Ithaca : ILR Press, 1998.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 330 pages)
Note Articles by contributors recruited by the Research Methods Study Group of the International Industrial Relations Association (IITA).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-320) and index.
Contents ch. 1. Research methods in industrial relations / George Strauss and Keith Whitfield -- ch. 2. What is distinctive about industrial relations research / Thomas A. Kochan -- ch. 3. Qualitative methods: technique or size / Richard Whipp -- ch. 4. Quantitative methods: it's not what you do, it's the way that you do it / Keith Whitfield -- ch. 5. Experimental methods / Jan Bruins -- ch. 6. Role and challenge of case study design in industrial relations research / Jim Kitay and Ron Callus -- ch. 7. In the eye of the beholder: ethnography in the study of work / Raymond A. Friedman and Darren C. McDaniel -- ch. 8. Participatory action research: getting involved and creating surprises at the workplace / William Foote Whyte -- ch. 9. Large-scale national surveys for mapping, monitoring, and theory development / Neil Millward, Paul Marginson, and Ron Callus -- ch. 10. Employee attitude surveys / Jean Hartley and Julian Barling -- ch. 11. Comparative international industrial relations / George Strauss -- ch. 12. Using workplace surveys for comparative research / Keith Whitfield, Rick Delbridge, and William Brown -- ch. 13. Digging up the past: historical methods in industrial relations research / Greg Patmore -- ch. 14. Legal methods: asking new questions about law and the world of work / Suzanne Hammond and Paul Ronfeldt -- ch. 15. Sociological approaches to employment research / Daniel B. Cornfield and Melinda D. Kane -- ch. 16. Industrial relations research and the American policy-making process / Jay S. Siegel -- ch. 17. Funders and research: the vulnerability of the subject / William Brown -- ch. 18. Retrospect and prospect / Keith Whitfield and George Strauss.
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Subject Industrial relations -- Methodology.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Electronic books.
Added Author Whitfield, Keith.
Strauss, George, 1923-
Other Form: Print version: Researching the world of work. Ithaca : ILR Press, 1998 0801432901 (DLC) 97048339 (OCoLC)38024147
ISBN 9781501717710 (electronic bk.)
1501717715 (electronic bk.)